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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.

ADP buy a good sign for the industry

|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

|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

|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

|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

|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

|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

|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

|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?

|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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Auto manufacturer, staffing firm fined more than $100K

|July 27th, 2016|

An auto parts manufacturer was found to have put full-time and temporary employees in danger. The company and staffing provider face $106,000 in fines.
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