Entries by Fred Gaffney

Chamber Thanks Sponsors of Upcoming Golf Outing

Some of the sponsors for the upcoming Chamber Golf Outing at Knoebels Three Ponds Golf Club have been finalized, and the Chamber would like to take a moment to thank the following sponsors: Sponsors: Event – Williams Beverage- Generations Construction, Inc. Dinner- Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital Dinner- MetroCast Communications Lunch- Berwick Health and Wellness Fund of CSCF Snack- First […]

Quality Living Guide Published

The Columbia-Montour Chamber of Commerce and Columbia Montour Visitors Bureau are pleased to announce the release of the Quality Living guide.  The publication is complete with high quality images and detailed information about Columbia and Montour counties.  It will be distributed as a tool to promote and grow our area’s economy.  The 40-page guide showcases everything that […]

Understanding New Overtime Regulations

Employers have until December 1, 2016 to comply with new overtime eligibility regulations developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The update, announced May 18th, is expected to extend overtime eligibility to 4 million workers. Detailed information, including fact sheets for non-profit organizations, higher education, and local governments can be found on the Department’s […]

DOL Releases New Overtime Regulations

Last Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced updates to overtime regulations, which extends overtime eligibility to over 4 million workers. President Obama directed the Department to update the regulations in 2014. Employers have until December 1, 2016 to comply. Key highlights are as follows: The salary threshold will be increased to $47,476 annually […]

Flood Protection Project Proceeding On-Time

From SEDA-COG   The Columbia County flood risk management project is about 75 percent complete with full completion anticipated in November. To date, the project is on time and on budget. Construction started last March with the official groundbreaking following that April. The $30 million project will preserve over 700 jobs at the Autoneum North […]