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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.

Press Room

The U.S. Department of Labor issued its first round of guidance on the provisions of FFCRA last week. Although many questions remain to be answered, here's what we know so far:

• FFCRA went into effect on April 1, 2020

We attend a dozen or more conferences throughout the year, and while we find all of them to be interesting and informative, every once in a while a speaker comes along who really strikes a chord with us. Fabian Geyrhalter, author of the book Bigger Than This: How to turn any venture into an admired brand, was one such speaker.

Form W-4 for federal income tax withholding was significantly revised for 2020 in response to the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The changes to the form are meant to determine more accurate withholdings based on a fuller picture of the employee’s total income.

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Legislative Updates

The National Law Review

Louisiana has long had in its statutes one of the nation’s most distinctive non-compete laws, and that statute has just been amended in a subtle but important way.

The National Law Review

On Monday, August 10, 2020, lenders may begin submitting their Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness decisions to the Small Business Administration (SBA).

The Washington Post

Temporary workers would get paid the same as permanent workers for doing the same work under a bill Democrats introduced in the House on Thursday.

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