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Program visibility critical to enterprise’s success

Whatever can be done to create visibility — even if it means allowing maverick spend — will ultimately benefit the overall organization and its shareholder value.
|July 20th, 2022|Comments Off on Program visibility critical to enterprise’s success

US plays catch-up on data privacy

Behind much of the world on data privacy, US lawmakers released a watershed privacy bill that would establish a federal standard. While it faces major hurdles, here’s what it comprises.
|July 20th, 2022|Comments Off on US plays catch-up on data privacy

Safety coalition releases best practices for host employers to protect temps

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, along with a coalition of safety organizations, released best practices to protect temporary workers on the job.
|July 20th, 2022|Comments Off on Safety coalition releases best practices for host employers to protect temps

Shipbuilder, staffing firm to pay $350,000 in EEOC sexual harassment and retaliation suit

Huntington Ingalls Inc. and its staffing provider have agreed to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency announced.
|July 20th, 2022|Comments Off on Shipbuilder, staffing firm to pay $350,000 in EEOC sexual harassment and retaliation suit

Companies rely on AI to address candidate fraud

Employers are turning to artificial intelligence to identify fraudulent job candidates as remote hiring and labor shortages fuel a rise in opportunities for dishonesty on the part of applicants, Business Insider reports.
|July 20th, 2022|Comments Off on Companies rely on AI to address candidate fraud

40 Under 40 staffing professionals announced by SIA

The 2022 list of 40 Under 40 leaders and innovators in the staffing industry is now online. These trailblazers have helped contingent workforce programs not just survive but thrive through turbulent times.
|July 20th, 2022|Comments Off on 40 Under 40 staffing professionals announced by SIA

Paying twice: Client can be sued after staffing firm settles with temp

Workers can sue both their staffing provider and the client company for the same claim despite settling with the other, the California Supreme Court ruled.
|July 13th, 2022|Comments Off on Paying twice: Client can be sued after staffing firm settles with temp

UK approves plan to allow agency temps to replace striking workers

The UK Parliament has approved controversial plans to enable businesses to use temporary agency workers to plug staffing gaps amid strikes. Staffing industry voices opposition.
|July 13th, 2022|Comments Off on UK approves plan to allow agency temps to replace striking workers

New Jersey weighs ‘onerous’ regulations on industrial staffing providers

New Jersey legislation would mandate equal pay between temps and directly hired workers and bring in other regulations that are concerning to staffing firms and their clients.
|July 13th, 2022|Comments Off on New Jersey weighs ‘onerous’ regulations on industrial staffing providers

Benchmarks: Would temp workers take a pay cut to work from home?

In a recent survey, SIA asked temporary workers how important a work-from-home/remote option is to them and whether they’d be willing to take a pay cut to do so.
|July 13th, 2022|Comments Off on Benchmarks: Would temp workers take a pay cut to work from home?