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Reviewing your suppliers? SIA list of largest staffing firms can help

If the new year brings supplier pipeline reviews, an SIA report of the largest staffing firms in the US is a good starting point when exploring options.
|January 5th, 2022|Comments Off on Reviewing your suppliers? SIA list of largest staffing firms can help

Sex discrimination: Riot Games settles with contingents, employees for $100 million

Computer games maker Riot Games Inc. agreed to pay more than $100 million to settle allegations of sex discrimination and harassment claims that involved 1,065 female employees and 1,300 female contract workers.
|January 5th, 2022|Comments Off on Sex discrimination: Riot Games settles with contingents, employees for $100 million

2021: The year in review

Covid-19 and its wide-ranging effects on contingent workforce management dominated readers’ interest in 2021, from vaccines to wage pressure to skills shortages. Here are the top stories of the year.
|January 5th, 2022|Comments Off on 2021: The year in review

Buyer manager, outsourcing executives indicted for alleged no-hire pact

A former manager of an engineering company and five executives of outsourced engineering suppliers allegedly conspired not to hire employees from one another’s companies.
|January 5th, 2022|Comments Off on Buyer manager, outsourcing executives indicted for alleged no-hire pact

Regulatory roundup: NLRB IC standard; Massachusetts’ joint-employer test

The NLRB is poised to abandon the current standard for determining whether independent contractors are properly classified; Massachusetts’ High Court sets standard governing joint-employer liability.
|January 5th, 2022|Comments Off on Regulatory roundup: NLRB IC standard; Massachusetts’ joint-employer test

Supreme Court to hear arguments over employer vaccine mandate

The US Supreme Court will hear arguments Jan. 7 on President Biden’s mandate that employers with 100 or more employees require their employees be vaccinated against Covid-19 or undergo weekly testing, Politico reported.
|January 5th, 2022|Comments Off on Supreme Court to hear arguments over employer vaccine mandate

A different direction: EU countries eye shift from temporary work

Following elections that shifted them politically, several European Union countries are likely to pursue policy changes that restrict temporary work. What you can expect from certain jurisdictions.
|December 15th, 2021|Comments Off on A different direction: EU countries eye shift from temporary work

Vaccine modules: Tech options to manage your program

While the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate is currently held up by legal challenges, organizations should still prepare and continue implementing mandate plans. A report outlines tools to help you do that.
|December 15th, 2021|Comments Off on Vaccine modules: Tech options to manage your program

Top advisory insights of 2021

SIA’s analysts and CWS Council advisory team provide — through CWS 3.0 — their insights to help program managers keep their organizations compliant and competitive.
|December 15th, 2021|Comments Off on Top advisory insights of 2021

IC roundup: Louisiana suspends ‘safe harbor’ law; Virginia secures first guilty plea

A Louisiana provision protecting first-time independent contractor misclassification offenders runs afoul of federal law; Virginia announced a guilty plea in the first misclassification-related charges brought by the state’s Worker Protection Unit.
|December 15th, 2021|Comments Off on IC roundup: Louisiana suspends ‘safe harbor’ law; Virginia secures first guilty plea