Risk Mitigation

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Pay history does not justify the wage gap

By |April 25th, 2018|

Employers’ long-held notion that pay history is a valid defense in Equal Pay Act lawsuits has been dealt a blow by the Ninth Circuit.
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More firms looking to add SOW; other hot topics at CWS Summit Europe

By |April 18th, 2018|

Growing interest in managing statement-of-work consulting is among the topics on the agenda for next week’s CWS Summit Europe in London.
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IC roundup: LA port driver saga, NLRB stance; strip club loses

By |April 18th, 2018|

Among recent IC developments: A California bill would punish retailers that continue to do business with trucking companies sanctioned for IC misclassification of drivers. The NLRB extends its public comment deadline for input on its stance on IC classification.
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Safe data sharing: Avoid the risks by following basic hygiene

By |April 11th, 2018|

Under the GDPR, sharing candidate’s personal data with staffing suppliers opens you up to risk. Follow basic protocols to protect your organization.
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Union goes after buyers for pay violations

By |April 4th, 2018|

UK union calls on government to hold buyers liable for staffing providers’ minimum wage and holiday pay violations.
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H-1B Visa application window opens

By |April 4th, 2018|

The filing period for H-1B visas began Monday for the 2019 federal fiscal year amid continued political turmoil.
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Safe bet or red flag? Seeking IRS guidance on worker classification

By |April 4th, 2018|

Independent contractors are an important program component, but misclassification risks remain a concern. Accounting and tax service firm Baldwin CPAs PLLC examines whether using the IRS’ status determination form SS-8 is a good solution or an audit waiting to happen.
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Consent and the GDPR: Busting the myth

By |March 28th, 2018|

In a blog post, SIA’s director of legal and regulatory research addresses myths surrounding the issue of consent in terms of Europe’s impending General Data Protection Regulation.
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On the risk spectrum: GDPR, #MeToo and beyond

By |March 21st, 2018|

2018 brings an abundance of legal changes and developments expected to impact the workforce environment globally. Stay on top of what’s coming up.
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Apple announces rules for its suppliers using private employment agencies

By |March 14th, 2018|

As part of an ongoing effort to clean up its global supply chain, Apple imposed new rules for its suppliers that hire workers through private employment agencies.