Chamber News & Blog

December 13, 2017
Article type: News
Thanks to our leadership role, state lawmakers unanimously passed legislation to allow taxpayers to work directly and more effectively with Treasury to resolve tax disputes.
man with stuff boxed up
December 7, 2017
Article type: Blog
Stories of employee off-duty conduct seem to surface every week.
skeptical interviewer
December 5, 2017
Article type: Blog
Interviewers need to be aware of warning signs; spotting them quickly can prevent possible problems later.
December 4, 2017
Article type: News
Good news! A three-bill package of legislation to increase stakeholder engagement and transparency in the DEQ's rule making process is gaining momentum.  
December 1, 2017
Article type: Blog
Effective January 1, 2018, the minimum wage rate will increase from $8.90 to $9.25. This new change to state law marks the end of a gradual 25 percent increase of the minimum wage.
beverage manufacturing
November 29, 2017
Article type: Blog
Collecting, calculating, reporting and paying sales tax can be a confusing aspect of running a business.
shipping containers
November 21, 2017
Article type: Blog
Take this twenty-question quiz developed by the MSU Broad College of Michigan International Business Center and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to evaluate your company's export readiness.
meeting
November 20, 2017
Article type: Blog
Whether you are currently in the middle of a deal to sell your business or just beginning to think about the process, at some point you will have to inform your employees about the intended transition of ownership.