Risk Mitigation

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Going in-house? Tread carefully

By |January 30th, 2019|

A concern when developing an in-house program is that you don't always know what you don't know. Here’s a guide to keep you on track.
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Stay one step ahead

By |January 23rd, 2019|

Over- and underestimating the pace and magnitude of impending change can be perilous. Be sure your program is prepared for change.
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Sustaining your program’s CW competitive advantage

By |January 16th, 2019|

Like any service organization, the CW program has competitors in the marketplace. Here’s how to keep your program at the top of its game.
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License to protect

By |January 9th, 2019|

Several countries worked to impose regulations on the staffing industry in 2018, but to what end? Examples show their effectiveness depends on their intent.
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Staffing client owes $600,000 after DOL wage investigation

By |January 9th, 2019|

A Pennsylvania company must pay in $598,366 in back wages, damages and penalties after its staffing firms underpaid its temporary workers.
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UK introduces sweeping labor reforms, gig workers to benefit

By |December 19th, 2018|

The UK’s proposed reforms to labor law, based on the recommendations of the 2017 Taylor Report, include eliminating a loophole around equal pay for temps and increasing fines on malicious employers.
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Holiday hangovers: Cases highlight office revelry risks

By |December 12th, 2018|

Recent holiday party-related cases around the world serve as a sobering reminder to employers planning such events.
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Negligence lawsuit: Co-employment to the rescue

By |December 12th, 2018|

Citing a buyer’s co-employment status with its staffing provider, an appeals court affirmed an injured temporary worker’s negligence claim is barred by exclusive remedy.
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Company illegally fired former temp in workers’ comp case

By |December 5th, 2018|

A Massachusetts court ruled an employee who sued her employer over an injury she sustained as a temp — and for which she received workers’ comp benefits — was fired illegally.
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Facebook posts prompt company to sue temp

By |November 28th, 2018|

Marquez Brothers International Inc., a manufacturer of cheese and other products, sued a temporary worker for making false statements in Facebook posts, according to court records.
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