Tuesday's Metro Business Report

Posted - Dec. 11, 2001 at 7:30 a.m.



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THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FROM THE SALT LAKE CHAMBER WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, Small businesses now have access to legal and regulatory business information at businesslaw.gov. Businesslaw.gov is designed to help reduce the burden of complying with laws and regulations. Unlike other sites, businesslaw.gov gathers information across the different agencies and governments and is arranged according to topic.

The Chamber encourages the cooperation of employers as our nation’s leaders call various Reserve personnel of the United States Armed Forces and members of National Guard units to report for active duty. Employers are encouraged to become familiar with the laws that prohibit discrimination against those in the uniformed services.

1,365,064 passengers went through Salt Lake City International Airport in October. This is down 13 percent from last year. During October, airmail shipments were down 66 percent from last year.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: The Utah Public Safety Command, also known as UOPSC , estimated that the cost of providing security for the Games would be around $25 million dollars. Since September 11th, that cost has gone up dramatically as security precautions have increased.

The Chamber’s last Gold Medal Seminar is tomorrow, December 12th at the WestCoast Salt Lake Hotel. Lee Benson, the popular Deseret News columnist, will give you a humorous Insiders Look at 2002. Get the facts you need to help your business get the most out of the Games. Register now by calling the Chamber at 328.5097, or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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