Program policies and management

IC roundup: Georgia ‘employee’ definition; Florida shield

|June 22nd, 2022|

Georgia redefines “employee” for unemployment benefits but restricts local governments’ authority; Florida shields businesses from misclassification claims when providing assistance to independent contractors during declared emergencies.
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Benchmarks: Increased interest in direct sourcing

|June 22nd, 2022|

SIA’s most recent Workforce Solutions Buyers Survey provides insights on contingent workforce programs' direct sourcing spend and future plans.
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Create a diversity alliance to exceed your goals

|June 15th, 2022|

Building a successful diversity program doesn’t need to be overly complicated or costly. Here are a few simple and easy guidelines that will place you on a path for success.
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Talent platforms step up amid Ukraine war

|June 15th, 2022|

Talent platforms shifted gears as Russia invaded Ukraine, balancing both caring for talent and supporting client organizations. We take a look at what two platforms are doing.
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IC classification, remote workers and state law: Which laws apply?

|June 15th, 2022|

An appeals court ruling in a worker misclassification case offers guidance for determining what law applies to out-of-state workers, attorneys for Littler Mendelson wrote.
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Massachusetts’ top court blocks ballot initiatives on gig economy drivers’ IC status

|June 15th, 2022|

Massachusetts voters won’t get to weigh in on whether drivers for Uber, DoorDash and other platforms should be classified as independent contractors following a court ruling issued June 14.
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UK looks to repeal ban on agency staff replacing striking workers

|June 15th, 2022|

The UK is reportedly preparing to repeal a legal ban on the use of agency staff to fill in for employees who are on strike, according to a report in The Guardian.
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Blimps versus drones: Correlation to staffing, influence on program

|June 8th, 2022|

With the tight labor market, contingent workforce programs need to make sure they are aligned with the most innovative and agile supplier organizations.
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Wage inflation: Impact includes higher bill rates

|June 8th, 2022|

Contingent workforce programs are likely to see bill rates trending upward over the next six months, according to results of the May 2022 Pulse report from SIA.
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Staffing buyer implicated in alleged no-poach scheme

|June 8th, 2022|

Illinois’ attorney general says Vee Pak colluded with its staffing providers to keep temporary workers from moving between staffing firms, “trapping them in low-paying jobs.”
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