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New solutions to age-old program problems

Technology can help contingent workforce programs work through specific challenges, but program managers and stakeholders will require a mindset shift to maximize its effectiveness.
|May 11th, 2022|Comments Off on New solutions to age-old program problems

Walmart lands rare IC misclassification victory

US Court of Appeals ruled Walmart was acting in good faith when it treated a worker as an IC, sparing the retail giant from California pay penalties.
|May 11th, 2022|Comments Off on Walmart lands rare IC misclassification victory

California man allegedly embezzles $1.2 million using fake staffing firm

A California man has agreed to plead guilty to embezzling more than $1.2 million from his employer by submitting fraudulent invoices on behalf of a phony temporary staffing company.
|May 11th, 2022|Comments Off on California man allegedly embezzles $1.2 million using fake staffing firm

Massachusetts top court questions gig worker ballot measure

A ballot measure that would ask voters whether drivers for app-based companies like Uber and Lyft should be treated as independent contractors draws doubts from Massachusetts’ top court, Reuters reported.
|May 11th, 2022|Comments Off on Massachusetts top court questions gig worker ballot measure

The salary history ban saga

Regulations and policies prohibiting inquiries into a candidate’s salary are on the rise. Why contingent workforce programs might not be immune to their impact.
|May 4th, 2022|Comments Off on The salary history ban saga

Going global? Find the market best for you

An SIA report examines global contingent market complexity, providing insight for organizations and programs planning to expand their footprints.
|May 4th, 2022|Comments Off on Going global? Find the market best for you

Matco to pay $15.8 million in IC misclassification settlement

A US district judge granted final approval to a $15.8 million settlement in an independent contractor misclassification case involving distributors for Matco Tools Corp.
|May 4th, 2022|Comments Off on Matco to pay $15.8 million in IC misclassification settlement

USCIS increases timeframe for extending work permits amid backlog

US Citizenship and Immigration Services has tripled the automatic extension to 540 days for employment authorization and documentation for certain visa renewal applicants.
|May 4th, 2022|Comments Off on USCIS increases timeframe for extending work permits amid backlog

Australia: Contracts, not behavior, determine worker classification

Australia’s High Court rules contract terms prevail over a “multifactorial” test to determine independent contractor versus employee status.
|May 4th, 2022|Comments Off on Australia: Contracts, not behavior, determine worker classification

Supplier buckets: Optimizing your lists made easy

Keeping your contingent workforce program’s suppliers engaged and motivated should be your top priority. Grouping your providers by their strengths will lead to more business for them and increase their focus on you.
|April 27th, 2022|Comments Off on Supplier buckets: Optimizing your lists made easy