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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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At the end of April, staffing company Golden Employment Group was ordered to pay $209,000 in civil penalties for 465 Form I-9 violations. Golden Employment receives between 2,000 and 3,000 applications a year, and has over 20,000 people in their database. They began using E-verify in 2008 to verify employees’ employment eligibility with the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration.

The Ban the Box movement has been around for over a decade, but has started to gain real momentum in terms of legal practices throughout the US in the last couple of years.

Last month we brought you a host of legislative updates that are both pending (changes to the FLSA Exemption Rules) and confirmed (WOTC extension to 2019). We weren’t able to cover all the changes in just one newsletter, so this month we’re bringing you even more updates.  

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Legislative Updates

Business Insurance (03/17/16)

The board of directors of the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has approved a proposal to reduce overall average rates for the state’s private employers by 8.6% and decrease projected annual premiums by $113 million next year.

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