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Uber hit with IC driver lawsuit in New Jersey

Uber Technologies Inc. was hit with a proposed class action lawsuit in New Jersey federal court alleging the company misclassifies its drivers as independent contractors, Bloomberg Law reports.
|October 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on Uber hit with IC driver lawsuit in New Jersey

Beyond Costs: Are we driving down price at the expense of quality?

Buyers’ cost-cutting brings providers’ NPS scores to the red. Some might say they get what they pay for.
|September 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Beyond Costs: Are we driving down price at the expense of quality?

Tomorrow’s world of work: SIA tips

Key takeaways from SIA’s CWS Summit and Collaboration in the Gig Economy conferences held earlier this month in San Diego.
|September 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Tomorrow’s world of work: SIA tips

Sponsored: Embracing new models of work

To have an optimized talent mix, companies need to manage their nonemployees strategically and have a direct relationship with them, says Mike Wachholz, Alexander Mann Solutions’ president of the Americas and global head of its contingent workforce.
|September 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Sponsored: Embracing new models of work

Trump administration expands overtime eligibility, raises concerns

In its final overtime rule released Monday, the DOL is increasing the amount “executive, administrative or professional employees” must be paid in order for companies to exempt them from overtime.
|September 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Trump administration expands overtime eligibility, raises concerns

Explore what boosts Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms

Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms credit client focus and culture for their impressive growth. Read their stories online.
|September 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Explore what boosts Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms

H-1B legal roundup

A former IT services executive was sentenced to more than seven years in prison for an H-1B visa-fraud scheme; the DOJ says rules revoking spouse work authorization not due until next spring.
|September 25th, 2019|Comments Off on H-1B legal roundup

What do top programs have in common? It’s more than strategy

Mature, top-performing CW programs have a few things in common. Here’s a checklist of these commonalities.
|September 18th, 2019|Comments Off on What do top programs have in common? It’s more than strategy

Legislation will not stop the gig economy: Q&A with Peter Reagan

SIA’s Peter Reagan explores what he thinks lies ahead for the contingent workforce and its users, including more entrepreneurial gigs and no intellectual property.
|September 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Legislation will not stop the gig economy: Q&A with Peter Reagan

Tech Roundup: LinkedIn’s skill assessments; Upwork MSP partnership; Waymo’s autonomous rides

LinkedIn announced a new skills assessment platform for workers and online staffing firm Upwork reported its first MSP partnership. Waymo, a division of Google, reported the number of rides given by its autonomous vehicle passenger service.
|September 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Tech Roundup: LinkedIn’s skill assessments; Upwork MSP partnership; Waymo’s autonomous rides