Covid-19

Trump visa suspension likely to deflate buyer usage; offshore to gain?

|June 24th, 2020|

The Trump administration’s halt on certain work visas will create obstacles for IT and engineering staffing firms to fill buyer needs. Insiders suggest it will lead to an increase in offshoring.

150 temporary cannery workers sue buyer over unpaid quarantine

|June 24th, 2020|

A group of temporary workers filed a lawsuit on Friday against a salmon cannery operator over an allegedly unpaid quarantine period at a hotel in Los Angeles.

Pandemic shift: Your vendors in the new normal

|June 17th, 2020|

As programs transition to the next phase in their pandemic response, the performance thus far of MSPs and suppliers will speak to their future performance. How will your vendors fare?
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EEOC updates Covid-19 guidance

|June 17th, 2020|

A June 11 Covid-19 guidance update from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission covers age discrimination, pregnancy discrimination and sex discrimination involving employees with caretaking or family responsibilities.
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PPP rules get revision: More time, flexibility to repay

|June 10th, 2020|

Bipartisan legislation eases rules for small business owners who receive loans through the Paycheck Protection Program. As joint employers, buyers should know how their staffing firms are affected.
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Benchmarks: Programs’ contingent usage through 2020, flexibility top reason for buyers

|June 10th, 2020|

We asked program managers how they anticipate their use of contingent worker types to change during the second half of 2020. Across all nonemployed worker types, participants reported a net reduction in use of more than 25%.
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WFH to remain a trend one year after pandemic subsides

|June 10th, 2020|

Remote working rates post-Covid-19 will likely remain well above pre-pandemic levels, according to a survey of HR execs by The Conference Board.
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Covid-19: Governments include independents in safety net measures

|June 3rd, 2020|

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the vulnerability of a huge swath of the global workforce: the gig economy. Many countries have established safety nets to help ease the worst of the effects. Here is what the UK and US have been doing.
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OSHA issues new Covid-19 reporting guidance

|June 3rd, 2020|

New guidance went into effect last week from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration regarding how companies and agency representatives should handle Covid-19-related complaints, referrals and severe illness reports.
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Back to the office: Keeping contingents and staff reassured and safe

|June 3rd, 2020|

From making returning to the office voluntary to preparing a response plan, attorney Todd Wulffson explains in a Staffing Industry Review Online Showcase article what you and your staffing providers need to consider as localities lift stay-home orders.
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