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They're just knowledgeable about the staffing industry as a whole, so they provide not just payrolling services, but they also provide a variety of resources to their customers.
- Tom Erb, President, Tallan Resources & Former President of OSSA

 

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

Sales are the lifeblood of any staffing company — which is why many staffing companies are looking for ways to take their sales team to the next level. In response to this renewed focus, TRICOM is pleased to partner with staffing sales expert Tom Erb, President of Tallann Resources, to offer a staffing industry specific TUTOR Two-Day Sales Training Class exclusively for TRICOM clients.

The US requires that companies only hire employees who are eligible to legally work in the United States — either US citizens or foreign citizens with the appropriate authorization. Form I-9 is the Employment Eligibility Verification Form used for verifying the identity and employment authorization of anyone hired in the US.

Did you know that coffee beans aren’t beans but are actually seeds? Or that peanuts aren’t actually nuts but are legumes, part of the same plant family as beans and peas?

What does this have to do with staffing? A lot, actually.

Click here to read full article, "Top 4 Misconceptions About TRICOM and Asset Based Lending" by By Julie Ann Blazei, President / CEO, TRICOM

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Legislative Updates

Tampa Bay Times (10/13/2017)

Floridian employees who make minimum wage can expect a bump in their paychecks come Jan. 1. The minimum wage for 2018 will be $8.25 per hour, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced Friday. That's up from $8.10 this year.

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The Peninsula (10/13/2017)

The Michigan’s Workers’ Compensation system announced this week that premium rates are set to fall 9.3 percent for 2018.

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Workcompcentral.com, Inc. (9/7/2017)

Now that the nation’s main workers’ compensation rate-maker has recommended another rate decrease in Tennessee, businesses’ premiums will likely drop for the seventh year in a row.

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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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