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Katherine Alvarez

About Katherine Alvarez

Katherine Alvarez is a reporter for Staffing Industry Analysts. She can be reached at kalvarez (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.
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NLRB rejects request to stop proposed joint-employer rule

By |January 23rd, 2019|

NLRB Chairman John Ring last week rejected a request from two Democratic House lawmakers to back off on the board’s proposed joint-employer rule reverting to a more narrow scope.
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Supreme Court: Trucking company cannot force arbitration in IC case

By |January 16th, 2019|

All transportation workers are exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act, which otherwise deems arbitration binding, the court ruled.
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Opposing H-1B program changes

By |January 9th, 2019|

A trade group voices its concerns over proposed rule while endorsing streamlining the visa process.
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H-1B proposal would benefit higher-educated applicants

By |December 5th, 2018|

Proposed changes to the H-1B visa system would streamline the application process and increase the number of such visas going to workers with a master’s degree or higher, but business leaders raise concerns.
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Amazon sets minimum pay to $15/hr in US, including contingents

By |October 3rd, 2018|

Online retail giant Amazon announced it will increase its hourly minimum wage to $15 for all US workers, including contingents, and encourages other companies to follow suit.
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Procurement software firm buys VMS provider DCR workforce

By |September 12th, 2018|

The acquisition could be a watershed moment for the industry, signaling a potential shift away from traditional MSP partners
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Upwork files for IPO

By |September 12th, 2018|

Last week, online staffing provider Upwork, the largest B2B human cloud firm, filed for an initial public offering with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
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NLRB vacates ruling that overturned Browning-Ferris co-employment decision

By |February 28th, 2018|

The National Labor Relations Board has vacated a recent ruling that overturned a key Obama-era co-employment precedent.
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ADP buy a good sign for the industry

By |January 24th, 2018|

WorkMarket acquisition by ADP is indicative of investors’ bullish outlook on the growth of nontraditional employment.
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Buyer appetite for staffing continues to grow

By |October 25th, 2017|

Contingent workforce buyers globally spent an estimated $429 billion worldwide on workers procured through staffing firms in 2016, roughly half the value of the entire workforce solutions ecosystem.
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