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

At our 2019 TRICOM Client Conference in September, we were privileged to have national-caliber speakers share their insights into the staffing industry. One such presentation was from Kurt Murray and Michelle Prokup from Assurance. Assurance is an independent insurance brokerage firm serving the staffing industry with over 400 clients across the U.S.

You may have heard the recent news about a payroll processing company that absconded with millions of dollars of their clients’ payroll and tax deposits, leaving their clients’ employees without paychecks and, in some cases, with their paychecks being debited from their accounts twice.

By Julie Ann Bittner
President / CEO

It was October 1989. A television show called Seinfeld had recently premiered, and people were diving into the new book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People while listening to Milli Vanilli’s latest hit. In Wisconsin, a group of staffing industry veterans had decided it was time for a better way to deliver total staffing administrative services, payroll/billing analysis and processing, and payroll financing. The result was TRICOM.


Legislative Updates

Ohio’s minimum wage will increase from $8.70 an hour to $8.80 on Jan. 1.

The New York Times

Economic statistics were never designed to measure the sudden shutdown and restart of large segments of the U.S. economy.

Employment Security Department Washington State

A state law passed March 2020 allots $25 million to the COVID-19 Unemployment Account.