Covid-19

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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Outplacement services helps your brand and temps

|February 10th, 2021|

Many businesses must reduce their workforces in the wake of Covid-19. Offering outplacement services to workers, including contingents, offers a smoother transition for them and brand protection for the organization.

Not business as usual: Keeping talent safe when they return

|February 10th, 2021|

When returning to the workplace, companies will need to be able to effectively communicate health and safety protocols to workers of all classifications.

Business groups seek guidance on vaccine incentives

|February 10th, 2021|

Businesses looking to incentivize workers to get the Covid-19 vaccine when it becomes available to them are seeking guidance from the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on what is permissible, Bloomberg Law reports.

OSHA issues Covid-19 guidance for employers

|February 3rd, 2021|

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration last week issued stronger worker Covid-19 safety guidance, looking for employers to involve personnel with plans.

Six trends to watch in 2021

|January 27th, 2021|

As organizations evolve and adapt to the new environment imposed by the pandemic, SIA’s CWS Council team discusses six trends that could impact your program and the industry this year. 

Biden directs OSHA to issue emergency Covid safety guidance

|January 27th, 2021|

President Biden signed an executive order directing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue stronger safety guidance to protect workers from Covid-19 and to increase enforcement efforts.