International

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.

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.

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.

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.

Canada looks to allow mobility for temporary foreign workers

|June 26th, 2019|

The Canadian federal government is looking to make changes to the country's temporary foreign worker program, CBC News reports.

Sponsored content: A talent resourcing bazaar, part 3

|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.

SIA research: IR35 off-payroll working rules in 2020; get started now

|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.

Where in the world is your program going?

|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.

Lower-skilled work visa program introduced

|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.

Victoria labor hire law starts next month

|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.