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- 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

By Brad Bialy, Haley Marketing Group

With Facebook reporting 2.2 billion monthly users in Q4 of 2017, gone are the days when staffing firms could disregard Facebook as a viable recruiting tool.

But, with great opportunity comes great challenge.

Taking clients or prospects out for a meal or an event has been a long-standing business practice. It's a great way to get to know both them and their businesses better, while developing lasting relationships. Under the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act implemented at the start of this year, the tax implications for these activities have changed.

Progressive employers are embracing the forces of change brought by a multi-generational workforce. Employees in today’s workforce span four generations: Baby Boomers (1946-1964), Generation X (1965-1980), Millennials (1981-1997) and Generation Z (1998-2002).

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Legislative Updates

Insurance Journal (10/26/2017)

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has adopted an advisory pure premium rate that lowers the benchmark to $1.94 per $100 of payroll for workers’ compensation insurance.

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Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (10/18/2017)

Days before the end of the 2017 California legislative session, Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills into law, which ban asking about criminal convictions and salary history on employment applications starting on January 1, 2018.

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The Staffing Stream (10/25/2017)

Last month, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law House Bill 690, which amended the state’s Day and Temporary Labor Services Act to impose additional requirements on staffing agencies.

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