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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.

Fair chance hiring: An innovative approach to talent acquisition

|February 1st, 2023|

Hiring today requires new strategies. From finding workers to bolstering DE&I metrics to building a brand recognized for having a positive impact within its community, fair chance hiring initiatives warrant a look.
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California sheds light on pay data reporting for contingents

|January 25th, 2023|

The California Civil Rights Department published an FAQ on the state’s pay data reporting law, which requires employers to disclose information on their contingent and contract workers.
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US, Mexico partner to protect temporary foreign workers

|January 25th, 2023|

The governments of the US and Mexico have agreed to strengthen protections for workers participating in temporary foreign worker programs.
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Appeals court denies Tesla’s motion

|January 11th, 2023|

A California state appeals court ruled against Tesla's bid to compel arbitration, clearing the way for a class-action race discrimination lawsuit.
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IC classification and joint employment on agencies’ agendas

|January 11th, 2023|

Final rules on independent contractor classification and joint employment are among the Biden administration’s regulatory agenda this year, according to the US Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
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USCIS: Increased fees for employment visas?

|January 4th, 2023|

Fees for many employment-based visas may see substantial increases, including a 70% jump for H-1Bs.
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Regulatory roundup: Pay transparency and more

|January 4th, 2023|

Washington state enacts the most stringent pay transparency rules, freelancer legislation is vetoed in New York state and a controversial AI employment law in New York City is postponed.
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DE&I under construction

|December 21st, 2022|

The trajectory of the workforce solutions ecosystem’s journey has been checkered, but staffing and contingent workforce program leaders have been making progress. A look at what they've accomplished and what's ahead.
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Growth in new orders slows as talent shortage softens

|November 30th, 2022|

SIA research suggests a loosening labor market, with staffing firms reporting recruiting difficulty decreasing and average sales difficulty increased. Read this and more insight into the suppliers’ environment and how it affects your program.
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A hybrid future: Is location holding your program back?

|November 16th, 2022|

As businesses increasingly implement ironclad return-to-office policies for staff employees, contingent workforce managers should consider the impact such rules will have on their program’s ability to attract the best talent.
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