Risk Mitigation

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Cheerleaders score a round in IC misclassification lawsuit against Buffalo Bills

By |October 11th, 2017|

Appeals court upholds lower court ruling granting class action status to case.
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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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Keeping your company’s electronic resources safe

By |September 13th, 2017|

Providing a company email account, phone line and company intranet access to an independent contractor, while often essential, can lead to a number of legal issues, the least of which may be misclassification risk.
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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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Disaster preparedness: Harvey and the CW program

By |August 30th, 2017|

Hurricane Harvey overtook the Houston area over the weekend, causing devastation and substantial business disruptions. Major incidents can happen with no warning. How to plan ahead.
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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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Uber seeks sanctions against drivers’ attorney

By |July 26th, 2017|

Last week, Uber filed a motion to sanction the attorney behind four years' worth of legal battles, accusing Shannon Liss-Riordan of willful misconduct, and saying she contacted drivers using confidential information found in court documents to solicit their business, Buzzfeed reports.
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ADA: Accommodating contingents

By |July 26th, 2017|

When a temporary worker needs a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, which entity is responsible? The National Law Review discusses the issue.
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Younger temps less safe

By |June 21st, 2017|

Saying newer, younger workers face more safety risks, the Canadian labor minister announces fines against a tool manufacturer for a temporary worker’s injuries.
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Expediting MSP Contracts

By |June 7th, 2017|

Sometimes the contract process is far too long and painful. How to work with MSPs, lawyers and other stakeholders to make it smoother and more timely.