County Resources


  • Doing Business in Santa Clara County - For information on permits, licenses, and business certification requirements for businesses operating in unincorporated Santa Clara County.


The Fair Workplace Collaborative Supports Businesses

The following organizations are members of the Fair Workplace Collaborative who implement OLSE's Labor Standards Outreach and Education Initiative by serving as resources for businesses in our community. They are dedicated to providing current up-to-date outreach and education services to employers to help them understand their responsibilities with respect to compliance, fair and equitable compensation, and HR business practices.

These trainings include:

  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wage & Hour/Legal Compliance
  • Sick, Vacation, Paid Time Off Policy
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Enterprise Foundation-

The Enterprise Foundation offers a wide variety of programs and services for present and potential small business owners.

Their services are offered in English and Spanish and also include no-charge expert counseling, free training, information resources, events, webinars, and seminars to the greater Silicon Valley community.


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Business Circle LatinX powered by Prosperity Lab -​

Latinx Business Circle provides the necessary information, training, and resources for small business owners.

Their services include business training, events, and seminars.

They are committed to helping small businesses become the best place to work and thrive! Call (408) 547-3190 for assistance or you can email:  [email protected]


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Step Forward Foundation -
Step Forward operates the Santa Clara County OLSE Advice Line in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Mandarin, Visayan, Hindi, and Punjabi. The Legal Advice Line is for workers and employers for employment related matters.

For information about help with labor compliance call the OLSE Advice Line at 1-866-870-7725.


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