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D&I: Real progress or just talk?

Amid Covid-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement, employees and candidates are evaluating company policies and responses. Focus on driving real change or lose talent.
|July 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Cost-savings imperative is driving execs to eye SOW

Amid the economic fallout of the pandemic, the C-suite will be looking for areas within their organization to capture more cost savings. The CW program can deliver via a focus on SOW arrangements.
|July 1st, 2020|0 Comments

USCIS releases first estimate of H-1B visa workers

For the first time, US Customs and Immigration Services reported the number of workers in the United States on an H-1B visa. At the start of the 2020 fiscal year, there were 583,420.
|July 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Canada paves way for IC driver class action against Uber

The Canadian Supreme Court ruled last week Uber’s arbitration agreement is unenforceable, enabling a driver’s independent contractor misclassification class action suit to move forward, The New York Times reports.
|July 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Benchmarks: Global SOW spend exceeds $500 billion

Businesses worldwide spent an estimated $523 billion on statement-of-work projects last year, according to SIA.
|July 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Game Changers: Nominations deadline extended

The nomination survey for the 2020 list CW Program Game Changers list, sponsored by KellyOCG, has been extended until July 10. Make your nomination today.
|July 1st, 2020|0 Comments

No CWS 3.0 next week

Your next issue of Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0 will be delivered on July 15.
|July 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Trump visa suspension likely to deflate buyer usage; offshore to gain?

The Trump administration’s halt on certain work visas will create obstacles for IT and engineering staffing firms to fill buyer needs. Insiders suggest it will lead to an increase in offshoring.
|June 24th, 2020|0 Comments

An educated buyer means a better CW program: Read SIA’s Pulse report

Educating yourself on the experiences of your talent providers helps you contribute to the bottom line by preparing you for program challenges and making you a better partner.
|June 24th, 2020|0 Comments

Legislators find there is no easy way to classify ICs

With the news that the Dutch government has decided against implementing a statutory minimum rate for freelancers, it is clear there is no easy way to classify independent contractors, as the UK and Californian legislators have already discovered.
|June 24th, 2020|0 Comments