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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

 

It’s time to jump-start the New Year! The Mid-Atlantic Staffing Association (MASA) is getting things rolling with their MASA Annual Kickoff Event on January 29, 8am to 5pm at the Hilton by the Philadelphia Airport. 

This is a great event to get energized and excited for 2013. The event includes:

 
 
The only certainty in the market today is that things are uncertain. There are no crystal balls to tell us where things are headed. Although it has improved over the last few months, there are no guarantees about where the market will go over the coming year. For temporary staffing companies, the uncertainty can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be.

 
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 

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Legislative Updates

"Ohio's minimum wage is once again on the rise.

Starting next year, the new hourly minimums will be $7.95 for those who do not get tips, up 10 cents, and $3.98 for those who do, up by a nickel.

The increases apply to employees of businesses with annual gross receipts of more than $292,000 per year, up $4,000 from this year..."

Read Full Release: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2013/10/10/Minimum-wage.html

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.

Read Full Release: http://hr.cch.com/news/payroll/102512a.asp

 

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.

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