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Wisconsin launches worker misclassification task force

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has signed an executive order launching a joint enforcement task force on payroll fraud and worker misclassification.
By |April 17th, 2019|0 Comments
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Ariba and Fieldglass VMS no longer operating separately

Procurement software provider SAP Ariba and contingent workforce vendor management system SAP Fieldglass will no longer operate as separate entities. What that means to the ecosystem.
By |April 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Ariba and Fieldglass VMS no longer operating separately
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Despite efforts, IT skills mismatch likely to go on for foreseeable future

The market for IT professionals keeps getting tighter as the number of workers with needed skills falls short of demand, according to the “IT Staffing Growth Assessment” report released by Staffing Industry Analysts this month.
By |April 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Despite efforts, IT skills mismatch likely to go on for foreseeable future
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Restaurants’ fines exceed $100,000 in misclassification, wage-and-hour cases

Separate US Department of Labor investigations lead to fines in wage and hour and misclassification cases.
By |April 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Restaurants’ fines exceed $100,000 in misclassification, wage-and-hour cases
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Helping your suppliers stand out

A scorecard process reveals commonly missed metrics, and a program manager shares how suppliers can up their game — as well as how the program can improve — in Staffing Industry Review.
By |April 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Helping your suppliers stand out
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Don’t become talk-show fodder

By design, engaging independent contractors lightens employers’ burden, but you can’t just forget about the realities your ICs face. After all, you want the best talent, regardless of worker classification. Managing Editor Sharon Thomas discusses how the organization remains affected in The Staffing Stream.
By |April 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Don’t become talk-show fodder
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Trucking associations hit another legal roadblock in IC case

A federal judge has dismissed the trucking industry's legal challenge to California's rules for independent contractors, the Sacramento Business Journal reports.
By |April 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Trucking associations hit another legal roadblock in IC case
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Power tools that take your program up several maturity levels

When well-applied, these three complementary management tools can change your CW program’s trajectory.
By |April 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on Power tools that take your program up several maturity levels
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Google sets minimum wage, benefits requirements for contract workers

Google joins the ranks of firms mandating a minimum wage and other benefits to temporary employees and contractors assigned to it by staffing firms, The Hill reports. Suppliers that don't comply will no longer be able to supply talent to Google.
By |April 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on Google sets minimum wage, benefits requirements for contract workers
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US work visa programs get more visibility; separately, H-2B numbers rise

A new tool creates visibility into who is hiring workers on H-1B visas; such visas have raised $5.5 billion for US scholarships. Separately, DHS adds to H-2B numbers.
By |April 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on US work visa programs get more visibility; separately, H-2B numbers rise