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DOL, NLRB collaborate on enhanced enforcement

|January 12th, 2022|

The agencies sign an agreement to improve enforcement against misclassification of workers as independent contractors, unlawful pay practices and retaliation against workers who exercise their legal rights.
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Benchmarks: World spends $4.4 trillion on contingent work

|January 12th, 2022|

Businesses spent $4.4 trillion on contingent labor globally in 2020, roughly 61% of which was on independent contractor services and 9% on workers through staffing firms.
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2021: The year in review

|January 5th, 2022|

Covid-19 and its wide-ranging effects on contingent workforce management dominated readers’ interest in 2021, from vaccines to wage pressure to skills shortages. Here are the top stories of the year.
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Supreme Court to hear arguments over employer vaccine mandate

|January 5th, 2022|

The US Supreme Court will hear arguments Jan. 7 on President Biden’s mandate that employers with 100 or more employees require their employees be vaccinated against Covid-19 or undergo weekly testing, Politico reported.
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Top advisory insights of 2021

|December 15th, 2021|

SIA’s analysts and CWS Council advisory team provide — through CWS 3.0 — their insights to help program managers keep their organizations compliant and competitive.
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IC roundup: Louisiana suspends ‘safe harbor’ law; Virginia secures first guilty plea

|December 15th, 2021|

A Louisiana provision protecting first-time independent contractor misclassification offenders runs afoul of federal law; Virginia announced a guilty plea in the first misclassification-related charges brought by the state’s Worker Protection Unit.
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Benchmarks: Publicly traded firms’ gross margins on the rise

|December 15th, 2021|

The gross margin of majority of the 16 publicly traded staffing firms tracked by SIA appears relatively strong in the third quarter. Gross margin can be a barometer of a firm’s financial health and help predict future bill rates.
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Happy holidays from CWS 3.0 staff

|December 15th, 2021|

Your next issue of Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0 will be on Jan. 5, 2022.

Court halts vaccine mandate for federal contractors

|December 8th, 2021|

The Biden administration’s mandate for federal contractors’ employees to be vaccinated will be halted nationwide amid a slew of challenges from states that say the president overstepped his authority in requiring the Covid-19 shots, Bloomberg Law reported.
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Joint employment: Buyer can compel arbitration when not signatory to agreement

|December 8th, 2021|

The 10th circuit ruled a staffing buyer can compel arbitration even when not a signatory to an arbitration agreement between temporary workers and their staffing agencies, attorneys for Seyfarth Shaw report.
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