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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

Cybercriminals often rely on chance. That’s why they tend to roll the dice with large organizations. While it’s important to have preventative measures in place to protect your company’s data and devices, it’s perhaps more important to recognize if a hacking attempt has slipped through the cracks.

By Shoaib Yunus

While you’ve seen most organizations relying on a marketing and sales team to bring home the revenue, the success of these functions depends on how you train them.
Building a successful sales team requires attention to certain key details. And here are some factors I believe are critical in building and training a great sales team to expect the desired results.

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Legislative Updates

The National Law Review

On September 19, 2018, the New York Attorney General (“NYAG”) released a Frequently Asked Questions document(“FAQ”) regarding non-compete agreements in New York.

Click here for more information and to view the FAQ.

Great Falls Tribune

Montanans earning minimum wage will see the rate increase 20 cents an hour to $8.50  on Jan. 1.

Click here for more information.

The News-Herald

Ohio’s minimum wage is scheduled to increase on Jan. 1, 2019, to $8.55 per hour for non-tipped employees and $4.30 per hour for tipped employees, according to a news release from the Ohio Department of Commerce.

Click here for more information.

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Health Updates

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created new reporting requirements under Internal Revenue Code sections 6055 and 6056. Under these new reporting rules, certain employers must provide information to the IRS about the health plan coverage they do or do not offer to their employees.  

 
The United States Department of Labor just released new FAQs on the upcoming deadline for sending notice of coverage options.  A notice to employees about the Health Insurance Marketplace must be sent by October 1st of this year.  For more on formation on this, including whether fees apply and templates for writing your notice, please visit their website here: http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/faqs/faq-noticeofcoverageoptions.html
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