Covid-19

Back to the office? Why hybrid may be the smart option

|October 26th, 2022|

With the worst of the pandemic in the rear-view mirror, organizations are starting to bring both contingent talent and staff employees back to the office. Here are some thoughts to consider.
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Return-to-office plan? Read the room before crafting a strategy

|May 25th, 2022|

Leadership appears to be out of touch with its employees in corporate America, according to research on companies’ return-to-office plans. SIA’s senior editor discusses the pitfalls of ignoring workers’ wishes in the Staffing Stream. 
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Buyer jointly liable for staffing firms’ Covid sick leave violations

|April 27th, 2022|

A California poultry processor and its staffing providers are jointly liable for failure to inform thousands of temps of Covid-19 supplemental paid sick leave, the California labor commissioner says.
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Covid-19 vaccine mandates around the world

|February 16th, 2022|

Governments around the world continue to develop strategies and regulations to fight rising Covid-19 cases and to alleviate risks with on-site work.
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Mixed bag: Where nations stand on Covid protocols

|January 26th, 2022|

As the UK starts to lift all its Covid-19 restrictions, the US and other nations redouble their efforts to impose mandatory rules on vaccines, testing and wearing of masks.
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Vaccine mandates: Supreme Court hears arguments but safety still a big issue

|January 12th, 2022|

The US Supreme Court on Friday heard oral arguments, but whatever its decision, employers and contingent workforce managers must still be ready to protect workers.
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Trends to prepare for in 2022

|January 5th, 2022|

SIA’s CWS Council team compiled a list of 15 events program owners around the world should be especially aware of and prepared for in 2022. Here are eight of those projections and actions program managers should take.
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2021: The year in review

|January 5th, 2022|

Covid-19 and its wide-ranging effects on contingent workforce management dominated readers’ interest in 2021, from vaccines to wage pressure to skills shortages. Here are the top stories of the year.
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Supreme Court to hear arguments over employer vaccine mandate

|January 5th, 2022|

The US Supreme Court will hear arguments Jan. 7 on President Biden’s mandate that employers with 100 or more employees require their employees be vaccinated against Covid-19 or undergo weekly testing, Politico reported.
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Vaccine modules: Tech options to manage your program

|December 15th, 2021|

While the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate is currently held up by legal challenges, organizations should still prepare and continue implementing mandate plans. A report outlines tools to help you do that.
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