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Vaccines: Whose choice is it?

As the vaccine rollout continues and definitive guidance is still pending, there are a few things to consider when developing return-to-workplace vaccine policies, including mandating vaccinations.
|April 7th, 2021|Comments Off on Vaccines: Whose choice is it?

Designing a transformative program initiative

The pandemic has ushered transformative change for contingent workforce program management. What that means and how to approach such initiatives.
|April 7th, 2021|Comments Off on Designing a transformative program initiative

Google union reports NLRB settlement; contingent worker’s suspension rescinded

A union aiming to represent both contingent and full-time workers at Google announced a settlement last week in a National Labor Relations Board claim against Google and its staffing provider.
|April 7th, 2021|Comments Off on Google union reports NLRB settlement; contingent worker’s suspension rescinded

Trucking firm to recoup payout to injured contractor

A liability policy’s employee exclusion does not apply to contractors, a jury determined. Therefore, the insurer must reimburse a trucking company the $2 million paid out to an injured IC, Reuters reported.
|April 7th, 2021|Comments Off on Trucking firm to recoup payout to injured contractor

Seeking the peg that fits

Travel mugs are great, but contingent workforce managers can’t give them to hiring managers in lieu of quality hires. A program owner tells staffing professionals how to give programs what they need in Staffing Industry Review magazine. 
|April 7th, 2021|Comments Off on Seeking the peg that fits

The upskilling advantage

The skills shortage, exacerbated by the pandemic, is about to become more of a challenge as hiring ramps back up. How training and development partners can help fill the gaps.
|March 31st, 2021|Comments Off on The upskilling advantage

Defining a new wave

Direct sourcing, fed by advances in technology, has resurged and is poised to dominate CW programs’ sourcing channels. Is it time to call it something new?
|March 31st, 2021|Comments Off on Defining a new wave

Sponsored: The Mom touch

An inclusive talent platform developed by The Mom Project can boost your company’s DE&I initiatives while filling your talent gaps through a frictionless process.
|March 31st, 2021|Comments Off on Sponsored: The Mom touch

Maine buyer faces penalties in H-2A visa investigation

A tomato grower has paid $245,351 in back wages and $92,114 in civil money penalties for violating labor provisions of the H-2A Temporary Agricultural Visa Program and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act.
|March 31st, 2021|Comments Off on Maine buyer faces penalties in H-2A visa investigation

Ontario buyer fined C$75,000 fine after temp worker injured

A Canadian company received a C$75,000 fine after a temporary worker was injured at its Ontario warehouse, according to the Ontario Ministry of Labour.
|March 31st, 2021|Comments Off on Ontario buyer fined C$75,000 fine after temp worker injured