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Katherine Alvarez

About Katherine Alvarez

Katherine Alvarez is a managing editor for Staffing Industry Analysts. She can be reached at kalvarez (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.

California man allegedly embezzles $1.2 million using fake staffing firm

|May 11th, 2022|

A California man has agreed to plead guilty to embezzling more than $1.2 million from his employer by submitting fraudulent invoices on behalf of a phony temporary staffing company.
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Going global? Find the market best for you

|May 4th, 2022|

An SIA report examines global contingent market complexity, providing insight for organizations and programs planning to expand their footprints.
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USCIS increases timeframe for extending work permits amid backlog

|May 4th, 2022|

US Citizenship and Immigration Services has tripled the automatic extension to 540 days for employment authorization and documentation for certain visa renewal applicants.
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International talent a gold mine despite challenges

|April 27th, 2022|

Talent acquisition platforms can help programs cast a wider net for much-needed resources. Be aware of the challenges before tapping this recruiting channel. This may be the time to bring your projects to the best available workers.
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Buyer jointly liable for staffing firms’ Covid sick leave violations

|April 27th, 2022|

A California poultry processor and its staffing providers are jointly liable for failure to inform thousands of temps of Covid-19 supplemental paid sick leave, the California labor commissioner says.
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Sharpening your talent acquisition toolbox

|April 6th, 2022|

With the growing acceptance of remote work and the ability to cast a wider geographic net to catch the best talent, contingent workforce managers can change their approach to talent acquisition. Part 1.
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New Washington state law limits certain provisions in employment and IC contracts

|April 6th, 2022|

Washington state passed a law preventing contract provisions that prohibit employees and independent contractors from discussing certain illegal acts.
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UK ferry operator faces backlash and fines after replacing entire crew with contingents

|March 23rd, 2022|

The public image of workforce management priorities took a hit after UK ferry operator P&O Ferries replaced the entirety of its UK seafaring staff with agency crew.
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Staffing firms, others in workforce solutions ecosystem respond to Ukraine invasion

|March 16th, 2022|

The World Employment Confederation, which represents the staffing industry globally, condemned the invasion of Ukraine; many other businesses in the industry have also responded.
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Remote work-DE&I alliance

|March 9th, 2022|

As you evaluate the future of remote work in your contingent workforce program, consider its impact on your diverse talent, as well as how your policies can benefit your DE&I initiatives.
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