International

Japan to open doors to 345,000 foreign workers as labor pool ages

By |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

By |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

By |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

By |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

By |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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The Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing

By |November 14th, 2018|

We celebrate the women who have elevated and shaped the $461 billion global staffing industry – and by extension, have helped fuel the success of your contingent workforce programs.
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Ontario PM vows to scrap equal pay, minimum wage law

By |October 17th, 2018|

Ontario Premier Doug Ford plans to scrap labor reform legislation that raised the province's minimum wage and mandated equal pay for temporary workers.
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Introducing the 2018 CW Program Game Changers

By |September 26th, 2018|

Staffing Industry Analysts profiles 48 professionals from around the world who have elevated and shaped the contingent workforce management industry.
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Creating a level playing field for new forms of work

By |September 19th, 2018|

As ways of working evolve, Europe needs to continually adapt legislation and social protection schemes to accommodate them, says Michael Freytag of the World Employment Confederation-Europe.
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Are the tables turning on firms engaging contractors?

By |July 11th, 2018|

Governments around the world struggle to balance the need to fill their coffers with the need to encourage the independent worker’s entrepreneurialism.
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