Entries by Fred Gaffney

Maintaining Status as an Employer of Choice

From My Benefit Advisor Employees and those looking for work in today’s environment have more options at their disposal than perhaps ever before.  There exists a wide range of occupations, employer locations, industry types and work arrangements available to each worker.  This allows an individual the ability to be more selective in choosing where they […]

Member News- June 16, 2021

United Way of Columbia and Montour Counties Will Launch Day of Action HOW DOES IT WORK? United Way of Columbia and Montour Counties reached out to local Partner Agencies to see where they needed support, and if we could fulfill any “wish lists” for their organizations. Seven nonprofits responded with twelve different projects they are […]

Legislation Would Extend Benefits for Restaurants and Bars

On Tuesday, June 15th, Governor Tom Wolf’s administration certified the results of the May primary election, resulting in the end of the disaster emergency declaration in Pennsylvania. While the Legislature has extended some regulatory waivers until September 30th, benefits afforded to establishments with liquor licenses, including drinks to go, have now ended. Three bills are […]

Chamber Calls for End to UC Bonuses

With workforce shortages causing businesses to reduce hours and services and outsource work, and the resulting supply chain issues, the Chamber’s Board of Directors is calling for an end to the $300 per week federal Unemployment Compensation bonus payments as soon as possible. Currently, the weekly bonus is scheduled to end in early September, though […]

Bloomsburg’s Parking App Up and Running

On June 14th, the town’s new parking application went live, which allows residents, employees and visitors to pay by smartphone.  Citizens now have the opportunity to download the free Pango Parking App and pay to park using a credit card. There will be a convenience fee to use the App. You will need to download […]