But we closed due to bad weather. Why am I being billed?

|February 14th, 2018|

When inclement weather forces a shutdown, you may still be billed for your contingent workers. A Staffing Industry Review article discusses when contingents must still be paid due to site closures and other circumstances.

Trump administration acts on co-employment, H-1B spouse work rights

|December 20th, 2017|

The NLRB has reversed a key Obama-era co-employment standard (Staffing Industry Analysts Daily News); the Department of Homeland Security is poised to revoke work authorization for spouses of H-1B visa holders (CNNmoney).

The true ramifications of the evolving legal landscape

|December 6th, 2017|

Tracking and understanding the ever-changing employment laws and their true effect on the workforce solutions ecosystem is critical to maintaining a compliant yet competitive and nimble program.

House moves to roll back NLRB ruling on joint employment

|November 8th, 2017|

The US House has approved the legislation that would roll back a 2015 National Labor Relations Board ruling that significantly expanded the definition of joint employment.

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

|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.

Codified worker classification rules coming soon

|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.

H-1B workers: Higher costs ahead?; Court’s joint employer case action

|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.

House Bill seeks to redefine joint employment

|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.

No co-employment in SOW, done right

|May 3rd, 2017|

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

The ground is moving

|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.