Regulatory

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Supreme Court: Trucking company cannot force arbitration in IC case

By |January 16th, 2019|

All transportation workers are exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act, which otherwise deems arbitration binding, the court ruled.
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State attorneys general oppose changing joint employer rule

By |January 16th, 2019|

Attorneys general from 10 states and the District of Columbia opposed the NLRB’s proposed revision of the joint-employment rule in a letter sent last week; separately, the agency extended the comment deadline on the rule.
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License to protect

By |January 9th, 2019|

Several countries worked to impose regulations on the staffing industry in 2018, but to what end? Examples show their effectiveness depends on their intent.
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Opposing H-1B program changes

By |January 9th, 2019|

A trade group voices its concerns over proposed rule while endorsing streamlining the visa process.
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Staffing client owes $600,000 after DOL wage investigation

By |January 9th, 2019|

A Pennsylvania company must pay in $598,366 in back wages, damages and penalties after its staffing firms underpaid its temporary workers.
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Japan to open doors to 345,000 foreign workers as labor pool ages

By |January 9th, 2019|

A shrinking population and aging demographics have prompted Japan to re-evaluate its immigration stance and open its doors to foreign workers, CBC reports.
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Court weighs in on controversial 2015 NLRB ruling

By |January 3rd, 2019|

The US Court of Appeals last week returned the 2015 joint-employment expansion case to the agency for review — a decision that some say means continued confusion for employers.
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FedEx settles New York IC case for $2 million

By |January 3rd, 2019|

The New York Attorney General’s office has settled an IC misclassification case with FedEx for $2 million.
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US immigration outlook

By |January 3rd, 2019|

From continued action surrounding H-1B visa holders, their spouses and employers to congressional oversight and more, a Forbes contributor details what to expect this year on the immigration front.
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NLRB again extends comment period for joint-employment proposal

By |December 19th, 2018|

The National Labor Relations Board has extended into January the comment period regarding its proposed rulemaking concerning the standard for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act.
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