Risk Mitigation

After Brexit: What happens to cross-border employment?

By |October 16th, 2019|

With just over two weeks until the UK leaves the EU, contingent workforce buyers should prepare for how a no-deal Brexit could affect their programs.

Employment law: California arbitration ban; New York IC status

By |October 16th, 2019|

California has 15 new employment-related laws, including an arbitration ban. Meanwhile, New York may follow the Golden State’s lead in addressing independent contractor classification.

Foodpanda, Uber Eats are employers: Taiwan

By |October 16th, 2019|

The Taiwanese ministry of labor says Foodpanda and Uber Eats are employers of those who deliver food for their platforms. Foodpanda has rejected that assertion, Focus Taiwan News Channel Reports.

New York investigates payroll industry after MyPayrollHR collapse

By |October 9th, 2019|

The state of New York looks at the payroll industry to determine whether more licensing is needed, the Wall Street Journal reports. Meanwhile, attorneys advise companies to routinely verify the actions of their payroll service providers.

Temp workers’ death leads to calls for action against buyer

By |October 2nd, 2019|

A union and government officials call for action against a buyer after fifth temp worker fatality; other enterprises need to proactively address contingent workers safety issues.
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California Senate approves tough IC law

By |September 11th, 2019|

The California Senate Tuesday passed AB 5, which puts in place the more strict “ABC” test for determining independent contractor compliance. 
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Labor group accuses Apple factory of violating Chinese labor law

By |September 11th, 2019|

A Chinese labor group has accused Apple and Foxconn, which manufactures iPhones, of breaking Chinese labor law by hiring too many temporary workers. Foxconn has responded.
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Privacy: Data transfers from the UK post-Brexit

By |September 4th, 2019|

A “no deal” Brexit is increasingly likely, which will have significant effects on data transfers between the UK and other jurisdictions after Oct. 31.
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Action! Privacy laws come to US states

By |August 28th, 2019|

Following the implementation of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, legislators across the US have been busy.
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Senators propose bill to protect franchisors from joint-employer liability

By |August 21st, 2019|

Legislation has been introduced that would protect franchisors from joint-employer liability for employment law violations.
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