Regulatory

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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.
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Background checks: Ask this, not that

By |June 7th, 2017|

While, in general, an employer may ask questions about an applicant's or employee's background, or require a background check, the recruitment process is becoming a minefield.
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Paid sick leave laws proliferate

By |June 7th, 2017|

Chicago and Arizona among jurisdictions enacting laws that could add to the costs of contingent workforce usage.
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DOL targets work visa fraud

By |June 7th, 2017|

US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced actions to confront foreign visa program fraud and abuse.
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Work visas: Let the states decide

By |May 24th, 2017|

An immigration policy analyst opines about a US senate proposal that would allow states to develop work visas based on their own economic needs. Read more in MarketWatch.
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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.