Regulatory

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Wanted: 75K data protection officers

By |May 10th, 2017|

Within a year, more than 75,000 workers will be required in and out of the EU to comply with pending data protection rules — a tall order considering the job requirements.
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FedEx to pay $227 million in IC settlement

By |May 10th, 2017|

Indianapolis Business Journal reports FedEx Corp. will pay drivers from 19 states more than $227 million to settle long-running lawsuits brought against it by drivers claiming they were undercompensated because the company classified them as independent contractors.
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EU CW keen to innovate amid political uncertainty

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Last week's CWS Summit Berlin attendees learned about workforce strategies to cope with the uncertain climate.
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Young workers’ safety: Heed OSHA’s campaign

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Citing a statistic that younger workers — many of whom are contingents — are twice as likely to require emergency care, OSHA announced a new campaign to boost their safety.
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Construction company fined $100,000 in temp’s death

By |April 26th, 2017|

A South Dakota construction company has been fined nearly $100,000 by the OSHA following an investigation into the death of a contingent worker in a December 2016 building collapse, Kelo.com reports.
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Visa dependent? Detour ahead

By |April 19th, 2017|

How to prepare your organization for unclear, yet anticipated changes to the H-1B program.
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‘Us first’

By |April 19th, 2017|

President Trump issued an executive order yesterday ordering the review of the H-1B work visa program; Australia is overhauling its own work visa program.
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The boost you need

By |April 19th, 2017|

Amid a dizzying array of political and economic uncertainties worldwide, the CWS Summit, Berlin, provides the tools you need to bring your program to the next level, writes Editor and Publisher Subadhra R. Sriram in The Staffing Stream.
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Maxed out, again

By |April 12th, 2017|

For the fifth year in a row, the annual cap for H-1B visa applications was reached within the first week, triggering a lottery.
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Temp program funded

By |April 12th, 2017|

Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program receives additional funding from the federal budget.