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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 very important to have flexibility in a funding partner.”

“And if in fact it was a major chore for us to be able to flex our credit line and so on, then we would probably have to look for a different funding partner.” — Karl McCoy, President & Founder, ProTech Search

 
After some trying years, the staffing industry is starting to see the light at the end of the recession. Many staffing companies are experiencing opportunities for solid sales and strong growth. These are the start of some exciting times.
 
 

Integrity.

 
It’s something you’d naturally expect from any company you work with. Unfortunately, being forthright, professional and honest isn’t always standard operating procedure these days.
 
When you’re dealing with something so critical to your staffing company as funding, it’s imperative that you know your dealings with that company will be professional and honest.
 

 
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There’s still time to make your plans to head to Miami at the end of February.

 
The 20th Annual Staffing Industry Analysts Executive Forum is this February 28th – March 3rd at the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach, Florida.
 

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Legislative Updates

Lexology (07/1/16)

The U.S. Department of Justice recently unveiled a rule that will increase possible penalties for unfair employment practices tied to immigration and employing undocumented individuals.

Click here to read more about this.

The Washington Times (06/15/16)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - With the first batch of gradual increases to Oregon’s minimum wage launching in two weeks, employers and workers got final word from the state on Wednesday about how payroll checks should be handled from there on.

Click here to read more about this.

State of Vermont (05/03/16)

In order to help people with criminal convictions find employment and build successful lives, Gov. Peter Shumlin has signed a bill to remove questions about criminal records from the very first part of job applications in Vermont. “Banning the box” will give those with criminal records a fair chance at a good job and reduce the risk of recidivism and incarceration. The law follows a 2015 Executive Order signed by Gov. Shumlin to implement a “ban the box” hiring policy for state jobs.

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