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Grogan recognized by Fidelity
Fidelity National Home Warranty (FNHW) recently held its annual awards celebration at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel in Tempe, Ariz., where Annie Grogan of Reno was awarded the No. 1 Top Producer Award for 2010 as well as the Platinum Award in the President’s Circle of Excellence Club.
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ABWA monthly meeting set
The Reno-Tahoe Express Network Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will hold its monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa.
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Local attorney earns LEED accreditation
McDonald Carano Wilson managing partner John Frankovich announced that Patrick Murch has received the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional Building Design and Construction (BD+C) accreditation.
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Workers rally for jobs
With chants of “Put Nevada back to work” and “We want jobs,” hundreds of plumbers, electricians, sheetrock installers, building contractors, carpenters, engineers and other construction industry workers gathered Thursday outside the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno to tell legislators to put job creation at the top of their agenda. The Building Jobs Coalition of Nevada (BJCN), a nonprofit consortium of business, professional and labor groups...
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Tax abatements help companies
Nevada Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, who chairs the Nevada Commission on Economic Development (NCED), announced Wednesday that the commission has granted tax abatements to four companies for relocation and expansion efforts in Nevada that will result in more than $5 million in capital investment and 61 new jobs.
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Kona Gold opens in Sparks
Kona Gold Coffee-Wine-Cocktails has announced the opening of its second Reno-Sparks location inside Gold’s Gym at 255 Disc Drive in Sparks. The new express location will be open to all Gold’s members and nonmembers.
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Claypool named CEO of Renown South Meadows
Blain Claypool has been named chief executive officer of Renown South Meadows Medical Center where he will continue to oversee the Renown South Meadows facility as well as Renown Rehabilitation Hospital, Renown Skilled Nursing, Renown Health Home Care and Renown Surgical Arts.
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Blauth named managing director at R&R Partners
R&R Partners has announced changes to its account services department that will expand resources to benefit its clients and the community.
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SBA funding to increase contracting opportunities
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is accepting grant funding proposals from eligible and well-established national organizations interested in providing training, guidance, counseling, mentoring and procurement assistance to small businesses in teaming arrangements, which might be in the form of a joint venture or prime and subcontractor relationship, under its new Small Business Teaming Pilot program.
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Business Killers workshop held in February
Learn how to avoid the six most common mistakes that can destroy your business and your future in a free Business Killers workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 3 at the University of Nevada Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, in the Nell J. Redfield building A on the second floor.
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Stocks dip after unemployment applications rise
Stocks dipped Thursday after a report found that more people applied for unemployment benefits last week.
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Declaring Independence
Laws proposed that would fine employers for misclassifying independent contractors
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Employer Associations 2011 economic trends survey
RENO — “The 2011 Economic Trends Survey displays cautious optimism,” according to Jerry Bumgarner, a representative from the Employer Associations of America (EAA) survey research committee. This comprehensive survey of nearly 6,000 organizations reflects a consistent, cautiously optimistic view of 2011 by employers across the nation. While the survey had responses from all 50 states, the results did not vary significantly by region or state. ...
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Conference to focus on state labor laws
RENO — The 2011 Nevada Employment Law and Legislative Conference is an exclusive biannual event presented to human resources professionals and Nevada employers from every industry in the state. This conference offers a unique opportunity to interact with and listen to key state and federal leaders and lawmakers from diverse perspectives on the most compelling employment law, compliance and legislative issues facing Nevada employers. This year’...
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UPS driver honored for safety record
SPARKS — Gordon Hanson, a tractor trailer driver for UPS, recently was recognized by the company for completing 25 years without an accident. Hanson works out of the facility located at 355 Vista Blvd. in Sparks, providing service in the northern Nevada area. Manager Tom Karls presented Hanson with the 25-year safe driving award, recognizing his achievement. UPS drivers log more than two billion miles a year on U.S. roads and average less than...
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Contracting for jobs with WCSD
RENO — Mark your calendars for Jan. 13 for a free government contracting workshop. Representatives from the Washoe County School District purchasing department will be there to explain contracted products and services, how to become a supplier, how suppliers are selected and the bidding process. The workshop will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Building C conference room at the Washoe County Government Complex, 1001 E. Ninth St. in Reno. Re...
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E-verify might become law
A bill draft request requiring employers to use the federal E-verify system to confirm the eligibility of employees to work in the United States is set to go before the state Legislature in the 2011 general session.
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eWomen Wine, Women and Wisdom event
It’s not always easy to walk into a room full of strangers without some level of anxiety.
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Reno Sparks Chamber legislative conference
The 2011 Nevada Employment Law and Legislative Conference is an exclusive biannual event presented to human resources professionals and Nevada employers from every industry in the state.
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