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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

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.  

Legislative changes that could impact your staffing company can be tough to keep track of, but we’ve been closely monitoring the changes to make sure you stay informed.

Due to an overwhelming number of client requests, Tricom is pleased to announce we will once again be hosting a Client Conference in 2016.

Mark your calendars for October 19 – 21, 2016. Staffing industry experts, owners, and service providers will converge in Milwaukee, WI to share ideas, network, learn, and have a bit of fun.

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Legislative Updates

On June 30th the Department of Labor has announced a proposed rule that would change the "white collar" overtime exemptions. This change could impact nearly 5 million white collar workers within the first year of its implementation.

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The minimum wage will rise to $8.50 an hour in South Dakota starting January first. The South Dakota State Federation of Labor was among the groups that helped get the issue onto the ballot this fall. President Mark Anderson says they see the wage hike as grass-roots, economic development.

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The Montana State Fund's board on Friday approved its largest dividend ever for most of its 27,000 business customers in the state.

The dividend equates to an average 16 percent reduction of workers' compensation insurance premiums paid by businesses in 2012, fund officials said.

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