Covid-19

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.

UK: Health and safety rights review for gig workers

|July 15th, 2020|

The UK’s High Court is allowing a union to proceed with a judicial review that could extend health and safety rights to hundreds of thousands of gig economy workers.

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?