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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.

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Don’t be held back by your funding provider.

 
 
 

“Accuracy is critical.

You just can’t have mistakes when you’re dealing with your customers when it comes to invoicing. You can’t have mistakes when it comes to paying your people. Critically, when you’re funding a large payroll, you don’t want to spend a lot of time trying solving problems and fix things. You just want to take care of the administrative processes and move on to do business.” -Robb Mulberger, President, NRI Staffing
 
 
 

Shelly Wilkinson, Director of Sales/Marketing for Tricom Funding, recently participated in a radio interview with the North Carolina Association of Staffing Professionals.

Click here to listen!

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Legislative Updates

Washington state's minimum wage increases by 15 cents to $9.19 an hour starting on New Year's Day, the state Department of Labor & Industries announced Friday.

The state's minimum wage is adjusted each year for inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index over the preceding 12 months. This past year, it is up 1.67 percent. The yearly recalculation is required by Initiative 688, which Washington voters passed in 1998.

The Florida minimum wage will to increase by 12 cents to $7.79 per hour effective January 1, 2013.

For tipped employees, the minimum wage will increase to $4.77 per hour on January 1, in addition to tips.

Read Full Release: http://hr.cch.com/news/payroll/102512a.asp

 

The N.C. General Assembly recently passed E-Verify legislation that will become effective as follows: 

Effective Oct. 1, 2012—employers with 500 or more employees will be required to use E-Verify to check work authorization for all new hires. 

Effective Jan. 1, 2013—employers with 100 or more employees will be required to use E-Verify to check work authorization for all new hires.

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