The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 WAGE & BENEFIT REPORT is now available. A resource prepared by the Chamber’s Economic Development Division, the publication is used by companies as a tool to ensure employers remain competitive in local compensation and benefits practices. There were 53 Greater Hall area employers participating in the 40-page report of wages in the areas of Office, Finance, Human Resources, IT, Lab, Material, Engineer, Maintenance and Production. The report also includes 11 pages of benefits and pay practices including insurance, retirement and work-life balance. Of the participating companies, 93% indicated plans to give their employees an annual cost-of-living increase; the amount of increase varied by company between 1% to 5% with an average at 2.59%.
The 2014 Wage & Benefit Report is available at the Greater Hall Chamber, 230 E.E. Butler Parkway in Downtown Gainesville. $30 for Chamber members; $50, Non-Members (+shipping and handling). For more information, contact Shelley Davis, Vice President Existing Industry, Greater Hall Chamber, 770-532-6206 x 108. Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgGainesville-Hall County, Georgia Gainesville-Hall County is home to 47 Fortune 500 firms, over 300 manufacturing and processing concerns, and 42 international companies. The community offers new and existing businesses unparalleled opportunities and support in a pro-business atmosphere with stable taxes, incentives, infrastructure, education excellence, and a superior labor force. These factors along with strong and visionary leadership serve to secure Gainesville-Hall County’s position of economic vigor, prosperity and quality of life.