Entries by Fred Gaffney

ChamberChoice to Offer Webinar on Successful Open Enrollment

ChamberChoice will offer a webinar on open enrollment titled “Guarantee a Successful Employee Open Enrollment” this Thursday, Oct. 12, at 10 a.m. It is available free-of-charge to all Chamber members as a benefit of membership through the Chamber’s affinity programs through ChamberChoice.  To register for this webinar and for a list of other upcoming webinars on […]

Bloomsburg Council Candidates Discuss Flood Protection, Parking and Open Government

Ten candidates vying for Bloomsburg Town Council expressed their views on the most pressing issues facing the Town, how to better interact with Bloomsburg University, and how to support business growth at a candidate forum held Wednesday, Oct. 4 at the Alvina Krause Theatre, home of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. Several candidates emphasized the need to […]

You Just Never Know

From Joe Kantz/North Shore Railroad A few months ago, I received an email that appeared to be an invitation to a meeting at the White House from President Trump’s Administration. My first thought was “this must be a scam.” The next day, I received a phone call from someone at the White House wanting to make sure I received […]

PA Chamber Sets Pro-Business Fall Legislative Agenda

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry On the legislative front, the fall legislative session is in full swing, and while the PA Chamber continues to keep a close eye on the yet-to-be resolved budget stalemate, we are also working on a host of other pro-business issues. Part of our agenda this fall includes two […]

Coalition Memo Urges Support for Legislation to Address Workers’ Compensation Case

The PA Chamber organized a multi-industry coalition letter last week urging House lawmakers to sign on as cosponsors and lend support to soon-to-be-introduced legislation that would accommodate a recent state Supreme Court decision related to workers’ compensation. In August, the court ruled in the Protz v. Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board case to throw out Impairment Rating Evaluations that have […]