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Global RPO market falls 7% in 2020 but rebound on tap

The global recruitment process outsourcing market declined in 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the market will surpass pre-pandemic levels this year, according to a new report from SIA.
|August 25th, 2021|Comments Off on Global RPO market falls 7% in 2020 but rebound on tap

Sponsored: Taking off

With an eye on the post-pandemic recovery, Delta Air Lines engaged Monument Consulting to evaluate its extended workforce program. Read from the airline’s managing director of supply chain management about the experience.
|August 25th, 2021|Comments Off on Sponsored: Taking off

Prop 22 ruled unconstitutional

A California judge ruled last week that Proposition 22, which allows companies like Uber and Lyft to classify their drivers as independent contractors, violates the state’s constitution.
|August 25th, 2021|Comments Off on Prop 22 ruled unconstitutional

Misclassification roundup: $7.3 million lawsuit settlement; $235,000-plus DOL recovery

A medical technology firm settled a misclassification suit for $7.3 million and agreed to reclassify sales associates as employees; the DOL recovered more than $235,000 for 131 home health aides misclassified as independent contractors.
|August 25th, 2021|Comments Off on Misclassification roundup: $7.3 million lawsuit settlement; $235,000-plus DOL recovery

Report criticizes tech firms’ staffing practices, says contingents disempowered

A report by the National Employment Law Project and Temp Worker Justice claims the use of contingent workers creates a two-tier system that leaves contingents with fewer rights and less power, and calls for equal pay, joint-employer liability and transparency.
|August 25th, 2021|Comments Off on Report criticizes tech firms’ staffing practices, says contingents disempowered

Mind your language?

A common element of diversity, equity and inclusion efforts is word choice in business settings. While what we say matters, recent court cases indicate not all usage is inherently discriminatory.
|August 17th, 2021|Comments Off on Mind your language?

Jab or job: Proceed with caution on mandatory vaccines

Organizations worldwide are weighing the benefits and challenges of requiring that their workforces be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Here is a look at the current landscape.
|August 17th, 2021|Comments Off on Jab or job: Proceed with caution on mandatory vaccines

NLRB general counsel’s memo provides roadmap for different direction

NLRB’s new general counsel issued a memo plotting a revised ‘roadmap.’ It signals a rapidly changing ideology and significant changes to labor law precedent in cases involving employee status, handbook policies and more.
|August 17th, 2021|Comments Off on NLRB general counsel’s memo provides roadmap for different direction

Your talent: 68% would consider career change; many organizations plan salary increases to attract new employees

Workers in search of better work-life balance and higher pay are willing to switch careers, according to a report by FlexJobs. In addition, Salary.com found that most organizations in the US plan to increase base salaries to attract new employees within the next six months.
|August 17th, 2021|Comments Off on Your talent: 68% would consider career change; many organizations plan salary increases to attract new employees

Opponents of Massachusetts IC ballot initiative ask AG to rule proposal unconstitutional

Opponents of a ballot initiative similar to California’s Proposition 22 asked the Massachusetts attorney general to declare the proposal unconstitutional.
|August 17th, 2021|Comments Off on Opponents of Massachusetts IC ballot initiative ask AG to rule proposal unconstitutional