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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

Last month we brought you a host of legislative updates that are both pending (changes to the FLSA Exemption Rules) and confirmed (WOTC extension to 2019). We weren’t able to cover all the changes in just one newsletter, so this month we’re bringing you even more updates.  

Legislative changes that could impact your staffing company can be tough to keep track of, but we’ve been closely monitoring the changes to make sure you stay informed.

Due to an overwhelming number of client requests, Tricom is pleased to announce we will once again be hosting a Client Conference in 2016.

Mark your calendars for October 19 – 21, 2016. Staffing industry experts, owners, and service providers will converge in Milwaukee, WI to share ideas, network, learn, and have a bit of fun.

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Legislative Updates

Chicago Business Journal (07/01/15)

Chicago's minimum wage has increased from $8.25 an hour to $10 an hour. The minimum wage will increase to $10.50 an hour in 2016, $11 in 2017, $12 in 2018, and $13 in 2019.

Click here to read more.

 

On June 30th the Department of Labor has announced a proposed rule that would change the "white collar" overtime exemptions. This change could impact nearly 5 million white collar workers within the first year of its implementation.

Click here to read more about this.

The minimum wage will rise to $8.50 an hour in South Dakota starting January first. The South Dakota State Federation of Labor was among the groups that helped get the issue onto the ballot this fall. President Mark Anderson says they see the wage hike as grass-roots, economic development.

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