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Ontario and Canadian governments reach temporary foreign worker deal

By |December 21st, 2016|

Ontario and the federal government of Canada reached an agreement to share data on employers and recruitment agencies that hire temporary foreign workers.
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UK orders review of employment practices, including contingent labor

By |October 12th, 2016|

Prime minister appoints former advisor to Tony Blair to handle the effort.
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Brexit: The impact on contingent workforce compliance part 2

By |August 10th, 2016|

The June vote by the UK to leave the European Union creates many uncertainties. This conclusion of a two-part series outlines the exit process and the possible options for the UK’s future trading relationships.
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Brexit: New rules will impact CW compliance, part 1

By |August 3rd, 2016|

The June vote by the UK to leave the European Union creates many uncertainties. This two-part series outlines the exit process and the possible options for the UK’s future trading relationships.
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‘Brexit’: What happens now?

By |July 13th, 2016|

Following its vote to leave the European Union, the UK is a rudderless ship in some very choppy political waters.
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‘Brexit’: How would UK leaving the EU affect contingent workers and employers?

By |June 8th, 2016|

UK voters take to the polls later this month to determine whether to leave the European Union. Here are some possible results of an exit.
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Japan’s PM makes temp worker equality a policy agenda item

By |June 8th, 2016|

Tackling Japan's labor inequality is at the center of the prime minister's policy agenda as the number of temporary workers hits a record high.
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Global trends in CW management

By |May 25th, 2016|

The use of contingent labor is poised to grow, driven by increasing levels of acceptance of the non-traditional workforce as well as technological advances.
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Global Effort: Countries waging war on IC misclassification

By |January 6th, 2016|

Type “misclassification” into your search engine and, even here in the UK, the results are dominated by US Web pages denouncing the practice of wrongly classifying employees as independent contractors. However, as I outlined last month, misclassification of employees is not an issue confined to the US. Many countries are witnessing an increase in the […]

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Governance: Setting up for success in a geographically expanding program, Part 3

By |January 6th, 2016|

US-based programs have exhibited a desire to expand globally based on last year’s Buyer Survey conducted by Staffing Industry Analysts. According to the survey, 21% of programs were looking to expand services to Asia-Pacific over the next four years and 16% to 24% were looking to Europe and South Amercia respectively.

Buyers frequently ask how they can […]