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Sustaining your program’s CW competitive advantage

Like any service organization, the CW program has competitors in the marketplace. Here’s how to keep your program at the top of its game.
By |January 16th, 2019|0 Comments
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Supreme Court: Trucking company cannot force arbitration in IC case

All transportation workers are exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act, which otherwise deems arbitration binding, the court ruled.
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State attorneys general oppose changing joint employer rule

Attorneys general from 10 states and the District of Columbia opposed the NLRB’s proposed revision of the joint-employment rule in a letter sent last week; separately, the agency extended the comment deadline on the rule.
By |January 16th, 2019|0 Comments
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Drivers in France prevail over Uber in IC case

A Paris court ruled an Uber driver was an employee because the driver was dependent on the ride-hailing app for his work.
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You’ve got great data, but what does it mean?

Many companies fail to capitalize on their data science. Often, the problem lies in the “last mile,” in communicating the meaning of the data to decision-makers and the c-suite, according to Harvard Business Review.
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License to protect

Several countries worked to impose regulations on the staffing industry in 2018, but to what end? Examples show their effectiveness depends on their intent.
By |January 9th, 2019|0 Comments
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Opposing H-1B program changes

A trade group voices its concerns over proposed rule while endorsing streamlining the visa process.
By |January 9th, 2019|0 Comments
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Staffing client owes $600,000 after DOL wage investigation

A Pennsylvania company must pay in $598,366 in back wages, damages and penalties after its staffing firms underpaid its temporary workers.
By |January 9th, 2019|22 Comments
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Contingent workforce growth: Economists update findings from 2016 study

The US contingent workforce appears to have grown less than first estimated, according to a report this month that follows up on a 2016 study by Harvard University professor Lawrence Katz and Princeton University professor Alan Kruger.
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Japan to open doors to 345,000 foreign workers as labor pool ages

A shrinking population and aging demographics have prompted Japan to re-evaluate its immigration stance and open its doors to foreign workers, CBC reports.
By |January 9th, 2019|0 Comments