CalSavers: Retirement Made Easy For CA Small Businesses @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Jul 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Please join Small Business Majority at SJPL Works in the San Jose Public Library for an interactive presentation on CalSavers, California’s new individual retirement savings account for small businesses unable to offer a workplace based retirement plan. 

Topics Include:

  • Retirement crisis in California
  • Benefits of offering retirement plans
  • Employer and employee eligibility for CalSavers
  • How the program will work and employer responsibilities
  • Resources, Q&A

Free. No registration required, but encouraged.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.


Federal/State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar @ Silicon Valley SBDC
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

You will learn:

  • California payroll reporting requirements: forms, employer obligations, reporting, and payment requirements.
  • Independent contractor reporting requirements
  • Electronic filing and payment requirements and options
  • Federal payroll reporting requirements, including Forms 940, 941, 1099, W-2, W-4, W-9, and alternative filing.

There is no charge for this seminar.

To make reservations, visit the EDD website at www.edd.ca.gov/payroll_tax_seminars/ or call 866-873-6083

Employee or Independent Contractor Seminar
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

You will learn:

  • Common misconceptions about independent contractors.
  • Ways to combat payroll tax fraud.
  • How to distinguish between employees and independent contractors.
  • Statutory and exempt employment.
  • Resources to help classify workers.
Employers Benefit From A Registered Apprenticeship Program @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come learn how Registered Apprenticeship programs help businesses develop highly skilled employees, reduce turnover rates. and  increase productivity.

Presented by the CA Division of Apprenticeship Standards.

Free. No registration required, but encouraged.

Parking validation for garage at 88 S. 4th Street will be provided at the program.

Healthy Employees, Healthy Bottom Line Workshop @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Small business owners spend their days concentrating on their particular specialty, but there’s one thing they have in common: they all have to contend with a host of similar workforce issues.

Join Small Business Majority at San Jose Public Library for a workshop on a variety of workforce and healthcare laws as they pertain to small businesses, including paid sick days, paid family leave and Covered California for Small Business.

Topics include:

  • Covered California for Small Business — online health insurance marketplace where small businesses and the self-employed can shop for health coverage for their needs and budget

  • California’s Paid Family Leave Program — employer obligations, employee eligibility requirements

  • California’s new paid sick days law

  • Tools and resources to help you navigate the new laws

A question and answer portion will follow.

For questions, please contact Rhea Aguinaldo at raguinaldo@smallbusinessmajority.org or (415) 654-4846.

Free. No registration required, but encouraged.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.