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DOL lampooned: Court backs buyer, staffing firm in bonus and overtime dispute

The Third Circuit Court of Appeal cites National Lampoon’s Clark Griswold when ruling that giving your temps a bonus does not automatically trigger overtime responsibility, attorneys for Seyfarth Shaw LLP write.
By |August 28th, 2019|Comments Off on DOL lampooned: Court backs buyer, staffing firm in bonus and overtime dispute

Quebec pledges millions to recruit temp foreign workers for businesses

The Quebec government is setting aside more than $20 million to help private businesses recruit and integrate temporary foreign workers as the province struggles with a growing labor shortage, Global News reports.
By |August 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Quebec pledges millions to recruit temp foreign workers for businesses

IC compliance: Top issues for 2019 — Part 2

The use of independent contractors is thriving. While many embrace it, including workers themselves, others bemoan it, leading to a clash in the legal arena. Here are some of the most important issues affecting independent work today.
By |August 21st, 2019|Comments Off on IC compliance: Top issues for 2019 — Part 2

Senators propose bill to protect franchisors from joint-employer liability

Legislation has been introduced that would protect franchisors from joint-employer liability for employment law violations.
By |August 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Senators propose bill to protect franchisors from joint-employer liability

Sponsored: Delivering differently

Closing the gap between the sales process and the solution delivery, Workspend gives midmarket and enterprise clients a voice while embracing its suppliers.
By |August 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Sponsored: Delivering differently

Visa fraud: California man faces 12 years in prison

A California man was found guilty of 21 counts of visa fraud and two counts of aggravated identity theft this month and could face 12 years in federal prison, the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California announced.
By |August 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Visa fraud: California man faces 12 years in prison

Benchmarks: Global spend on contingent work

Companies worldwide spent US $4.5 trillion on contingent work in 2018, according to research from Staffing Industry Analysts.
By |August 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Benchmarks: Global spend on contingent work

H-1B: Courting disaster, imposing fees

The USCIS may be courting disaster if it proceeds without beta-testing its H-1B visa registration system, a Forbes contributor warns. Meanwhile, a proposed fee for companies to make use of the electronic filing system has cleared a hurdle, Mintz law firm reports.
By |August 21st, 2019|Comments Off on H-1B: Courting disaster, imposing fees

IC compliance: Top issues for 2019 — Part 1

The use of independent contractors is thriving. While many embrace it, including workers themselves, others bemoan it, leading to a clash in the legal arena. Here are some of the most important issues affecting independent work today.
By |August 14th, 2019|Comments Off on IC compliance: Top issues for 2019 — Part 1

Cultivating the optimal supplier base

A program manager shares the rationalization process for supplier retention and selection during a global MSP rollout.
By |August 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Cultivating the optimal supplier base