International

Well-being measures crucial to safe return to the UK workplace

|August 12th, 2020|

Businesses across the UK are preparing for the return of employees to offices and workplaces as Covid-19 lockdown restrictions continue to ease. What are the requirements?
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UK: Health and safety rights review for gig workers

|July 15th, 2020|

The UK’s High Court is allowing a union to proceed with a judicial review that could extend health and safety rights to hundreds of thousands of gig economy workers.
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USCIS releases first estimate of H-1B visa workers

|July 1st, 2020|

For the first time, US Customs and Immigration Services reported the number of workers in the United States on an H-1B visa. At the start of the 2020 fiscal year, there were 583,420.
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Legislators find there is no easy way to classify ICs

|June 24th, 2020|

With the news that the Dutch government has decided against implementing a statutory minimum rate for freelancers, it is clear there is no easy way to classify independent contractors, as the UK and Californian legislators have already discovered.
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Think before you pivot: Outsourcing challenges abound amid Covid-19

|May 20th, 2020|

Organizations may move toward outsourcing as a strategy, but it’s not going to be an instant shift in response to the current situation. What they need to consider.
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Canada speeds up guest foreign worker processing amid Covid-19

|May 13th, 2020|

With the Covid-19 pandemic impacting almost every sector in Canada, the government has put in place a temporary policy to reduce the time it takes for a temporary foreign worker to start a new job.
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UK immigration policy in the post-Brexit world

|March 25th, 2020|

When the UK finalizes its exit from the European Union January 2021, its immigration policy will look different as the country shifts its focus to attracting higher-skilled labor.
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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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