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Lower-skilled work visa program introduced

By |March 20th, 2019|

A lawmaker introduced a bill last week seeking to establish a year-round, nonfarm work visa for lower-skilled workers, such as construction workers.
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Victoria labor hire law starts next month

By |March 13th, 2019|

In a staffing firm licensing scheme going into effect in Victoria, Australia, client companies could face AUD$500,000 for using unlicensed staffing firms.
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UK: IR35 off-payroll rules’ private-sector expansion

By |March 6th, 2019|

The UK government opens consultation on private-sector IR35 independent contractor tax rules.
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Bypassing the (UK) courts: Unions and the gig economy

By |February 13th, 2019|

A groundbreaking deal between a courier delivery firm and a union on behalf of independent workers may breathe new life into independent worker unionization efforts.
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Bills would make it easier for workers with H-1B visas to get green cards

By |February 13th, 2019|

Two bills that would remove per-country caps for employment-based green cards were introduced last week in the US House and Senate.
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Buckle up: CW trends promise an exciting ride

By |January 30th, 2019|

Developments from last year are shaping into an exciting 2019. From direct sourcing getting a facelift to the European-style MSP gaining traction in the US, the year ahead holds numerous opportunities for elevating your program.
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IT services exec pleads guilty to H-1B visa fraud

By |January 30th, 2019|

A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit visa fraud that resulted in more than $26 million in revenue for three IT services firms, the US Department of Justice announced.
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Brexit: An uncertain climate

By |January 30th, 2019|

Many businesses in the UK are on edge as politicians struggle over a possible final deal on Brexit. SIA’s John Nurthen discusses the possible fallout on the workforce solutions ecosystem.
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Stay one step ahead

By |January 23rd, 2019|

Over- and underestimating the pace and magnitude of impending change can be perilous. Be sure your program is prepared for change.
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Drivers in France prevail over Uber in IC case

By |January 16th, 2019|

A Paris court ruled an Uber driver was an employee because the driver was dependent on the ride-hailing app for his work.
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