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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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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.
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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.
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SOW: Do smaller companies manage contracts better?

By |October 5th, 2016|

While there is no easy answer, there are significant differences in the types of projects larger and smaller companies engage.
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