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Total talent management: Some talk, little advancement

Despite years of hype, few organizations have reached an advanced stage of total talent management maturity. Here are the barriers to adoption.
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USCIS ordered to explain H-1B visa decision process

A federal judge has ordered US Citizenship and Immigration Services to explain its H-1B visa processing times and rule changes in a lawsuit brought by ITServe Alliance, a trade association for IT services companies.
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Uber drivers not employees, NLRB general counsel says

The National Labor Board’s general counsel has told regional offices that Uber drivers are independent contractors and instructed them to dismiss cases against the company.
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Background checks and ICs: Misclassification win leads to FCRA twist

A successful defense against misclassification opens a company up to a new angle in the lawsuit based on how the company justified background checks under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, JDSupra reports.
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SIA research: IR35 off-payroll working rules in 2020; get started now

Enterprise buyers should begin preparing for proposed changes to the UK’s IR35 off-payroll working rules covering taxation and independent contractors, which are expected to be published this summer and take effect next April.
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H-1B visa denial rates skyrocket under Trump

Nearly one in four requests for new H-1B visas was denied last year, the Seattle Times reports. According to recently released federal data, the denial rate is the highest in nearly 10 years and almost double the 13% rate in the prior fiscal year.
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