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Katherine Alvarez

About Katherine Alvarez

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

Building visibility into your total workforce: A path to efficiencies, engagement

|October 20th, 2021|

Workforce visibility is a tool to guide leadership decisions, help managers operate efficiently and build worker engagement. And getting there is a process. Here’s a look at one company’s journey.
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South Carolina: Buyers can be held liable for injuries suffered by contingents

|October 20th, 2021|

The South Carolina Supreme Court upheld a landmark ruling that increases staffing buyers’ tort liability risk for injured contract workers.
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Buyer and its staffing firm settle discrimination lawsuit

|October 20th, 2021|

An Illinois-based company and its temporary staffing provider resolved a lawsuit alleging the companies conspired to discriminate against Black job applicants.
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CWS Symposium Live: Moving forward with your DE&I initiatives, part 2

|October 6th, 2021|

Education, training and leadership — don’t forget communication — are key components to the successful implementation of a DE&I initiative for your contingent workforce.
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CWS Symposium Live: Acquiring workers for the future

|September 29th, 2021|

The pandemic effected change in CW programs that would otherwise have taken years. While program managers adapted, they must be strategizing now for changes yet to come.
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CWS Symposium Live: Adjust for ‘never normal’

|September 22nd, 2021|

The unprecedented changes brought by the pandemic have disrupted the critical elements of talent location, generational preferences, technology and more, impacting a worldwide workforce revolution, said SIA's Dawn McCartney in her keynote address.
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CWS Symposium Live: Moving forward with your DE&I initiatives, part 1

|September 22nd, 2021|

DE&I Influencers discuss their experiences moving their initiatives forward. Executive support is critical, but so is ensuring all information trickles down to stakeholders and their teams.
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SEC human capital reporting: An opportunity to define your program

|September 15th, 2021|

A new SEC rule on human capital reporting is vague in its description of what must be disclosed. Read about the possible implications for contingent workforces going forward.
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Vaccine mandate for large employers but contingent impact unclear

|September 15th, 2021|

Companies with 100 or more employees are preparing to abide by President Biden’s new vaccine mandate, but how will the Emergency Temporary Standard apply to contingent workers?
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Talent shortage: Number of US contingent workers declines in 2020

|September 1st, 2021|

Staffing buyers report difficulty finding enough workers as the US economy emerges from the pandemic. The reasons could range from increased unemployment payments to childcare concerns to fear of getting sick.
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