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April 17, 2019

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UK gender pay gap: Far from closed

Fewer than half the UK's biggest employers have succeeded in reducing gender pay equity, despite the introduction of sanctions.

Texas approves rule allowing IC classification for gig workers

The Texas Workforce Commission has approved a rule allowing the classification of “marketplace platform contractors” — those hired through digital apps such as Uber — as independent contractors.

US employment trends: IT vs. overall nonfarm

Over the past decade, employment in IT occupations has grown at a much faster rate than that of overall employment in the US.

Roofer faces manslaughter charges in IC’s fatal fall

The employer claims he cannot force independent contractors to use protective gear, the Portland Press Herald reports. OSHA says otherwise.

Contingent’s fingers amputated: Employer and staffing supplier face $300,000 in penalties

A food manufacturer and its staffing provider face $300,000 in proposed penalties after a temporary worker lost two fingers while cleaning machinery.

Wisconsin launches worker misclassification task force

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has signed an executive order launching a joint enforcement task force on payroll fraud and worker misclassification.


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