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02/19 Biz bits

Anyone needing an update on new federal and state standards in the workplace for minimum wage, overtime, sexual harassment and safety can catch a seminar Wednesday at the Nevada City Elks Lodge.

The state Economic Development Department and the Grass Valley/Nevada County Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring the event set for 7:30 a.m.

The lodge is at 510 Highway 49.

Susan Kemp, a senior employment law counsel for the California Chamber of Commerce, is the featured speaker. Kemp has written and edited several state chamber publications on issues such as employee handbooks, sexual harassment investigations and family and medical leave.

Pre-registration is required.

For more information call 273-4667.


Tamara Trauernicht recently was named vice president of Sierra Central Credit Union here in Grass Valley.

The Grass Valley resident started her career as a teller at Placer Sierra Bank in 2002 and shortly after that she ascended to a personal banker position. As the company’s personal banker, Trauernicht helped make her branch into the top three Sierra Central Credit Union branches.

Sierra Central Credit Union has 16 branches throughout Northern California.

For more information, visit the bank at 559 Sutton Way or call 671-3009.


Crider Law recently launched a new Web site and family law blog.

Matthew Crider practices family law and civil litigation.

Visit http://www.criderlaw.net for the updated site. Anyone experiencing family law and divorce issues can visit the Northern California Family Law Blog at http://www.cafamilylawblog.com.

Locally, Crider Law is at 103 Providence Mine Road Suite 203 in Nevada City. His practice has locations in Roseville, Truckee and Marysville as well.

For more information, call Crider at 272-3037.


Lynette’s Tux-n-Tailor/Lynette’s Bridal Boutique received an elite dealer award from Jim’s Formal Wear for the third year in a row.

The award is based on quantity, customer service and accuracy of fit. It means the shop gets priority access to inventory along with other benefits.

Jim’s is the largest formal wear distributor in the United States.

For more information, visit the store at 162 South Auburn St. or call 477-7891.


Do you have news to share about your business? Contact Staff Writer Greg Moberly at gmoberly@theunion.com or 477-4234.

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