Covid-19

Prepping for President Biden’s mandatory vaccine requirement

|October 6th, 2021|

While companies await OSHA rules on implementing Biden's vaccine mandate, guidance from other government departments may provide some pointers.
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Remote work shifts talent landscape: Change your approach

|September 29th, 2021|

Remote work is challenging companies to modify management practices and evaluate policies long-term, as they face workforces inclined to quit rather than be forced back into the office and other challenges.
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CWS Symposium Live: Adjust for ‘never normal’

|September 22nd, 2021|

The unprecedented changes brought by the pandemic have disrupted the critical elements of talent location, generational preferences, technology and more, impacting a worldwide workforce revolution, said SIA's Dawn McCartney in her keynote address.
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Vaccine mandate for large employers but contingent impact unclear

|September 15th, 2021|

Companies with 100 or more employees are preparing to abide by President Biden’s new vaccine mandate, but how will the Emergency Temporary Standard apply to contingent workers?
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Boiling point for the vaccination conundrum

|September 1st, 2021|

The absence of government guidance has left organizations in an extremely difficult position, balancing between seemingly conflicting rights and responsibilities when considering vaccination mandates.
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OSHA cites buyer and staffing firm over coronavirus hazards

|August 11th, 2021|

A New Jersey medical facility and its temporary staffing provider failed to ensure the safety and health of nurses giving flu shots and testing potentially infectious patients for the coronavirus earlier this year, an Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation has found.
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Postmates settles Seattle sick leave law allegations for nearly $1 million

|August 11th, 2021|

Seattle’s Office of Labor Standards announced an agreement last week with Postmates Inc. for the company to pay $972,075.89 to settle allegations under the city’s Covid-19-related Gig Worker Paid Sick and Safe Time ordinance.
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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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