Covid-19

Covid compliance: Charting a new course

|July 28th, 2021|

After navigating the Covid-19 pandemic and a fully remote workforce, employers and their legal advisors are charting a new course as they seek to return workers to the office. A staffing firm’s general counsel outlines considerations in Staffing Industry Review.
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Gig worker sick pay: Uber to pay $3.5 million to Seattle drivers

|June 30th, 2021|

Uber will pay nearly $3.5 million to 15,717 independent contractor drivers in Seattle to settle allegations under the city’s Covid-era Paid Sick and Safe Time for Gig Workers Ordinance.
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Getting the most out of remote work

|June 16th, 2021|

With every indication remote work in some form is here to stay, there are ways to ensure a smooth experience. Watch it pay big dividends for your talent and your program.
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OSHA releases Covid-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for healthcare workers, updates general industry guidance

|June 16th, 2021|

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration on June 10 published a Covid-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for specific healthcare settings and provided updated guidance for employers in all other industries to reflect current guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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EEOC allows Covid-19 vaccine requirements, incentives

|June 9th, 2021|

Recently updated Covid-19 guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission addresses vaccination incentives and how to provide accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other regulations.
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Covid death leads to citations for buyer, staffing firms

|May 26th, 2021|

The California Department of Industrial Relations cited Foster Poultry Farms Inc. and four staffing providers for Covid-19 violations at a location in Livingston, California.
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The future of work is now

|April 21st, 2021|

The pandemic brought tomorrow’s world closer, said SIA’s Peter Reagan during the CWS Summit Europe this week. Here are some ways the pandemic affected the ecosystem and how you can be better prepared.
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Vaccines: Whose choice is it?

|April 7th, 2021|

As the vaccine rollout continues and definitive guidance is still pending, there are a few things to consider when developing return-to-workplace vaccine policies, including mandating vaccinations.
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Treat contingents the same as employees in Covid-19: Global staffing association

|March 24th, 2021|

The World Employment Confederation, which represents the staffing industry globally, released guidance this week on applying Covid-19 health and safety protocols to workers from temporary staffing firms.
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Back in the building

|February 24th, 2021|

Working from home is not an option for many businesses. As the world recovers from the pandemic, here are some ideas to woo contingent workers back to physical locales.
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