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Sponsored: Championing Black talent through varied pathways

Committed to increasing Black representation in the contingent workforce, Primary Talent Partners has taken an intentional approach, developing partnerships and internships that build the ranks of diverse talent.
|June 22nd, 2022|Comments Off on Sponsored: Championing Black talent through varied pathways

Food manufacturer fined $368,513 after contractor’s fatal fall

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration identified 36 hazards and proposed $368,513 in penalties after investigating a contract worker’s fatal fall at a food manufacturing facility.
|June 22nd, 2022|Comments Off on Food manufacturer fined $368,513 after contractor’s fatal fall

IC roundup: Georgia ‘employee’ definition; Florida shield

Georgia redefines “employee” for unemployment benefits but restricts local governments’ authority; Florida shields businesses from misclassification claims when providing assistance to independent contractors during declared emergencies.
|June 22nd, 2022|Comments Off on IC roundup: Georgia ‘employee’ definition; Florida shield

Benchmarks: Increased interest in direct sourcing

SIA’s most recent Workforce Solutions Buyers Survey provides insights on contingent workforce programs' direct sourcing spend and future plans.
|June 22nd, 2022|Comments Off on Benchmarks: Increased interest in direct sourcing

Last call: Game Changers nominations due Friday

The nomination deadline for SIA's list recognizing exceptional contingent workforce professionals is this Friday, June 24. Nominate yourself or a colleague for the CW Program Game Changers list!
|June 22nd, 2022|Comments Off on Last call: Game Changers nominations due Friday

Create a diversity alliance to exceed your goals

Building a successful diversity program doesn’t need to be overly complicated or costly. Here are a few simple and easy guidelines that will place you on a path for success.
|June 15th, 2022|Comments Off on Create a diversity alliance to exceed your goals

Talent platforms step up amid Ukraine war

Talent platforms shifted gears as Russia invaded Ukraine, balancing both caring for talent and supporting client organizations. We take a look at what two platforms are doing.
|June 15th, 2022|Comments Off on Talent platforms step up amid Ukraine war

IC classification, remote workers and state law: Which laws apply?

An appeals court ruling in a worker misclassification case offers guidance for determining what law applies to out-of-state workers, attorneys for Littler Mendelson wrote.
|June 15th, 2022|Comments Off on IC classification, remote workers and state law: Which laws apply?

Massachusetts’ top court blocks ballot initiatives on gig economy drivers’ IC status

Massachusetts voters won’t get to weigh in on whether drivers for Uber, DoorDash and other platforms should be classified as independent contractors following a court ruling issued June 14.
|June 15th, 2022|Comments Off on Massachusetts’ top court blocks ballot initiatives on gig economy drivers’ IC status

UK looks to repeal ban on agency staff replacing striking workers

The UK is reportedly preparing to repeal a legal ban on the use of agency staff to fill in for employees who are on strike, according to a report in The Guardian.
|June 15th, 2022|Comments Off on UK looks to repeal ban on agency staff replacing striking workers