Risk Mitigation

California Senate approves tough IC law

|September 11th, 2019|

The California Senate Tuesday passed AB 5, which puts in place the more strict “ABC” test for determining independent contractor compliance. 
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Labor group accuses Apple factory of violating Chinese labor law

|September 11th, 2019|

A Chinese labor group has accused Apple and Foxconn, which manufactures iPhones, of breaking Chinese labor law by hiring too many temporary workers. Foxconn has responded.
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Privacy: Data transfers from the UK post-Brexit

|September 4th, 2019|

A “no deal” Brexit is increasingly likely, which will have significant effects on data transfers between the UK and other jurisdictions after Oct. 31.
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Action! Privacy laws come to US states

|August 28th, 2019|

Following the implementation of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, legislators across the US have been busy.
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Senators propose bill to protect franchisors from joint-employer liability

|August 21st, 2019|

Legislation has been introduced that would protect franchisors from joint-employer liability for employment law violations.
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IC compliance: Top issues for 2019 — Part 1

|August 14th, 2019|

The use of independent contractors is thriving. While many embrace it, including workers themselves, others bemoan it, leading to a clash in the legal arena. Here are some of the most important issues affecting independent work today.
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Exclusivity no more? Alaska court opens new chasm in workers’ comp protections

|July 31st, 2019|

A recent ruling from the Alaska Supreme Court sets aside workers’ compensation precedent in a contingent worker’s injury lawsuit.
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Want C-suite buy-in for your program? Choose your words carefully.

|July 24th, 2019|

If your program is struggling to gain support from the C-Suite, examine the language and touch points used to garner executives’ attention.
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Today’s CW managers dealing with multisourcing channels, legal flux

|July 17th, 2019|

The role of the contingent workforce manager is vastly different from that of prior years, and still continues to change. Some sourcing strategies and legal challenges today’s program managers are tasked with.
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When IC status is not a shield from OSHA

|June 26th, 2019|

Under developing independent contractor law, companies should enforce minimum safety compliance standards.
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