Risk Mitigation

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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.
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Background checks: Ask this, not that

By |June 7th, 2017|

While, in general, an employer may ask questions about an applicant's or employee's background, or require a background check, the recruitment process is becoming a minefield.
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DOL targets work visa fraud

By |June 7th, 2017|

US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced actions to confront foreign visa program fraud and abuse.
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New York’s ‘Freelance Isn’t Free’ law now in effect

By |May 17th, 2017|

New York City's new freelancer law put in place new rules, effective Monday, on how buyers must deal with independent contractors.
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Double exposure: Protect against cyber threats

By |May 17th, 2017|

An article in the May issue of Staffing Industry Review magazine highlights what staffing firms need to do to protect client data from cyber attacks.
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Wanted: 75K data protection officers

By |May 10th, 2017|

Within a year, more than 75,000 workers will be required in and out of the EU to comply with pending data protection rules — a tall order considering the job requirements.
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Construction company fined $100,000 in temp’s death

By |April 26th, 2017|

A South Dakota construction company has been fined nearly $100,000 by the OSHA following an investigation into the death of a contingent worker in a December 2016 building collapse, Kelo.com reports.
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Legal roundup: Settlement, restitution and safety liability

By |March 29th, 2017|

Instacart to pay $4.6 million to settle IC misclassification suit; staffing buyer pays restitution for wage and hour violations; another buyer is cited for carbon monoxide exposure incident.
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Businesses stand against Calif. jobs bill

By |March 1st, 2017|

New bill could hamper employer flexibility in hiring temps in California, put additonal burdens on employers and expose them to more potential litigation.