Senator Michael Von Flatern
Representative Scott Clem
Representative Roy Edwards
Representative William "Bill" Pownall
Commissioner Mark Christensen
City of Gillette
Council Member Billy Montgomery
More Detail on New Overtime Regulation
Prepare Now for December Implementation
Despite an onslaught of comments from business and industry leaders asking the federal government to refrain from passing onerous regulations increasing the wage threshold for exempt employees, the Department of Labor has released the final rule updating the overtime regulations.
With a December 1 effective date, businesses have time to determine how they will comply with the new rule, but the U.S. Chamber urges businesses to begin planning sooner rather than later. We will be rolling out more information on implementation moving forward. In the meantime, click here for resources to help you understand the regulations.
Date: June 1, 2016
Focus on the Facts
The Chamber has had numerous requests for an update on economic conditions in Gillette. We have compiled the following information that can be relied upon when discussing the local business climate.
- Sales tax collections, including 1% and General Fund Sales and Use Tax brought in $32.4 million for the first ten months of FY 15-16, compared to $40.2 million and $46.3 million respectively from FY13-14 and FY14-15.
- Unemployment has risen from 3.6% in April 2015 to 7.9% in 2016.
- April 2016 unemployment figures show 2,038 employed compared to 941 unemployed in April 2015.
- Real estate listings have fluctuated over the past three years with 370 homes on the market in Gillette and Rozet in May 2014. Listings dropped to 305 in May 2015 and currently reflect 482 homes on the market in May 2016.
For complete data, click here.
Additional economic data can be accessed by linking to Community Builders, Inc. (CBI). CBI, a Wyoming-based consulting firm, publishes monthly report with economic data and analytical graphs for Wyoming’s 23 counties.
Date: June 1, 2016
2016 Advocacy and Legislative Principles
The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce 2015-16 Advocacy and Legislative Principles represents the Chamber’s commitment to improve the business climate and quality of life for the community. For more information, download the Campbell County Chamber’s 2016 Advocacy and Legislative Principles.
Elected Officials Directory
The information provided in the Elected Official Directory contains contact information for the elected officials in the districts you currently live in. Download a copy
Images of Gillette-Campbell County magazine
Our economy makes Campbell County a wonderful and exciting place to live. The Chamber has partnered with Journal Communications, Inc. to produce the dynamic publication, Images of Gillette-Campbell County magazine. View the digital version of this publication.