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Changing the paradigm: Using direct sourcing to deliver Covid-19 solutions

Organizations have applied direct-sourcing concepts and functions to quickly mobilize their workforces, track and redeploy displaced workers, and even solve new problems with existing skills and resources.
|April 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Changing the paradigm: Using direct sourcing to deliver Covid-19 solutions

Today’s background checks: Catch up, part 2

Six core management best practices to consider when developing and conducting background check policies.
|April 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Today’s background checks: Catch up, part 2

Why ‘Take Your Child To Work Day’ is still worthwhile

Amid stay-at-home orders, as families are working and schooling from home, Take Your Child to Work Day might seem ludicrous. But kids stand to learn more than ever from parents who are navigating such difficult waters, according to a post in The Staffing Stream. 
|April 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Why ‘Take Your Child To Work Day’ is still worthwhile

EEOC adds ‘Return to Work’ advice to employers’ Covid-19 guidance

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission added to its technical assistance publication addressing questions arising under the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws related to the Covid-19 pandemic. 
|April 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on EEOC adds ‘Return to Work’ advice to employers’ Covid-19 guidance

Benchmarks: Covid-19 ushers significant drop in spend

Covid-19 has brought an abrupt end to a decade of sustained growth of US business spend on temporary labor through staffing firms.
|April 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Benchmarks: Covid-19 ushers significant drop in spend

Stay on top of your game while working from home

CW managers are challenged to support several different stakeholders, locations and more while working from home. How to maintain your and your staff's morale.
|April 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Stay on top of your game while working from home

Today’s background checks: Catch up

A well-designed and well-executed background check can reduce negligent hiring and reduce litigation exposure. Therefore, CW programs should apply a consistent management strategy by weighing the pros and cons of such checks.
|April 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Today’s background checks: Catch up

OSHA provides Covid-19 recording and reporting guidance

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued interim guidance clarifying companies’ obligations with respect to recording and reporting instances of Covid-19 in the workplace.
|April 15th, 2020|Comments Off on OSHA provides Covid-19 recording and reporting guidance

Virginia governor signs misclassification legislation; seeks minimum wage hike delay

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed nearly two dozen workforce-related laws, including legislation to combat worker misclassification and wage theft.
|April 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Virginia governor signs misclassification legislation; seeks minimum wage hike delay

Discrimination suit against bakery, staffing firm granted class action status

A US district judge granted class action status in a long-running lawsuit that accuses a bakery and its staffing provider of favoring Hispanic workers over African Americans, Reuters reported.
|April 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Discrimination suit against bakery, staffing firm granted class action status