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Are your suppliers’ subcontractors on the up-and-up?

By |October 4th, 2017|

A LinkedIn program manager puts suppliers on notice that programs like hers are watching to ensure their subcontractors remain compliant and treat their workers well in Staffing Industry Review.
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Codified worker classification rules coming soon

By |August 30th, 2017|

New legislative efforts are underway to on joint employment and independent contractor usage. Staying on top of them is a key program capability.
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H-1B workers: Higher costs ahead?; Court’s joint employer case action

By |August 30th, 2017|

Legal news from Lexology: Queries from USCIS signal wage scrutiny H-1B visa applications may face; a court remands a joint-employer case back to the NLRB.
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House Bill seeks to redefine joint employment

By |August 2nd, 2017|

A bipartisan bill introduced in the House last week amends the National Labor Relations Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act to clear up joint employment confusion.
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No co-employment in SOW, done right

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Joint employment does not exist in a — properly managed-- SOW engagement because of the business-to--business nature of the transaction.
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The ground is moving

By |March 29th, 2017|

In the world of work, two debates rage on: Who is a co-employer, and who is an independent contractor? The answers may be everyone and no one, respectively, writes Elizabeth Larson, an attorney with Michael Best and Friedrich LLC.
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Buyer and staffing firm still joint employers post project

By |September 14th, 2016|

The NLRB ruled a construction company and its staffing firm are joint employers — even though the projects for which the staffing firm provided workers were complete.
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How to relieve your joint employment anxiety

By |August 17th, 2016|

Some government agencies have changed their rules to more easily find joint employment. Here are ways to mitigate your risk.
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Co-employment is a fact of life, but tenure confusion prevails

By |May 18th, 2016|

Used for the right reasons they provide great benefits, but relying on assignment limits to mitigate co-employment risk is ineffective.
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Drilling down into joint employer designations

By |February 3rd, 2016|

What you need to know about new guidance on how joint employment is established in cases brought under the the FLSA and Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act.