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Exclusivity no more? Alaska court opens new chasm in workers’ comp protections

|July 31st, 2019|

A recent ruling from the Alaska Supreme Court sets aside workers’ compensation precedent in a contingent worker’s injury lawsuit.

Chicago passes ‘most sweeping’ scheduling-predictive ordinance in the US

|July 31st, 2019|

Chicago passes the “fair workweek” ordinance, which entitles some contingents to two weeks’ notice of schedule changes. Further, extra hours must be offered to existing part-timers and then certain existing temporary workers before others.

Want C-suite buy-in for your program? Choose your words carefully.

|July 24th, 2019|

If your program is struggling to gain support from the C-Suite, examine the language and touch points used to garner executives’ attention.

UK’s private sector braces itself for IR35

|July 24th, 2019|

Revisions to the UK’s Off-Payroll Working Rules, coming into effect in April 2020, add red tape for companies that use independent contractors.

Today’s CW managers dealing with multisourcing channels, legal flux

|July 17th, 2019|

The role of the contingent workforce manager is vastly different from that of prior years, and still continues to change. Some sourcing strategies and legal challenges today’s program managers are tasked with.

Getting the terms right

|July 17th, 2019|

Key performance indicators and service-level agreements go hand-in-hand, but are often misunderstood and misapplied. How to use them to their fullest potential.

CWM evolution: Nexis between HR and talent acquisition

|July 10th, 2019|

The role of the CW manager continues its evolution. More representation from HR, new channels to attract talent, increased data and legal challenges are just some of the changes managers are adapting to.

Business-critical temps? Time for a contingency plan

|July 10th, 2019|

If your hiring managers deem certain contingents to be business-critical, you need to have a contingency plan in place in case you lose them. How to make that assessment.

Direct sourcing: Savings, a step toward TTM

|June 26th, 2019|

When direct sourcing is well-executed, the reduced onboarding times, staffing agency margin savings and consistency of contingent worker experience add up to a compelling proposition.

When IC status is not a shield from OSHA

|June 26th, 2019|

Under developing independent contractor law, companies should enforce minimum safety compliance standards.