Entries by Fred Gaffney

Member News – January 26, 2022

Area Employers Invited to Talk with Students at Vo-Tech Open House Columbia-Montour Area Vocational-Technical School is holding an open house on Sunday, February 6th from 1 to 4 p.m. for junior high school students considering attending the school and their parents. Area employers are invited to attend to talk with students about job opportunities. Interested […]

OSHA Withdraws Vaccinate-or-Test ETS

On Tuesday, January 25, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it would be withdrawing it’s mandate that employers with at least 100 employees require vaccinations or weekly testing. The move follows the Supreme Court decision earlier this month which stated that “challengers were likely to prevail on their claims” challenging the Emergency […]

Nominees Announced for the Chamber’s 2022 Annual Awards

The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the nominees for the 2022 Annual Awards. The awards will be presented at this year’s Annual Meeting, the 81st for the organization. This year’s meeting will be held virtually Wednesday, Feb. 9th at 11:00 a.m. This meeting provides an opportunity to recognize organizations and individuals […]

What is the Employee Retention Tax Credit?

The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center is holding a free webinar Friday, January 28th to help employers understand the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC), including who qualifies, and the key questions to ask your CPA or payroll provider. The presenting firm has been able to help businesses calculate and amend their 941 filings to claim […]

Program to Develop Management and Team Leadership Skills Returns

A program designed to help employees develop and sharpen skills that relate to leading in today’s workplace environment is being offered again this Spring. The five-module Management and Leadership Certificate Program is appropriate for new or emerging leaders or existing workplace leaders, managers, and supervisors who have not previously been exposed to leadership training. The […]