Risk Mitigation

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Term limits: Misunderstood role in co-employment — Part 2

|March 4th, 2020|

Co-employment is a factor in many labor laws and is interpreted differently by agencies and courts. An attorney shares a few examples and explains when term limits do make business sense.

Court revives UberBLACK drivers’ IC misclassification case

|March 4th, 2020|

The Third US Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday revived a lawsuit in which UberBLACK drivers in Philadelphia allege that human cloud, ride-sharing firm Uber Technologies Inc. misclassified them as independent contractors.