Covid-19

Will buyers be on the hook for Covid-19 paid-leave charges?

|September 16th, 2020|

You may have been surprised to see a new charge on a recent staffing invoice: paid sick leave for one or more of your contingent workers. Why you might be obligated to pay.

California buyer and staffing firm cited for failing to protect workers from Covid-19

|September 16th, 2020|

A frozen-food manufacturer and its staffing provider each face more than $200,000 in proposed penalties for failing to protect hundreds of employees from Covid-19.

Covid-19 pulled rug from under CW managers — how they adapted

|September 9th, 2020|

When Covid-19 turned the world upside down, it affected the contingent workforce world in a big way. Here's how these managers had to adapt to several changes all at once.

Sponsored: Creating a remote workforce strategy for Covid-19 and beyond

|August 12th, 2020|

Remote work has gone from nicety to necessity. Workforce analytics provider HCM Strategies explains what a long-term remote workforce strategy looks like, and how it could help your company find the best talent at lower costs.

Well-being measures crucial to safe return to the UK workplace

|August 12th, 2020|

Businesses across the UK are preparing for the return of employees to offices and workplaces as Covid-19 lockdown restrictions continue to ease. What are the requirements?

CWS Summit: So user-friendly, you’ll forget it’s virtual

|August 5th, 2020|

Program managers are now able to get a feel for the emerging landscape amid Covid-19. The virtual CWS Summit experience enables them to scope out providers’ new offerings as well as catch up on emerging strategies.

Your downstream impact: Emerging job roles, CARES Act usage and the supplier habitat

|July 29th, 2020|

The July 2020 Pulse Survey Report queried staffing providers about in-demand job titles, emerging new job titles and their use of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act’s small business loans.

Senate releases $1 trillion coronavirus relief proposal

|July 29th, 2020|

The legislation includes liability protection for businesses, reductions in unemployment subsidies, additional funding for Paycheck Protection Program loans and more.

Health screening required when returning to the office; some tools

|July 22nd, 2020|

Companies are preparing for the return to the office, and many workers not only appear on board, but are prepared to comply with mandatory testing. An SIA editor takes a look at a few products in the market.

Building back a better industry

|July 15th, 2020|

As the world grapples with the effects of the pandemic as well as the groundswell of the Black Lives Matter movement, the workforce solutions ecosystem is in a unique position to usher in great change, writes SIA president Barry Asin.