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Trim down: An excessive supplier pool is a poor program strategy

Failure to achieve program goals and objectives can be attributed to a weak staffing supplier strategy. Here’s how, and what strong programs do.
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Dynamex decision on IC misclassification applies retroactively

The California Supreme Court’s Dynamex decision — which set a tougher standard for determining independent contractor misclassification — can be applied retroactively, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled.
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Uber workers strike; Swiss court rules Uber driver is an employee

Uber workers in select cities worldwide strike to protest compensation today; a Swiss labor court finds Uber misclassified a driver as an independent contractor.
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Amputee reaches $9M settlement with buyer, staffing firm

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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Uber IPO: Thousands of misclassification claims may await

In an IPO prospectus filing, Uber says more than 60,000 drivers may demand arbitration over misclassification claims and cites legal and regulatory hurdles in the US and abroad.
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Court: Amazon can’t force arbitration in misclassification case

Amazon can’t compel individual arbitration in an independent contractor misclassification lawsuit filed by its drivers, a federal judge in Washington ruled last week.
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