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Contingent workforce manager: From postscript to key strategic partner

The role of contingent workforce manager has evolved from an afterthought to a key strategic partner. Read how it happened.
|July 28th, 2021|Comments Off on Contingent workforce manager: From postscript to key strategic partner

Program excellence: Focus on the visible road ahead

Why shortening goals to a series of sprints, achieving and delivering on short-term objectives, in pursuit of a final destination is often the best strategy.
|July 28th, 2021|Comments Off on Program excellence: Focus on the visible road ahead

Judicial roundup: Screening time compensable; intent a factor in PAGA cases; $8.5 million IC settlement

Time spend undergoing mandatory security screens is compensable in Pennsylvania; California workers seeking statutory damages for incorrect pay must show willful intent; and Scooter rental company Lime settles an IC case in California.
|July 28th, 2021|Comments Off on Judicial roundup: Screening time compensable; intent a factor in PAGA cases; $8.5 million IC settlement

Canada mulls major temp foreign worker policy changes

The Canadian government is proposing major changes to the rules for temporary foreign workers to address existing gaps in worker protections and strengthen program integrity.
|July 28th, 2021|Comments Off on Canada mulls major temp foreign worker policy changes

Covid compliance: Charting a new course

After navigating the Covid-19 pandemic and a fully remote workforce, employers and their legal advisors are charting a new course as they seek to return workers to the office. A staffing firm’s general counsel outlines considerations in Staffing Industry Review.
|July 28th, 2021|Comments Off on Covid compliance: Charting a new course

A new training prototype

An emerging training model in the IT space is catching on. Called recruit-train-deploy, this method of developing a skilled workforce is helping bridge the talent gap.
|July 21st, 2021|Comments Off on A new training prototype

Repeal of Trump-era joint employer rule nears as White House concludes review

The White House last week cleared the way for a repeal of the Trump administration’s standard for joint employment that many considered more business friendly.
|July 21st, 2021|Comments Off on Repeal of Trump-era joint employer rule nears as White House concludes review

Sponsored: Screening talent in

A clunky, drawn-out hiring process can frustrate workers and be costly to businesses. Representatives from background check provider Checkr and WillHire, a direct sourcing platform, discuss the benefits of their partnership and how it builds worker loyalty.
|July 21st, 2021|Comments Off on Sponsored: Screening talent in

What’s the wage?

There’s much talk about wage inflation amid worker shortages. Whether the worry is warranted or not, SIA collated historical and projected wage averages in 34 countries and more to help program managers anticipate trends.
|July 21st, 2021|Comments Off on What’s the wage?

Lowe’s wins bid to enforce arbitration in worker misclassification case

An independent installer’s misclassification case against the home improvement retailer must be handled through arbitration, a US District Court ruled last week.
|July 21st, 2021|Comments Off on Lowe’s wins bid to enforce arbitration in worker misclassification case