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Katherine Alvarez

About Katherine Alvarez

Katherine Alvarez is an associate editor for Staffing Industry Analysts. She can be reached at kalvarez (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.

CWS Symposium Live: Adjust for ‘never normal’

|September 22nd, 2021|

The unprecedented changes brought by the pandemic have disrupted the critical elements of talent location, generational preferences, technology and more, impacting a worldwide workforce revolution, said SIA's Dawn McCartney in her keynote address.
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CWS Symposium Live: Moving forward with your DE&I initiatives, part 1

|September 22nd, 2021|

DE&I Influencers discuss their experiences moving their initiatives forward. Executive support is critical, but so is ensuring all information trickles down to stakeholders and their teams.
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SEC human capital reporting: An opportunity to define your program

|September 15th, 2021|

A new SEC rule on human capital reporting is vague in its description of what must be disclosed. Read about the possible implications for contingent workforces going forward.
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Vaccine mandate for large employers but contingent impact unclear

|September 15th, 2021|

Companies with 100 or more employees are preparing to abide by President Biden’s new vaccine mandate, but how will the Emergency Temporary Standard apply to contingent workers?
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Talent shortage: Number of US contingent workers declines in 2020

|September 1st, 2021|

Staffing buyers report difficulty finding enough workers as the US economy emerges from the pandemic. The reasons could range from increased unemployment payments to childcare concerns to fear of getting sick.
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Global RPO market falls 7% in 2020 but rebound on tap

|August 25th, 2021|

The global recruitment process outsourcing market declined in 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the market will surpass pre-pandemic levels this year, according to a new report from SIA.
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NLRB general counsel’s memo provides roadmap for different direction

|August 17th, 2021|

NLRB’s new general counsel issued a memo plotting a revised ‘roadmap.’ It signals a rapidly changing ideology and significant changes to labor law precedent in cases involving employee status, handbook policies and more.
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Opponents of Massachusetts IC ballot initiative ask AG to rule proposal unconstitutional

|August 17th, 2021|

Opponents of a ballot initiative similar to California’s Proposition 22 asked the Massachusetts attorney general to declare the proposal unconstitutional.
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Contingent workforce manager: From postscript to key strategic partner — part 2

|August 11th, 2021|

The workforce ecosystem has evolved to include much more than simply temporary staffing and permanent placement services. From tools and technologies to a seat at the table, a look at what’s changed for program owners.
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Uber and Lyft look for Prop 22 repeat in Massachusetts

|August 11th, 2021|

A coalition of gig economy companies — including Uber Technologies Inc., Lyft Inc. and DoorDash Inc. — filed a ballot initiative proposal that would grant new benefits for app-based rideshare and delivery drivers in the commonwealth but allow them to maintain their status as independent contractors.
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