Regulatory

DOL issues final joint-employer rule

|January 15th, 2020|

The US Department of Labor announced its final rule to update the regulations interpreting joint employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA.

H-1B visas: FY 2021 pre-registration timeline set

|January 15th, 2020|

The pre-registration period for cap-subject H-1B visa petitions for the 2021 fiscal year will run from March 1 to March 20.

California AB 5: Constitutionality challenged; Uber changing app, Wonolo exiting state

|January 8th, 2020|

Now in effect, Uber and Postmates are challenging California AB 5’s constitutionality. Separately, Uber is changing its app to build its case that drivers are independent contractors, and Wonolo is looking to exit the state.

DOL roundup: IC misclassifications, work visa violations

|January 8th, 2020|

The US Department of Labor announced fines and settlements totaling more than $700,000 in cases involving independent contractor misclassification as well as H-1B and other work visa violations.

Co-employment: McDonald’s saga lives on

|January 8th, 2020|

The union-allied Fight for $15 organization has asked the National Labor Relations Board to reconsider its December ruling that signaled the board would not hold franchisers accountable for the violations of their operators, Bloomberg law reports.

CW trends that will continue to impact your program, part 2

|January 2nd, 2020|

In our last issue, we highlighted six trends that have taken CW programs to new heights. Here are five more.
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Top analyst insights of 2019

|January 2nd, 2020|

CWS 3.0 strives to provide actionable management advice and insight to enable you to run your program. As we head into 2020, we look back at the most popular insight articles from our team of analysts.
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H-1B visa fraud sentence: Three years in prison for California man, $1.2 million forfeiture

|January 2nd, 2020|

A California man was sentenced Dec. 18 to three years in prison and ordered to forfeit $1.2 million for visa fraud and aggravated identity theft.
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UK election: What the result means for staffing, movement of workers

|December 18th, 2019|

The saga of Brexit continues as the Conservative party gains enough power to pursue its agenda.
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NLRB, McDonald’s settlement: No joint-employer liability

|December 18th, 2019|

The federal agency’s approval of the settlement with McDonald’s and its franchisees means it’s unlikely the agency will hold franchisers accountable for the violations of their operators.
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