Program policies and management

Report criticizes tech firms’ staffing practices, says contingents disempowered

|August 25th, 2021|

A report by the National Employment Law Project and Temp Worker Justice claims the use of contingent workers creates a two-tier system that leaves contingents with fewer rights and less power, and calls for equal pay, joint-employer liability and transparency.
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Jab or job: Proceed with caution on mandatory vaccines

|August 17th, 2021|

Organizations worldwide are weighing the benefits and challenges of requiring that their workforces be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Here is a look at the current landscape.
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Lessons from Johnny Cash: Name your workers with care

|August 11th, 2021|

What do a No. 1 song on the country charts from 1969 and naming conventions in contingent work have in common? Here are some thoughts.
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Contingent workforce manager: From postscript to key strategic partner — part 2

|August 11th, 2021|

The workforce ecosystem has evolved to include much more than simply temporary staffing and permanent placement services. From tools and technologies to a seat at the table, a look at what’s changed for program owners.
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Uber and Lyft look for Prop 22 repeat in Massachusetts

|August 11th, 2021|

A coalition of gig economy companies — including Uber Technologies Inc., Lyft Inc. and DoorDash Inc. — filed a ballot initiative proposal that would grant new benefits for app-based rideshare and delivery drivers in the commonwealth but allow them to maintain their status as independent contractors.
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OSHA cites buyer and staffing firm over coronavirus hazards

|August 11th, 2021|

A New Jersey medical facility and its temporary staffing provider failed to ensure the safety and health of nurses giving flu shots and testing potentially infectious patients for the coronavirus earlier this year, an Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation has found.
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Postmates settles Seattle sick leave law allegations for nearly $1 million

|August 11th, 2021|

Seattle’s Office of Labor Standards announced an agreement last week with Postmates Inc. for the company to pay $972,075.89 to settle allegations under the city’s Covid-19-related Gig Worker Paid Sick and Safe Time ordinance.
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Sourcing channels: Keys to an effective guided buying process

|August 4th, 2021|

A guided buying process helps drive proper resource/supplier utilization and adoption of emerging sourcing channels like direct sourcing and on-demand talent sourcing. Here are three components such a process should have.
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The DE&I game plan

|August 4th, 2021|

Things to consider as you build your business case and tools you can leverage for your contingent workforce program and company to drive DE&I initiatives.
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DOL rescinds Trump-era joint-employment regulation

|August 4th, 2021|

The US Department of Labor announced the anticipated final rule that rescinds the Trump-era regulation covering joint employment of workers such as between staffing firms and client companies.
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