International

Labor group accuses Apple factory of violating Chinese labor law

By |September 11th, 2019|

A Chinese labor group has accused Apple and Foxconn, which manufactures iPhones, of breaking Chinese labor law by hiring too many temporary workers. Foxconn has responded.

Quebec pledges millions to recruit temp foreign workers for businesses

By |August 28th, 2019|

The Quebec government is setting aside more than $20 million to help private businesses recruit and integrate temporary foreign workers as the province struggles with a growing labor shortage, Global News reports.
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Closing Channels: Immigration policies affecting talent supply chain

By |July 31st, 2019|

Attorney Karine Wenger discusses the effects of the current immigration situation on the US talent supply chain in a recent Staffing Industry Review article.
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UK’s private sector braces itself for IR35

By |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.
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US House considers lifting per-country cap on green cards

By |July 10th, 2019|

The US House of Representatives was expected to vote Tuesday on legislation that seeks to lift the country-cap on issuing green cards, the Economic Times reported. However, the legislation was referred to the judiciary committee.
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Canada looks to allow mobility for temporary foreign workers

By |June 26th, 2019|

The Canadian federal government is looking to make changes to the country's temporary foreign worker program, CBC News reports.
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Sponsored content: A talent resourcing bazaar, part 3

By |June 19th, 2019|

Our series on the development of the UK government’s complex program concludes with a discussion on the brand, the rewarding nature of government work and the approach to launch.
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SIA research: IR35 off-payroll working rules in 2020; get started now

By |May 8th, 2019|

Enterprise buyers should begin preparing for proposed changes to the UK’s IR35 off-payroll working rules covering taxation and independent contractors, which are expected to be published this summer and take effect next April.
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Where in the world is your program going?

By |March 27th, 2019|

A report that evaluates dozens of countries to identify which are most and least attractive to staffing firms offers much insight to organizations thinking of expanding their program.
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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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