International

IT services exec pleads guilty to H-1B visa fraud

|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

|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

|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

|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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Opposing H-1B program changes

|January 9th, 2019|

A trade group voices its concerns over proposed rule while endorsing streamlining the visa process.
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Japan to open doors to 345,000 foreign workers as labor pool ages

|January 9th, 2019|

A shrinking population and aging demographics have prompted Japan to re-evaluate its immigration stance and open its doors to foreign workers, CBC reports.
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UK introduces sweeping labor reforms, gig workers to benefit

|December 19th, 2018|

The UK’s proposed reforms to labor law, based on the recommendations of the 2017 Taylor Report, include eliminating a loophole around equal pay for temps and increasing fines on malicious employers.
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‘Suitable opportunity’ top reason Europeans choose self-employment

|December 12th, 2018|

More than a fifth of self-employed in the Europe Union are so because they found a “suitable opportunity,” according to a recent report from Eurostat.
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Canada: British Columbia enacts temp foreign worker bill

|December 5th, 2018|

While Ontario was overturning equal pay for temps and other recently enacted employment laws, British Columbia passed a temporary foreign worker protections bill. Attorney Daniel C. Lee discusses BC's Bill 48 in Montaq.
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Winds of change in the world of work

|November 14th, 2018|

New parties sweeping into power usher in changes in legislative agendas. Many countries have seen a shifting employment law landscape.
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