Program policies and management

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Amputee reaches $9M settlement with buyer, staffing firm

By |May 1st, 2019|

A worker who lost part of his leg after a forklift accident settles for $9 million; worksite employer claims staffing firm owes indemnification.
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Interested in TTM? First, calibrate your job taxonomy

By |April 24th, 2019|

The journey toward total talent optimization must first begin with job taxonomy alignment. Otherwise, companies stand to spend more than they should on contingent talent.
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US staffing industry forecast finds signs of bill rate increases

By |April 24th, 2019|

SIA’s latest staffing industry forecast finds significant increases in pay rates and bill rates across a wide range of occupations and industries, prompted by either minimum wage hikes or competition for talent.
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Beware asking suppliers to help meet affirmative action goals

By |April 24th, 2019|

Staffing firms are not allowed to source, screen, recruit or hire based on protected status to meet client companies’ federal contracts obligations. But they can help in other ways, writes an attorney in Staffing Industry Review.
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Roofer faces manslaughter charges in IC’s fatal fall

By |April 17th, 2019|

The employer claims he cannot force independent contractors to use protective gear, the Portland Press Herald reports. OSHA says otherwise.
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Ariba and Fieldglass VMS no longer operating separately

By |April 10th, 2019|

Procurement software provider SAP Ariba and contingent workforce vendor management system SAP Fieldglass will no longer operate as separate entities. What that means to the ecosystem.
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Trucking associations hit another legal roadblock in IC case

By |April 10th, 2019|

A federal judge has dismissed the trucking industry's legal challenge to California's rules for independent contractors, the Sacramento Business Journal reports.
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Power tools that take your program up several maturity levels

By |April 3rd, 2019|

When well-applied, these three complementary management tools can change your CW program’s trajectory.
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Google sets minimum wage, benefits requirements for contract workers

By |April 3rd, 2019|

Google joins the ranks of firms mandating a minimum wage and other benefits to temporary employees and contractors assigned to it by staffing firms, The Hill reports. Suppliers that don't comply will no longer be able to supply talent to Google.
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Contingent workforce use at ‘tipping point’

By |March 27th, 2019|

In the next five to 10 years, CW programs will be the driving force of the entire workforce, asserts SIA’s Peter Reagan at CWS Summit Europe.
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