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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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Hackathon winners announced

By |May 16th, 2018|

Two teams take top prize at the CWS Summit Hackathon last month. Collaboration, creativity highlights of the popular event
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‘Exclusive Remedy’ protections confirmed by court, restored by state

By |May 9th, 2018|

Staffing client immune from further injury claims in workers’ comp case; paying comp premiums shields both staffing firm, client from negligence claims.
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Pay history does not justify the wage gap

By |April 25th, 2018|

Employers’ long-held notion that pay history is a valid defense in Equal Pay Act lawsuits has been dealt a blow by the Ninth Circuit.
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When lofty requirements drive the talent away

By |April 11th, 2018|

When talent has little need to come knocking at your door, you may need to review those job requirements to ensure they are not out of hand. Managing Editor Sharon Thomas explains in The Staffing Stream.
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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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