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They share any information that’s available concerning our business or things that might affect our business. And I think they also are very effective in helping you understand why you need to look at things differently if you’re not looking at them the right way.
- Tanya Henry, Executive Director, Milwaukee Careers Cooperative

 

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.

Press Room

With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about the necessary tax statements you need to provide your employees: specifically W-2s. Instead of taking the time to distribute employee W-2s, check out the W-2 options from Tricom.

This past September, as over 15,000 people gathered to take part in Brigg’s & Al’s Run & Walk for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Tricom celebrated our 20th year of participation with hundreds of Tricom team members. The event capped off a year’s worth of fundraising (and fun!) activities.

Tricom’s 2016 Client Conference in Milwaukee, WI is coming up next month. We are excited to share summaries from several of the presentations by industry experts from across the U.S.

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Legislative Updates

State of Vermont (05/03/16)

In order to help people with criminal convictions find employment and build successful lives, Gov. Peter Shumlin has signed a bill to remove questions about criminal records from the very first part of job applications in Vermont. “Banning the box” will give those with criminal records a fair chance at a good job and reduce the risk of recidivism and incarceration. The law follows a 2015 Executive Order signed by Gov. Shumlin to implement a “ban the box” hiring policy for state jobs.

Insurance Journal (05/31/16)

Florida businesses could soon be paying almost 20 percent more for workers’ compensation coverage. In response to a recent decision from the Florida Supreme Court, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) filed a 17.1 percent rate increase with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) for all new, renewal and additional policies in effect on a “pro-rata” basis.

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United States Department of Labor (05/18/16)

Guidance for Private Employers on Changes to the White Collar Exemptions in the Overtime Final Rule

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