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Fiona Coombe, CCWP

About Fiona Coombe, CCWP

Fiona Coombe, CCWP, is director of legal and regulatory research. She can be reached at fcoombe (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.
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Remote I-9 rules: To notarize or not

By |May 20th, 2015|

In the last two weeks, we’ve covered how CW managers can work with staffing providers to ensure workers’ eligibility and I-9 compliance. Another area of concern is remote contingent workers that companies engage directly as part of their in-house temp pool.

As technology advances and the digital sharing economy grows across the US, more and more […]

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Whistleblowers can help mitigate risk, but employers need a well-drafted policy

By |February 4th, 2015|

Every business and public body has failings from time to time, but occasionally inadequate systems of governance or controls can lead to dangerous situations or criminal behavior. Where such failures arise, often the first people to notice or suspect it will be those who work in, or with, the organization.

Enter Whistleblowers, individuals who call attention […]

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EU consults on a review of the Working Time Directive

By |January 7th, 2015|

On Dec. 1, 2014, the European Commission launched an online public consultation on the review of the Working Time Directive. Citizens, organizations and public authorities have until March 15 to submit their views. An earlier attempt to negotiate changes to the directive failed in 2011 after talks between bodies representing unions and businesses became blocked.

The […]

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