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

Beyond the Numbers, Fall 2008

Bankruptcy Preference Claims—
The Letter No One Wants To Receive

As the country continues to struggle with difficult economic times, some of our clients have expressed concerns about the financial strength of their own customers. A weak economy can lead to business failures—and when the businesses that fail are your customers, it can place your staffing company at risk.

In this issue:

What's at risk if a client claims bankruptcy, managing preference claim risk and simple steps to protect your company, and uncovering potential credit risks.


Bankruptcy Preference Claims—The Letter No One Wants To Receive


In this issue:

Staying current with your W-4 forms, finalizing year end payroll adjustments, W-2 forms and holiday bonuses, and information on new tax rates for 2009.




Employees Exempt from Withholding:



Legislative Updates

Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon announced Friday that workers' compensation insurance rates will decrease by 5.1 percent in the state, effective May 1, 2014.

Read the entire release here ▶


New Jersey businesses will see an average 3.6% increase in workers compensation rates for 2014, the New Jersey Compensation R