Risk Mitigation

IC ruling against Postmates not the ‘huge victory’ as claimed

|April 1st, 2020|

Postmates couriers won an IC misclassification case against Postmates in New York last week, but the decision may not be as groundbreaking as initially claimed, an attorney writes in a JDSupra blog post.

Covid-19: Best practices for keeping contingents safe while complying with the law

|March 18th, 2020|

As workforce managers battle to keep organizations operating, it is imperative to examine practices and review contracts while also complying with government rules and regulations.
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Covid-19 precautions: Don’t forget your contingent workers

|March 11th, 2020|

The emergence of the coronavirus underscores the need for CW program managers to put common-sense safeguards in place.
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Term limits: Misunderstood role in co-employment — Part 2

|March 4th, 2020|

Co-employment is a factor in many labor laws and is interpreted differently by agencies and courts. An attorney shares a few examples and explains when term limits do make business sense.
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Court revives UberBLACK drivers’ IC misclassification case

|March 4th, 2020|

The Third US Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday revived a lawsuit in which UberBLACK drivers in Philadelphia allege that human cloud, ride-sharing firm Uber Technologies Inc. misclassified them as independent contractors.
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Term limits: Misunderstood role in co-employment

|February 26th, 2020|

Often the most common risk contingent workforce programs want to address is co-employment and a common strategy they turn to is term limits. An employment attorney and co-employment expert reprises his argument that the strategy is flawed.
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Double trouble: Worker can sue buyer despite prior settlements with staffing firm

|February 26th, 2020|

A settlement agreement with a staffing agency on a wage-and-hour claim does not necessarily preclude an employee from later suing the staffing agency’s client on the exact same claims, a California appeals court affirmed.
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Term limits have little benefit when adopted to avoid co-employment

|February 12th, 2020|

How long someone has been engaged is almost never very important in deciding whether co-employment exists in a particular case.
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Staffing buyer to pay $3 million for scheme to employ undocumented immigrants

|January 29th, 2020|

A Texas builder found to have employed undocumented workers and sought to have those same workers continue to work for it via a staffing firm will pay $3 million, and its owners face jail time.
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Top analyst insights of 2019

|January 2nd, 2020|

CWS 3.0 strives to provide actionable management advice and insight to enable you to run your program. As we head into 2020, we look back at the most popular insight articles from our team of analysts.
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