Program policies and management

Trends to watch in 2021 part 2

|February 3rd, 2021|

Last week’s issue covered trends SIA’s advisory team expects will affect your contingent workforce program this year. Here are more.
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SOW: Determine where you can add value to your projects

|February 3rd, 2021|

Some steps to get your management of SOW to a mature level where you can begin to remove those blind spots. Build a fence around areas of intended focus.

OSHA issues Covid-19 guidance for employers

|February 3rd, 2021|

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration last week issued stronger worker Covid-19 safety guidance, looking for employers to involve personnel with plans.

Six trends to watch in 2021

|January 27th, 2021|

As organizations evolve and adapt to the new environment imposed by the pandemic, SIA’s CWS Council team discusses six trends that could impact your program and the industry this year. 

Promoting DE&I: Call out the influencers you know

|January 27th, 2021|

With the events of 2020 presenting an opportunity for us to effect real change, we at SIA are proud to introduce the 2021 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Influencers list, open to professionals across the ecosystem, including buyers, who are pushing the needle on DE&I.

IC classification: Put your house in order

|January 27th, 2021|

In light of California’s Supreme Court decision that the ABC test adopted in Dynamex, which led to Assembly Bill 5, can apply retroactively, review your worker classification methods for risk of noncompliance.

Covid policies: Should programs require contingents get vaccinated?

|January 20th, 2021|

As the vaccination rollout for Covid-19 continues across the United States, contingent workforce program managers are paying close attention to the legal as well as the moral and ethical aspects of any vaccination policies they might develop.

To return or not to return?

|January 20th, 2021|

When going back to the workplace becomes an option, companies will need to consider their plans carefully to ensure the stability of their talent pools as well as their employer brand.

New H-1B rule interpretation places more responsibilities on staffing buyers

|January 20th, 2021|

The US Department of Labor announced that “secondary employers” of H-1B workers — which it considers the end-users to be — must file a Labor Condition Application and H-1B petition.

California’s ‘ABC’ IC classification test applies retroactively

|January 20th, 2021|

The California Supreme Court ruled last week the ABC test for independent contractor classification, established in the court’s 2018 Dynamex decision, applies retroactively.