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Trim down: An excessive supplier pool is a poor program strategy

|May 8th, 2019|

Failure to achieve program goals and objectives can be attributed to a weak staffing supplier strategy. Here’s how, and what strong programs do.

Dynamex decision on IC misclassification applies retroactively

|May 8th, 2019|

The California Supreme Court’s Dynamex decision — which set a tougher standard for determining independent contractor misclassification — can be applied retroactively, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled.

Don’t be too rigid: Take a hybrid approach

|May 1st, 2019|

Developing flexible solutions will help your program to be agile and keep up with the evolving complex marketplace.

DOL provides ‘useful clarity’ regarding online platforms and worker classifications

|May 1st, 2019|

The US Department of Labor says virtual platform gig workers are independent contractors, not employees, in response to a query regarding workers sourced through such a platform.

Interested in TTM? First, calibrate your job taxonomy

|April 24th, 2019|

The journey toward total talent optimization must first begin with job taxonomy alignment. Otherwise, companies stand to spend more than they should on contingent talent.

Massachusetts and NYC count ICs in employers’ obligations

|April 24th, 2019|

Independent contractors are counted as part of a company’s workforce for the purposes of Massachusett’s family and medical leave law as well as New York City’s new sexual harassment training law.

UK gender pay gap: Far from closed

|April 17th, 2019|

Fewer than half the UK's biggest employers have succeeded in reducing gender pay equity, despite the introduction of sanctions.

Roofer faces manslaughter charges in IC’s fatal fall

|April 17th, 2019|

The employer claims he cannot force independent contractors to use protective gear, the Portland Press Herald reports. OSHA says otherwise.

Ariba and Fieldglass VMS no longer operating separately

|April 10th, 2019|

Procurement software provider SAP Ariba and contingent workforce vendor management system SAP Fieldglass will no longer operate as separate entities. What that means to the ecosystem.

Despite efforts, IT skills mismatch likely to go on for foreseeable future

|April 10th, 2019|

The market for IT professionals keeps getting tighter as the number of workers with needed skills falls short of demand, according to the “IT Staffing Growth Assessment” report released by Staffing Industry Analysts this month.