Risk Mitigation

Staffing buyer to pay $75,000 over temp’s firing

|June 3rd, 2020|

A medical device manufacturer will pay $75,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit after firing a temporary worker, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced.
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Back to the office: Keeping contingents and staff reassured and safe

|June 3rd, 2020|

From making returning to the office voluntary to preparing a response plan, attorney Todd Wulffson explains in a Staffing Industry Review Online Showcase article what you and your staffing providers need to consider as localities lift stay-home orders.
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Sponsored: ‘Meeting the talent where they are’

|May 20th, 2020|

WorkMarket’s Jens Audenaert, division vice president and general manager, discusses how a freelancer management system, or FMS, can help program managers be intentional about their contingent workforce planning.
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Shifting gears: Contingent workforce operations post-Covid

|May 6th, 2020|

While CW programs rapidly adjusted to the Covid-19 lockdowns, the post-pandemic return will require a more measured and prudent approach.
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Today’s background checks: Catch up, part 2

|April 22nd, 2020|

Six core management best practices to consider when developing and conducting background check policies.
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Today’s background checks: Catch up

|April 15th, 2020|

A well-designed and well-executed background check can reduce negligent hiring and reduce litigation exposure. Therefore, CW programs should apply a consistent management strategy by weighing the pros and cons of such checks.
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Discrimination suit against bakery, staffing firm granted class action status

|April 15th, 2020|

A US district judge granted class action status in a long-running lawsuit that accuses a bakery and its staffing provider of favoring Hispanic workers over African Americans, Reuters reported.
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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.
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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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