CWSstaff

Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0 staff

About Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0 staff

Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0 staff
  • Judges wooden gavel with UK flag in the background.

Uber loses appeal of UK misclassification ruling

By |December 19th, 2018|

Uber lost an appeal against a landmark 2016 ruling its UK drivers are entitled to benefits like a minimum wage and holiday pay, CNBC reports.
Comments Off on Uber loses appeal of UK misclassification ruling
  • SOW Spend-by-Region

Benchmarks: Global Spend on SOW

By |December 19th, 2018|

SIA estimates SOW consulting to be worth roughly 13.5% of the total $3.68 trillion in contingent workforce spend in 2017.
Comments Off on Benchmarks: Global Spend on SOW
  • Pages Of A Red Calendar Standing Over Defocused Background Are Flying Away

NLRB again extends comment period for joint-employment proposal

By |December 19th, 2018|

The National Labor Relations Board has extended into January the comment period regarding its proposed rulemaking concerning the standard for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act.
Comments Off on NLRB again extends comment period for joint-employment proposal
  • fireworks-879461_640

Happy Holidays from CWS 3.0 staff

By |December 19th, 2018|

Your next issue of Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0 will be on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. We will resume our Wednesday delivery schedule on Jan. 9.

Comments Off on Happy Holidays from CWS 3.0 staff
  • workers work on the field, harvesting, manual labor, farming, agriculture, agro-industry in third world countries, labor migrants, Family farmers. Seacional job. peasants dig up potatoes. blurred background

Farm labor contractor owes $56K for visa program violations

By |December 12th, 2018|

A Florida-based farm labor contractor has paid $55,796 in back wages and fines for H-2A visa program violations.
Comments Off on Farm labor contractor owes $56K for visa program violations
  • Feminism concept. Gender Pay Gap for Work of Equal Value

Starting with the job offer: Improving pay equity one hire at a time

By |December 12th, 2018|

The gender pay gap may begin at the job offer itself, only to be amplified over time. CW program managers can help close the gap, write SIA’s Frank Enriquez and Populus Group’s Derek Kimmerle in The Staffing Stream.
Comments Off on Starting with the job offer: Improving pay equity one hire at a time
  • people-312122_1280

Google contractors push for better pay, PTO, perks

By |December 12th, 2018|

Google’s so-called “shadow workforce” of contractors sent a scathing letter to CEO Sundar Pichai demanding equal treatment, Vox reports.
Comments Off on Google contractors push for better pay, PTO, perks
  • Termination of Employment on an office desk.

Company illegally fired former temp in workers’ comp case

By |December 5th, 2018|

A Massachusetts court ruled an employee who sued her employer over an injury she sustained as a temp — and for which she received workers’ comp benefits — was fired illegally.
Comments Off on Company illegally fired former temp in workers’ comp case
  • British Columbia

Canada: British Columbia enacts temp foreign worker bill

By |December 5th, 2018|

While Ontario was overturning equal pay for temps and other recently enacted employment laws, British Columbia passed a temporary foreign worker protections bill. Attorney Daniel C. Lee discusses BC's Bill 48 in Montaq.
Comments Off on Canada: British Columbia enacts temp foreign worker bill
  • US-VISA

US work visa roundup

By |November 28th, 2018|

Is a new form meant to tarnish H-1B users’ reputations?; bill would protect the rights of H-4 visa holders to work; and proposed changes to job advertising requirements before H-2A and H-2B visas can be used.
Comments Off on US work visa roundup