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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 hard to believe that 2018 is quickly coming to a close. That means new tax and minimum wage changes are on the horizon. In preparation for the new year, we’ve compiled a list of important changes that will help you prepare your staffing company for 2019.

Earned Income Tax Credit Notice Information:

Recently, states have been entering into joint efforts with the US Department of Labor to identify employees who are misclassified as independent contractors. This has been a hotbed issue for the past few years, however, with the assistance of the U.S. DOL, this issue will only become more prevalent, allowing for more investigations and more companies, in all industries, to be audited.   

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Legislative Updates

California Department of Insurance

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones today adopted and issued a revised advisory pure premium rate, lowering the benchmark to $1.63 per $100 of payroll for workers' compensation insurance.effective January 1, 2019.

Department of Commerce and Insurance

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak today announced that Tennessee workers’ compensation insurance premiums will decrease for the sixth consecutive year to a record low, continuing the trend of substantial savings created for Tennessee employers and workers.

The Orlando Sentinel

The state Office of Insurance Regulation announces late Friday that is has decided to approve an overall 13.8 percent decrease in workers' compensation insurances rates for 2019.

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