Regulatory

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Buyer penalties near $1 million for underpaying temps

By |December 6th, 2017|

A Massachusetts staffing buyer must pay nearly $1 million for underpaying temps and hindering an investigation, the third large settlement in the state this year.
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The true ramifications of the evolving legal landscape

By |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.
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Reevaluating sexual harassment awareness and training

By |December 6th, 2017|

Dana Shaw-Arimoto, a leadership team coach and founder and CEO of Phoenix5 LLC, discusses the failings of the typical sexual harassment training programs and outlines a different method in a three-part series in the Staffing Stream.
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Ontario green-lights $15 minimum wage, misclassification, equal pay for temps legislation

By |November 29th, 2017|

Ontario legislation that covers independent contractor misclassification, equal pay for temps and a C$15 minimum wage and more has received final approval.
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Be careful what you ask for

By |November 29th, 2017|

Attorney George Reardon explains why some buyer demands of staffing firms related to the ACA's employer mandate are overly burdensome and what might be better options in Staffing Industry Review.
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Temp workers file more lost-time claims than traditional employees

By |November 29th, 2017|

Safety+Health magazine reports on a study that found temporary workers are more than twice as likely to file lost-workday workers' compensation claims than traditional workers.
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A proactive legal capability

By |November 15th, 2017|

Too often, legal remains on the periphery until a risk event takes place. Specific steps to get legal involved where you need them, yet not bogged down.
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NLRB continues transformation with general counsel nod

By |November 15th, 2017|

The National Labor Relations Board continues to shift toward a more business-friendly approach with the Senate confirmation of Peter Robb last week as the board’s new general counsel, the National Law Review reports.
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When ‘me, too’ leads to complaints by or against a contingent worker

By |November 8th, 2017|

What your staffing supplier and you should be doing if a sexual harassment complaint involving a contingent worker comes to light.
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House moves to roll back NLRB ruling on joint employment

By |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.