Compliance

SCOTUS silent on truckers’ AB 5 lawsuit, leaves case in limbo

|June 29th, 2022|

The US Supreme Court this session left unadressed a case in which California truckers assert the state’s AB 5 legislation violates federal law, assuring an injunction against enforcing the law on the trucking industry remains in place.
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Joint-employer ping pong continues

|June 29th, 2022|

The National Labor Relations Board officially put redefining joint-employer classification on its agenda; the public comment process should open in September.
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Disintermediation is driving innovation in CW solutions

|June 22nd, 2022|

As advances lead to ways to bypass staffing firms and even the contingent workforce program entirely, program managers will need to apply and leverage traditional and alternative talent sourcing channels.
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DE&I in the EU: Staying compliant with anti-discrimination employment laws

|June 22nd, 2022|

While the European Union prohibits discrimination on certain grounds, individual member states have their own laws to consider as you develop initiatives for your contingent workforce program. Here’s the landscape.
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Food manufacturer fined $368,513 after contractor’s fatal fall

|June 22nd, 2022|

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration identified 36 hazards and proposed $368,513 in penalties after investigating a contract worker’s fatal fall at a food manufacturing facility.
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IC roundup: Georgia ‘employee’ definition; Florida shield

|June 22nd, 2022|

Georgia redefines “employee” for unemployment benefits but restricts local governments’ authority; Florida shields businesses from misclassification claims when providing assistance to independent contractors during declared emergencies.
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IC classification, remote workers and state law: Which laws apply?

|June 15th, 2022|

An appeals court ruling in a worker misclassification case offers guidance for determining what law applies to out-of-state workers, attorneys for Littler Mendelson wrote.
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Massachusetts’ top court blocks ballot initiatives on gig economy drivers’ IC status

|June 15th, 2022|

Massachusetts voters won’t get to weigh in on whether drivers for Uber, DoorDash and other platforms should be classified as independent contractors following a court ruling issued June 14.
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UK looks to repeal ban on agency staff replacing striking workers

|June 15th, 2022|

The UK is reportedly preparing to repeal a legal ban on the use of agency staff to fill in for employees who are on strike, according to a report in The Guardian.
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Staffing buyer implicated in alleged no-poach scheme

|June 8th, 2022|

Illinois’ attorney general says Vee Pak colluded with its staffing providers to keep temporary workers from moving between staffing firms, “trapping them in low-paying jobs.”
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