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- 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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Take the stress out of December and preparing for Year End by using Tricom's Year End Bulletin to stay on top of legislative changes that are important to the staffing industry.
 
We've collected all the relevant, timely and necessary information you need to ensure your staffing company is staying up-to-date with changes that directly impact your business.
 
Download the PDF version here: 2012 Year End Update 
 
As we move into 2013, one thing we know for certain is that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will continue their investigation on misclassification of independent contracts. The DOL is working with the IRS as well as other federal and state agencies to share information and jointly investigate claims of worker misclassification.
 
Have you taken the time to analyze what the stakes are in making the decision to have independent contractors?
 

 

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Legislative Updates

 
Washington state’s minimum wage increases by 15 cents to $9.19 an hour starting on New Year’s Day, the state Department of Labor & Industries announced Friday.
 
The state’s minimum wage is adjusted each year for inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index over the preceding 12 months. This past year, it is up 1.67 percent. The yearly recalculation is required by Initiative 688, which Washington voters passed in 1998.
 
 
The N.C. General Assembly recently passed E-Verify legislation that will become effective as follows: 
 
  • Effective Oct. 1, 2012—employers with 500 or more employees will be required to use E-Verify to check work authorization for all new hires. 
  • Effective Jan. 1, 2013—employers with 100 or more employees will be required to use E-Verify to check work authorization for all new hires.
 
The Florida minimum wage will to increase by 12 cents to $7.79 per hour effective January 1, 2013. For tipped employees, the minimum wage will increase to $4.77 per hour on January 1, in addition to tips.
 

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