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Worker, Employee, IC or Dependent?

By |August 16th, 2017|

A UK report has called for a new term to be used to bridge the gap between a traditional worker and an independent contractor. What that means and why it matters.
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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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Healthcare debate: The repeal/replace saga continues

By |August 2nd, 2017|

While the healthcare repeal/replace saga promises to continue in Washington, attorneys with Michael Best and Friedrich LLP provide a brief, high-level status check-in for employers and employer-sponsored group health plans in The National Law Review.
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ADA: Accommodating contingents

By |July 26th, 2017|

When a temporary worker needs a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, which entity is responsible? The National Law Review discusses the issue.
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US legislation proposes ‘safe harbor’ to avoid IC misclassification

By |July 19th, 2017|

A federal legislative proposal aims to help address independent contractor classification, creating a set of criteria as guidance and establishing protections to limit employer liabilities.
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Notes from APAC: CWS Summit concludes

By |July 19th, 2017|

Staffing Industry Analysts’ contingent workforce management conference for the Asia Pacific region wrapped up today in Singapore. Here are some highlights.
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Temp fails to prove ADA discrimination in job loss

By |July 12th, 2017|

An appeals court affirms a lower court’s ruling that a buyer’s decision to drop a temp being treated for breast cancer wasn’t discriminatory.
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Overtime wage hike closer to being undone

By |July 12th, 2017|

The US Department of Labor took a step toward a possible reversal of the Obama Administration’s overtime rule, which lifted the salary level below which workers were to be paid for overtime, NPR reports.
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Ontario seeks input on minimum wage hike

By |July 12th, 2017|

Ontario's proposed legislation that raises the minimum wage by about 30% and includes other provisions that affect the contingent workforce is subject to public hearings this week and next, CBC Radio Canada reports.
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Legislation brings bevy of changes, concerns

By |June 14th, 2017|

A new proposal in Ontario would bring equal pay for temps and notice requirement, but it raises concerns.