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Sharon Thomas

About Sharon Thomas

Sharon Thomas is managing editor with Staffing Industry Analysts. She can be reached at smthomas (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.
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Procurement or HR? Why it needs to be both

By |March 14th, 2018|

Industry experts have advised HR to take the lead in contingent workforce program management for years, and more are beginning to do so. But it does not have to be all or nothing. Read why in The Staffing Stream.
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Court ruling turns ‘exclusive remedy’ on its head

By |January 31st, 2018|

Wisconsin statute gives temporary workers loophole traditional employees do not have in state’s workers’ comp statute.
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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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Navigate the rough wage and hour waters

By |November 1st, 2017|

Contingent workforce programs have a role to play to ensure staffing firms pay their assigned workers for all hours worked. Your policies make a difference.
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House Bill seeks to redefine joint employment

By |August 2nd, 2017|

A bipartisan bill introduced in the House last week amends the National Labor Relations Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act to clear up joint employment confusion.
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DOL targets work visa fraud

By |June 7th, 2017|

US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced actions to confront foreign visa program fraud and abuse.
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Court upholds California IC misclassification award

By |May 24th, 2017|

A federal court upheld a California Labor Commissioner award of nearly $1 million to five port and rail drivers found to have been misclassified as independent contractors.

Your next issue is June 7

By |May 24th, 2017|

Due to the Memorial Day Holiday, you will receive your next issue on June 7.

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OSHA renews alliance with ASA to protect temp workers

By |November 2nd, 2016|

Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the American Staffing Association extend an agreement to work together to promote workplace safety for temporary workers.
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The future of the workforce: Millennials in Staffing

By |October 19th, 2016|

Meet the people who will change the face of the workforce.