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Growing your team is an important part of growing your business. But it’s not always a simple process. There are expenses and laws to take into account, like California’s new $15 an hour minimum wage. And you may even have to deal with things like seasonal hiring, which the White House may be able to help you with.

Read about these news items and more that may impact your small business in this week’s Small Business Trends news and information roundup.


California Minimum Wage Poised to Rise to $15 an Hour

Labor costs just shot way up in the states of California and New York. California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday that will raise the minimum wage in the state to $15 an hour. Similar legislation was signed in New York the same day.

What Can the White House Teach You About Summer Hiring?

Are you starting to think ahead to summer hiring? Maybe you own a seasonal business that needs more staffers in the summer — or maybe you’re just thinking summer could be

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Source: Small Business Trends