Regulatory

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French president delivers labor, tax reforms

By |October 11th, 2017|

France is enacting labor law and tax code changes to stimulate the nation’s sluggish economy. How companies that use contingents there are affected.
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Staffing buyer fined C$50,000 for temp’s injury

By |October 11th, 2017|

Former supervisor was fined earlier; highlights concerns over safety.
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Premium processing resumes for all H-1B visa petitions

By |October 11th, 2017|

Announcement on Oct. 3 should come as a relief to some employers and employees, law firm reports.
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Uber would pay tens of millions more if it didn’t use ICs

By |October 11th, 2017|

Reuters reports an Uber exec gave the figure during a parliament business committee.
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New Illinois temp worker law could add costs

By |October 4th, 2017|

Last month, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a temp worker bill into law that could increase the firms’ costs, and as a result, that of the CW program, NPR’s WSIU affiliate reports.
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Red tape ties up H-1B visa processing

By |September 27th, 2017|

The Trump administration is challenging H-1B visa applications more often than at nearly any point in the Obama era, Reuters reports.
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CWS Summit: Working through uncertainty and change

By |September 13th, 2017|

Attendees at the 2017 CWS Summit this week discussed a wide range of topics. Among them, the effect of artificial intelligence on the world of work, workplace safety, statement of work and the state of the economy.
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Codified worker classification rules coming soon

By |August 30th, 2017|

New legislative efforts are underway to on joint employment and independent contractor usage. Staying on top of them is a key program capability.
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H-1B workers: Higher costs ahead?; Court’s joint employer case action

By |August 30th, 2017|

Legal news from Lexology: Queries from USCIS signal wage scrutiny H-1B visa applications may face; a court remands a joint-employer case back to the NLRB.
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IC suit against FedEx seeks class action status; other CW legal news

By |August 23rd, 2017|

FedEx driver seeks class action status in misclassification case; Apple workers seek compensation for security check time; H-1B spouses may lose rights to work.