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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

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.

These days, employees must occasionally work on the road. This means they're taking important data out of the confines of their company's private network and exposing it to threats.

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Legislative Updates

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.

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Buelow Vetter Buikema Olson & Vliet, LLC

The Department of Labor (DOL) has updated the FMLA forms which expired on May 31, 2018. The DOL is required to submit its FMLA forms every three years to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. The forms were last approved in 2015.

Click here or more information and to download the new forms.

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