Regulatory

EEOC says Workday AI discrimination case should move forward

|April 17th, 2024|

The agency says the company’s artificial intelligence functions like employment firms do, so federal anti-discrimination laws apply. Workday disagrees.
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Controversial California staffing bill pulled, ‘great news’ for ecosystem

|April 3rd, 2024|

A proposal whose requirements included offering longer-term temps direct employment and the disclosure of bill rates has been pulled from the legislature’s agenda amid industry pushback.
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UK provides guidance for responsible AI in recruitment

|March 27th, 2024|

The UK details effective methods to mitigate the risks inherent in utilizing AI within recruiting processes.
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John Deere supplier to set up $1.5 million fund for illegally employed children

|March 27th, 2024|

The manufacturer owes nearly $300,000 and must set aside 30 days’ profit due to child labor violations it reportedly blames on a staffing provider.
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Canada to tighten ‘last resort’ Temporary Foreign Worker Program

|March 27th, 2024|

The country is reducing the cap on workers allowed through the program while it tightens other requirements on employers.
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New York becomes latest state to pass IC protection laws

|March 20th, 2024|

The Empire State joins Illinois in legislating protections for independent contractors, following in the footsteps of several large US cities.
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Court rules against truckers in AB 5 case

|March 20th, 2024|

California’s controversial law for determining independent contractor status survived the trucking industry’s latest attempt to block it.
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Europe’s new AI Act to regulate how employers use the technology

|March 20th, 2024|

The landmark legislation imposes new restrictions on contingent workforce programs and their supply chains.
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Vague, ‘overreaching’: California bill a concern for CW programs, staffing firms

|March 20th, 2024|

The staffing industry promises an “all-hands” fight against the regulation that would require hiring longer-term temps, disclosing bill rates and more.
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Judge halts NLRB’s controversial joint-employer rule

|March 13th, 2024|

The agency’s chair vows the action “is not the last word” and is reviewing next steps.
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