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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

Although it’s easy to get caught up in day-to-day business operations, we’ve come to recognize over the years that it’s important to take a step back and continue our own learning and growth when it comes to leadership — not only for the benefit of TRICOM as a company, but also for us to share this knowledge with our clients and the staffing industry.

The American Staffing Association provides a monthly legal update called the ASA Legal Line. This series features a member of the ASA legal team who addresses critical legal, regulatory, and legislative topics that may have a direct impact on your staffing business.

With workplaces in some areas starting to reopen after the loosening or lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, health experts are claiming that workers will return to a different type of workplace than which they had previously known.

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Legislative Updates

Employment Security Department Washington State

A state law passed March 2020 allots $25 million to the COVID-19 Unemployment Account.

The National Law Review

Louisiana has long had in its statutes one of the nation’s most distinctive non-compete laws, and that statute has just been amended in a subtle but important way.

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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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