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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

To say that the Internet has transformed society would be an understatement. It took radio 38 years to reach 50 million users, while it took TV 13 years. For the Internet, it only took 4 years. And Facebook? It added 100 million users in only nine months. That’s what happens when you combine something as powerful as the Internet with people’s interests in learning, sharing and connecting to others. That’s social media.
 
 
We’re now well into 2012 — well, we’re at least past the point of accidentally writing 2011 by mistake. 2011 has come and gone, the numbers are all in, and you should now have a pretty good picture of how your staffing business weathered the year. For most staffing companies, January 2012 started off stronger than January 2011. All indicators show the staffing industry to be fairly strong for the coming year. With spring just around the corner, now is a great time to focus on a little bit of house keeping.
 
By: Julie Ann Blazei, President / CEO , Tricom Funding
 
In Wisconsin, the snow has already started to fall, signaling the end of another year. For many of us, it’s the time of the year when we are busy wrapping up all the loose ends of the current year and looking over what still needs to be accomplished in 2011 — next year is still a distant month away. Others may already be deep in the trenches with budget planning for the New Year.
 

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Legislative Updates

The U.S. Department of Labor has notified the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the California Employment Development Department that California is now a credit reduction state as a result of its outstanding loan balances. Per the IRS website:

On August 15, 2011 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced E-Verify Self Check is now available in a Spanish-Language version and now accessible to residents in 16 additional states. E-Verify Self Check is a voluntary, fast, free and secure online service that allows U.S. workers to check their employment eligibility and/or data inaccuracies. Now available in 21 states and USCIS will continue to evaluate and improve the Self Check service, which intends to expand nationwide by spring 2012.
 

from the Sierra Sun Times:

The U.S. Department of Labor has notified the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the California Employment Development Department that California is now a credit reduction state as a result of its outstanding loan balances. Per the IRS website:
 

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