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Good people management — and how it enhances program performance

|June 16th, 2021|

Whether there is a direct or dotted reporting line to you, there are the four basic principles of good people management that maximize engagement and drive performance.
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Getting the most out of remote work

|June 16th, 2021|

With every indication remote work in some form is here to stay, there are ways to ensure a smooth experience. Watch it pay big dividends for your talent and your program.
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Sponsored: Creating bridges

|June 16th, 2021|

Being purposeful about DE&I can help companies stand out. Pyramid Consulting co-founder and Chief Customer Officer Namita Tirath discusses investing in the diversity cause and strategic workforce planning while partnering in the ecosystem for a more equitable world of work.
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OSHA releases Covid-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for healthcare workers, updates general industry guidance

|June 16th, 2021|

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration on June 10 published a Covid-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for specific healthcare settings and provided updated guidance for employers in all other industries to reflect current guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Kentucky buyer faces H-2A program debarment over violations

|June 16th, 2021|

A Kentucky tobacco and hemp farm will pay $39,186 for violations of the H-2A temporary agricultural workers program and is debarred from the program for three years, the US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division reported.
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Seattle passes independent contractor regulations despite stakeholder concerns

|June 16th, 2021|

The Seattle City Council passed an independent contractors bill that “goes far beyond” what a key stakeholder initially recommended, Seattle City Council Insights reports.
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Driving forces behind staff aug misclassification

|June 9th, 2021|

In sorting out why roles that should be classified as staff augmentation are set up as statement of work and/or other risky engagement classifications, some common themes have emerged.
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Building a strong DE&I agenda within your program

|June 9th, 2021|

As organizations’ contingent DE&I initiatives become a higher priority moving forward, here are four components that, if done right, can help ensure success.
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EEOC allows Covid-19 vaccine requirements, incentives

|June 9th, 2021|

Recently updated Covid-19 guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission addresses vaccination incentives and how to provide accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other regulations.
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Judge denies motion to dismiss no-poaching lawsuit against buyer, staffing firms

|June 9th, 2021|

A circuit court judge denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against a buyer of staffing services and three staffing providers brought against them alleging no-poaching and wage-fixing agreements.
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