Risk Mitigation

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Many workers unaware of anti-harassment policies

By |February 7th, 2018|

Despite the vast majority of companies having anti-harassment policies, nearly a quarter of workers are unsure they exist, making curbing bad behavior more difficult.
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Key case could alter lasting IC status test

By |February 7th, 2018|

The California Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case that could change what standards it follows when determining independent contractor classification.
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Buyer faces penalties after temp loses hand

By |January 31st, 2018|

OSHA has levied fines of more than $300,000 against a staffing buyer after a temporary worker’s hand was amputated during an industrial accident.
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Court ruling turns ‘exclusive remedy’ on its head

By |January 31st, 2018|

Wisconsin statute gives temporary workers loophole traditional employees do not have in state’s workers’ comp statute.
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Preventing sexual harassment in the workplace

By |December 20th, 2017|

Business Management Daily compiled a list of ways for employers to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, ranging from leadership and accountability to an effective reporting mechanism.
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Gig economy: Why HR needs to take charge

By |December 13th, 2017|

The ease with which managers can bypass program procedures increases risks. HR needs to take the reins when it comes to gig economy hiring. Jonny Dunning explains in The Staffing Stream.
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Buyer penalties near $1 million for underpaying temps

By |December 6th, 2017|

A Massachusetts staffing buyer must pay nearly $1 million for underpaying temps and hindering an investigation, the third large settlement in the state this year.
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The true ramifications of the evolving legal landscape

By |December 6th, 2017|

Tracking and understanding the ever-changing employment laws and their true effect on the workforce solutions ecosystem is critical to maintaining a compliant yet competitive and nimble program.
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Reevaluating sexual harassment awareness and training

By |December 6th, 2017|

Dana Shaw-Arimoto, a leadership team coach and founder and CEO of Phoenix5 LLC, discusses the failings of the typical sexual harassment training programs and outlines a different method in a three-part series in the Staffing Stream.
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Ontario green-lights $15 minimum wage, misclassification, equal pay for temps legislation

By |November 29th, 2017|

Ontario legislation that covers independent contractor misclassification, equal pay for temps and a C$15 minimum wage and more has received final approval.