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

The start of 2014 has brought an unusually harsh winter and a spate of extreme weather. But 2014 has also brought the staffing industry some unexpected, good news: growth. At Tricom, we’ve noticed our client billings are up 15% in the first two months of 2014 over this same time last year. What we’re hearing from our clients is positive news as well. Things are busy, and that’s a very good thing.


We’ve written in the past about how important it is to get involved in your state and national staffing associations. It’s your chance to have your voice heard and make an impact on pending legislation that can affect the staffing industry.


It’s also important to get involved to help rejuvenate you and your staffing business – with new ideas, new contacts and renewed energy. The SIA 2014 is an excellent place to start.   


Top 5 favorite things about the SIA Executive Forum


It’s been a labor of love over the course of many months, and we’re pleased and excited to announce the launch of our new website


At Tricom, we strive to be more than just a funding provider — and we think you’ll find that is more than just a funding site. Despite the updated look and feel, what remains the same at is the focus on staffing and all the latest staffing industry news, information and trends that are important to staffing owners and managers.



Legislative Updates

Insurance Journal (05/31/16)

Florida businesses could soon be paying almost 20 percent more for workers’ compensation coverage. In response to a recent decision from the Florida Supreme Court, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) filed a 17.1 percent rate increase with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) for all new, renewal and additional policies in effect on a “pro-rata” basis.

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United States Department of Labor (05/18/16)

Guidance for Private Employers on Changes to the White Collar Exemptions in the Overtime Final Rule

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ABC News (04/01/16)

California and New York are poised to become the highest-paid minimum-wage states in the nation after their governors each reached deals with lawmakers to raise the lowest amount a worker can be paid to a record-shattering $15 an hour.

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