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

Menomonee Falls, WI, October 6, 2016 — TRICOM, headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI, was honored with a 2016 American Staffing Association Care Award.

With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about the necessary tax statements you need to provide your employees: specifically W-2s. Instead of taking the time to distribute employee W-2s, check out the W-2 options from Tricom.

This past September, as over 15,000 people gathered to take part in Brigg’s & Al’s Run & Walk for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Tricom celebrated our 20th year of participation with hundreds of Tricom team members. The event capped off a year’s worth of fundraising (and fun!) activities.


Legislative Updates

United States Department of Labor (05/18/16)

Guidance for Private Employers on Changes to the White Collar Exemptions in the Overtime Final Rule

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ABC News (04/01/16)

California and New York are poised to become the highest-paid minimum-wage states in the nation after their governors each reached deals with lawmakers to raise the lowest amount a worker can be paid to a record-shattering $15 an hour.

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Connecticut Department of Labor (03/31/16)

The Connecticut Department of Labor today announced that employers throughout Connecticut will pay a lower federal tax, with no special assessment required, this calendar year. The lower rates are the result of the state’s repaying the federal loan that was needed to continue paying Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits during the last recession.

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