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- Tom Erb, President, Tallan Resources & Former President of OSSA

 

We are constantly on the alert for all the latest industry news, legislative updates, trends and more that could possibly impact your staffing business. Our president and CEO, Julie Ann Blazei, also shares her insights on the staffing industry in her message (link below). And when we don’t see information about a topic we feel is critical for you to know, we create it ourselves to share in our monthly email.

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Did you know that over 1 in 4 companies face a chance of having a material data breach in the next two years? Ponemon Institute confirmed this in their study sponsored by IBM. Did you also know that 47% of firms learn about of a breach to their personal information (PI) from a notification by an external party?

We often get asked for recommendations for other staffing industry service providers, as we have met many others throughout our decades in the industry. We’re careful to only recommend companies who share TRICOM’s same business values: integrity, a focus on clients and their best interests, and a superior product or service offering.

HELENA — The Montana State Fund board of directors has reduced workers’ compensation rates by 5 percent, state officials said Wednesday, adding it was the 11th year in row that rates have remained the same or decreased.

The rate filing must still be approved by the state Insurance Commissioner to ensure it is not excessive, inadequate or discriminatory, officials said. The board made the decision Friday.

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Legislative Updates

Worchester Business Journal Online (07/12/16)

The assessment rate Massachusetts employers pay to the state on workers' compensation insurance policies has dropped from 5.75 percent to 5.6 percent.

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Lexology (07/1/16)

The U.S. Department of Justice recently unveiled a rule that will increase possible penalties for unfair employment practices tied to immigration and employing undocumented individuals.

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The Washington Times (06/15/16)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - With the first batch of gradual increases to Oregon’s minimum wage launching in two weeks, employers and workers got final word from the state on Wednesday about how payroll checks should be handled from there on.

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