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Human resources updates on California’s independent contractor law AB5, expansion of the California Family Rights Act, and the upcoming CalSavers Retirement Program deadline are among topics of this week’s free webinar presented by the Small Business Development Center at CSU Bakersfield.

Host and SBDC director, Kelly Bearden begins the webinar with updates on remaining available government pandemic relief programs and small business recovery opportunities.

Kelly is joined by Celeste Young-Ramos, CEO of the Restaurant Success Center and seasoned owner, manager and advisor of restaurants, and other businesses. Young-Ramos talks about a variety of human resources issues including updates on California’s independent contractor law AB5, CalSavers Retirement Program approaching June deadline for employers to register, expansion of the California Family Rights Act, and elements of the new Wage Criminalization Act.

Young-Ramos recently joined the SBDC as a consultant and provides services to clients in the area of human resources.

This marks the 114th in the weekly “Webinar Wednesday” series that provides reopening and current pandemic relief updates on available federal, state, and local funding options, tax credit programs, employee programs, and other opportunities helpful to employers and business owners.

The SBDC provides free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners. New and existing businesses can go to www.csubsbdc.com for more information or to sign up for assistance.

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.