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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

Happy New Year! Every new year comes with its own sense of excitement for new beginnings and fresh starts. But we are especially excited about 2019 for two very specific reasons: TRICOM is celebrating our 30th anniversary, and we’ll be hosting another Client Conference in September.

It’s hard to believe that 2018 is quickly coming to a close. That means new tax and minimum wage changes are on the horizon. In preparation for the new year, we’ve compiled a list of important changes that will help you prepare your staffing company for 2019.

Earned Income Tax Credit Notice Information:

Recently, states have been entering into joint efforts with the US Department of Labor to identify employees who are misclassified as independent contractors. This has been a hotbed issue for the past few years, however, with the assistance of the U.S. DOL, this issue will only become more prevalent, allowing for more investigations and more companies, in all industries, to be audited.   

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Legislative Updates

AP News

Voters in conservative Utah have decided to join the growing number of states legalizing medical marijuana and expanding Medicaid to cover tens of thousands more low-income residents, two issues that had long stalled out with conservative state lawmakers.

AM Best

Alaska Insurance Director Lori Wing-Heier has approved average workers’ compensation loss cost reductions of 14.8% in the voluntary market and 17.5% in the assigned risk market.

California Department of Insurance

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones today adopted and issued a revised advisory pure premium rate, lowering the benchmark to $1.63 per $100 of payroll for workers' compensation insurance.effective January 1, 2019.

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