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License to protect

Several countries worked to impose regulations on the staffing industry in 2018, but to what end? Examples show their effectiveness depends on their intent.
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Opposing H-1B program changes

A trade group voices its concerns over proposed rule while endorsing streamlining the visa process.
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Contingent workforce growth: Economists update findings from 2016 study

The US contingent workforce appears to have grown less than first estimated, according to a report this month that follows up on a 2016 study by Harvard University professor Lawrence Katz and Princeton University professor Alan Kruger.
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Japan to open doors to 345,000 foreign workers as labor pool ages

A shrinking population and aging demographics have prompted Japan to re-evaluate its immigration stance and open its doors to foreign workers, CBC reports.
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FedEx settles New York IC case for $2 million

The New York Attorney General’s office has settled an IC misclassification case with FedEx for $2 million.
By |January 3rd, 2019|1 Comment