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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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Senators propose bill to protect franchisors from joint-employer liability

By |August 21st, 2019|

Legislation has been introduced that would protect franchisors from joint-employer liability for employment law violations.
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A compelling talent resource

By |August 14th, 2019|

An SIA report highlights a business model that enables employers to tap into a much broader and diverse network of suppliers for those hard-to-fill roles.
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Know the largest US staffing suppliers

By |August 7th, 2019|

Trying out new staffing firms can be an effective supplier management strategy. CW managers can look to SIA’s annual list of the largest staffing firms in the US to explore options.
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Chicago passes ‘most sweeping’ scheduling-predictive ordinance in the US

By |July 31st, 2019|

Chicago passes the “fair workweek” ordinance, which entitles some contingents to two weeks’ notice of schedule changes. Further, extra hours must be offered to existing part-timers and then certain existing temporary workers before others.
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Temps prefer permanent work, see contingent assignments as bridge

By |July 31st, 2019|

Temporary workers overwhelmingly expect to focus more on traditional full-time work during the next decade and less on contingent work, according to an SIA report.
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Want C-suite buy-in for your program? Choose your words carefully.

By |July 24th, 2019|

If your program is struggling to gain support from the C-Suite, examine the language and touch points used to garner executives’ attention.
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Today’s CW managers dealing with multisourcing channels, legal flux

By |July 17th, 2019|

The role of the contingent workforce manager is vastly different from that of prior years, and still continues to change. Some sourcing strategies and legal challenges today’s program managers are tasked with.
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New York Governor signs pay equity legislation

By |July 17th, 2019|

New York State recently passed two pay equity bills that expand protections for current employees and job applicants. Now, more than ever, employers in New York State should pay close attention to this rapidly changing legal landscape.
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CWM evolution: Nexis between HR and talent acquisition

By |July 10th, 2019|

The role of the CW manager continues its evolution. More representation from HR, new channels to attract talent, increased data and legal challenges are just some of the changes managers are adapting to.
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Not RPO. How automation – RPA – can help your skills shortage

By |June 26th, 2019|

With global skills shortages becoming more acute, robotic process automation may be an option to supplement workforces that are not at full capacity.
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