International

DOL roundup: IC misclassifications, work visa violations

|January 8th, 2020|

The US Department of Labor announced fines and settlements totaling more than $700,000 in cases involving independent contractor misclassification as well as H-1B and other work visa violations.
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UK election: What the result means for staffing, movement of workers

|December 18th, 2019|

The saga of Brexit continues as the Conservative party gains enough power to pursue its agenda.
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Global expansion: A studied approach

|December 4th, 2019|

“Big-bang” has its place, but for expanding your program worldwide, a methodical approach may be your best bet.
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IR35 in the UK – Getting Ready for April 2020

|November 6th, 2019|

As the implementation deadline for IR35 Off-Payroll Working Rules in the private sector nears, some companies relate how they are preparing for the forthcoming legislation.
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After Brexit: What happens to cross-border employment?

|October 16th, 2019|

With just over two weeks until the UK leaves the EU, contingent workforce buyers should prepare for how a no-deal Brexit could affect their programs.
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Labor group accuses Apple factory of violating Chinese labor law

|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.
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Quebec pledges millions to recruit temp foreign workers for businesses

|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

|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

|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

|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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