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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.

Providers weigh in on bill rates, new order slowdown and more: Pulse report

|December 13th, 2023|

These insights will help you become a more educated buyer and better partner to your staffing suppliers.
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Legislation aims to remove fish processors from H-2B cap

|December 13th, 2023|

A proposed bill would exempt seafood processing workers from the limits on H-2B visas, allowing processors to fully staff their operations during harvest season.
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ID verification: Are your contingents really who they say they are?

|December 6th, 2023|

Validating the true identity of your potential workers presents challenges as automation, AI and remote work become commonplace.
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Ontario’s new licensing requirement faces six-month delay

|December 6th, 2023|

Recognizing the problems it could cause, the Canadian province postponed the implementation of its licensing plan for temp providers and recruiters.
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Canada seeks ban on use of replacement workers during work stoppages

|November 29th, 2023|

A proposed bill could make it illegal for Canadian employers in federally regulated industries to bring in replacement workers during union strikes or lockouts.
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Staffing buyer to pay $1.2 million to settle no-poach, wage-fixing lawsuit

|November 29th, 2023|

A manufacturer in Illinois agreed to settle a case alleging it took part in unlawful no-poach and wage-fixing schemes with three staffing providers.
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Background checks: Proceed with caution

|November 15th, 2023|

Mitigating your risk is the purpose behind background checks, though conducting them requires caution. Here are some of the major laws to heed.
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Apple to pay $25 million to settle recruitment discrimination allegations

|November 15th, 2023|

The award is largest the US Department of Justice has recovered under the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
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Background checks: A tool to improve time to fill and candidate engagement

|November 8th, 2023|

A look at ways to turn your compliance-driven screening process into a competitive advantage.
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NLRB finalizes worker-friendly joint-employer status rule

|November 1st, 2023|

The board issued its final rule addressing the standard for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act.
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