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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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$656K OSHA fine for Georgia auto parts manufacturer

By |September 14th, 2016|

Employers must provide safe and healthy working conditions — not just surrounding an OSHA onsite inspection, OSHA says.
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Judge tosses $100 million Uber misclassification settlement

By |August 24th, 2016|

The deal would have ended one of the most noteworthy independent contractor misclassification lawsuits.
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‘Gig workforce’ nearly 30% of US workers

By |August 17th, 2016|

Contingent workers represented 29% of all US workers last year, or 44 million people, representing $792.4 billion in staffing buyer spend.
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Randstad to acquire Monster Worldwide

By |August 10th, 2016|

Global staffing provider Randstad Holding nv agreed to acquire Monster Worldwide Inc. for an enterprise value of approximately $429 million.
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Independent workforce dips, but more growth expected

By |June 8th, 2016|

Despite reported fears of misclassification tied to the use of independent workers, research still suggests growing usage among US companies.
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Uber agrees to IC class action settlements

By |April 27th, 2016|

The proposed $100 million settlement deal would keep drivers as independent contractors.
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Calif., NY buyers to see increasing bill rates upon minimum wage hikes

By |April 6th, 2016|

Over the course of several years, the minimum wages in California and New York both will rise to $15 an hour.
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Gig economy: California bill would allow workers to unionize

By |March 16th, 2016|

California legislation introduced last week would give workers in the gig economy the right to collectively bargain for benefits and wages.
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Contractor cited by OSHA for unsafe working conditions

By |February 10th, 2016|

Contractor, staffing provider cited by OSHA; both responsible for temp worker safety.
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Major US MSP provider acquired by UK firm

By |December 9th, 2015|

Bartech Holding Corp., a Michigan-based staffing and MSP provider, has been acquired by UK-based Impellam Group plc for an initial payment of $120 million.

Bartech’s MSP currently manages more than $3 billion in spend for clients worldwide and ranks eighth among MSPs taking part in Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2015 VMS and MSP Competitive Landscape study based on 2014 spend. […]

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