Local, State, and Federal Resources

Resources on local workforce, business environments, labor laws and other resources for employers in Shasta and Trinity County.

Labor Market Information

Sheila Stock is the new Labor Market Consultant for the Northern California area. She can provide analysis of employment trends and is available to make presentations on a variety of labor market information subjects. She provides a variety of services including custom data runs. Sheila Stock, (530) 225-2383 Email sheila.stock@edd.ca.gov

Labor Market Links

  1. Shasta County Profile
  2. Trinity County Profile
  3. EDD Labor Market Info
  4. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  5. North Valley Employer Advisory Council developed to promote a stronger partnership between the California EDD and the business community

Local, State and Federal Links

City and County Websites
  1. City of Redding
  2. City of Anderson
  3. City of Shasta Lake
  4. Shasta County
  5. Trinity County
Economic Development
  1. Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce
  2. Weaverville Chamber of Commerce
  3. Employment Development Corporation (EDC)
  4. Superior California Economic Development (SCED)
  5. Cascade Small Business Development Center at Shasta College

State Of California

  1. Board of Equalization: Sales and Use taxes
  2. CA Chamber of Commerce: News, commentary
  3. CA Code of Regulations
  4. CA Taxes: State and federal tax info, useful links
  5. CalGOLD: Business permit assistance
  6. Contractors State License Board
  7. Department of Consumer Affairs Licensing information in more than 200 business categories, such as the medical and financial professions
  8. Department of Fair Employment and Housing To protect the people of California from unlawful discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations, and from the perpetration of acts of hate violence.
  9. Secretary of State Business filings (Corporations, Limited Liability Compancies, etc), notary public applications, and Uniform Commerical Code filings
  10. Small Business Administration Financing, training, and advocacy for small firms

Department of Industrial Relations:

  1. Labor Standards Enforcement State wage and hour issues
  2. Occupational Safety & Health
  3. Workers’ Compensation Insurance against on-the-job injuries
  4. Employment Development Department (EDD) State payroll taxes, unemployment and disability insurance benefit issues, job placement, and labor market information
  5. Franchise Tax Board: State income tax

Federal Government

  1. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Regs and policy guidance, employers/employees
  2. Family and Medical Leave Act
  3. Federal Tax Credit Forms Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)
  4. HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program Provides Federal contracting preferences to small businesses in urban communities.
  5. Immigration and Naturalization Services Information for employers, employment eligibility verification, Form I-9
  6. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Federal payroll taxes and federal income tax
  7. IRS Tax Forms & Publications
  8. US Department of Labor Federal wage and hour issues
  9. US Office of Personnel Management
 
   

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        Learn how to use Microsoft's electronic spreadsheet program in this beginning workshop.  We will go over basic terminology, the ribbon, spreadsheet tools, navigating the spreadsheet, selecting cells and ranges, basic formulas, and entering data to create a simple spreadsheet. 

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