Risk Mitigation

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Legal updates

By |February 1st, 2017|

Decisions in joint employment cases; Uber gets arbitration in IC case; Illinois temp equal pay bill proposed.
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Global developments for on-demand work

By |January 25th, 2017|

Laws covering on-demand and contingent workers have been discussed in Europe and Japan; IC developments in Canada and the US.
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Workplace fatalities rise for contracted workers

By |December 21st, 2016|

Despite increased attention to contingent worker safety and training, workplace deaths climb.
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What’s in a name?

By |December 7th, 2016|

There is a growing group of people who argue the use of the term “permanent” when speaking of staff employees is not only wrong, but could be risky, Editor and Publisher Subadhra R Sriram writes in The Staffing Stream.
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Misclassification: Employer argues against IC status

By |December 7th, 2016|

A construction company successfully argued an injured worker is an employee and thus limited to workers’ compensation insurance, The Indiana Lawer reports.
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After exploitation allegations, company improves CW program

By |November 30th, 2016|

Buyer once in hot water shows significant improvement in CW program, according to a regulatory agency.
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OSHA renews alliance with ASA to protect temp workers

By |November 2nd, 2016|

Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the American Staffing Association extend an agreement to work together to promote workplace safety for temporary workers.
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Misclassification workers brings $700K+ in penalties

By |September 28th, 2016|

A construction company faces $767,095 in penalties after misclassifying 65 workers as independent contractors at a job site in Hawaii.
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IC case attorney takes heat for silence on $2 million deal

By |September 28th, 2016|

A federal judge in a misclassification lawsuit criticized the defendant's attorney last week for not notifying the court of a $2 million settlement in a similar case in state court.
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Staffing buyer under fire over employment practices

By |July 27th, 2016|

UK Parliament report takes aim at a sporting goods retailer and its staffing providers over their treatment of temporary workers for taking time off when ill, chatting too much, among other things.