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


Tricom Funding, Inc. Announces New Front-End Talent Acquisition and Management Software Partnership

Menomonee Falls, WI, January 2, 2009 — Tricom Funding is pleased to announce a new front-end talent acquisition and management software partnership with TalentSecure. This new partnership allows Tricom Funding clients to benefit from TalentSecure’s industry leading software at a savings of 35 to 75 percent off their standard rates.

In this issue:

5 practices to help your staffing company survive a downturn and Tricom® pairs with TalentSecure to offer exclusive savings for clients on front-end software.


5 Practices to Help Your Staffing Company Survive a Downturn

In this issue:

Gaining control of variable costs, improving efficiencies, how to shorten your receivables time frame and how Tricom can help you manage your costs.



It's All About (Cost) Control


Legislative Updates

The N.C. General Assembly recently passed E-Verify legislation that will become effective as follows: 
  • Effective Oct. 1, 2012—employers with 500 or more employees will be required to use E-Verify to check work authorization for all new hires. 
  • Effective Jan. 1, 2013—employers with 100 or more employees will be required to use E-Verify to check work authorization for all new hires.
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.

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On June 14, 2011, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) introduced H.R. 2164, The Legal Workforce Act,
which would create a new employment verification system, the Employment Eligibility
Verification System (EEVS), mandating compliance for nationwide within 2 years.