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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

By Shoaib Yunus

While you’ve seen most organizations relying on a marketing and sales team to bring home the revenue, the success of these functions depends on how you train them.
Building a successful sales team requires attention to certain key details. And here are some factors I believe are critical in building and training a great sales team to expect the desired results.

With job openings hovering at historically high levels, a shrinking labor pool, and the IRS cracking down on regulatory compliance, it is more important than ever to ensure your benefit management practices are both supporting and protecting your business and your employees’ best interests.

You can’t turn on the news, look at a paper, scroll through a newsfeed, or grab a magazine without seeing another claim of sexual harassment in the workplace. The #MeToo movement has gained momentum with some prominent, high profile harassment cases and accusations. The result has been a heightened sensitivity to harassment claims in the workplace both in and out of the spotlight.

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Legislative Updates

The National Law Review

On September 19, 2018, the New York Attorney General (“NYAG”) released a Frequently Asked Questions document(“FAQ”) regarding non-compete agreements in New York.

Click here for more information and to view the FAQ.

Great Falls Tribune

Montanans earning minimum wage will see the rate increase 20 cents an hour to $8.50  on Jan. 1.

Click here for more information.

The News-Herald

Ohio’s minimum wage is scheduled to increase on Jan. 1, 2019, to $8.55 per hour for non-tipped employees and $4.30 per hour for tipped employees, according to a news release from the Ohio Department of Commerce.

Click here for more information.

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