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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.

Press Room

This month a new President with the support of both a Republican-controlled House and Senate takes control. When President Trump took the oath of office, on the heels of that oath will come a host of significant changes that will impact the economic and business landscape of the country.  

As 2016 quickly winds down and 2017 is merely weeks away, important tax and wage changes are on the horizon.

We’ve put together a list of the top changes that you’ll need to prepare your staffing / consulting business for 2017. From minimum wage increases, to states with changing tax tables, to Earned Income tax credit notice requirements, we’ve collected the information you need to face the tax changes coming in 2017 with confidence.

Earned Income Tax Credit Notice Information

Menomonee Falls, WI, October 6, 2016 — TRICOM, headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI, was honored with a 2016 American Staffing Association Care Award.

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Legislative Updates

Connecticut Department of Labor (03/31/16)

The Connecticut Department of Labor today announced that employers throughout Connecticut will pay a lower federal tax, with no special assessment required, this calendar year. The lower rates are the result of the state’s repaying the federal loan that was needed to continue paying Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits during the last recession.

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (03/28/16)

I-9 Form Set to Expire - US Citizenship and Immigration Services seeks comments on proposed changes to Form I-9. USCIS published a 30 day notice inviting public comment on proposed changes to FORM I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. The comment period expiration date is April 27, 2016.

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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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