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Raise the bar on your service

Contingent workforce managers must continually improve and accelerate their service to stakeholders lest their programs lose luster.
|May 18th, 2022|Comments Off on Raise the bar on your service

Call of the robots

Amazon.com’s $1 billion investment fund brings robotics in the workforce back in the limelight. Here’s a look at the landscape.
|May 18th, 2022|Comments Off on Call of the robots

2022 DE&I Influencers list

SIA has released its second listing of workforce solutions ecosystem professionals who are driving initiatives to close the opportunity gap for the historically excluded.
|May 18th, 2022|Comments Off on 2022 DE&I Influencers list

DOL appeals reinstatement of Trump-era IC rule

The US Department of Labor is appealing a Texas federal judge’s order blocking the withdrawal of a Trump-era rule that makes it easier for businesses to classify workers as independent contractors.
|May 18th, 2022|Comments Off on DOL appeals reinstatement of Trump-era IC rule

Quebec extends protections for temp foreign workers

The role of an inspection team created to protect the rights of temp foreign workers in Quebec will be expanded to several sectors of activity and become permanent, Montreal Gazette reported.
|May 18th, 2022|Comments Off on Quebec extends protections for temp foreign workers

SIA’s staffing forecast: Empower your program

The SIA forecast can help programs evaluate and benchmark their operations using data appropriate for the areas in which they operate.
|May 11th, 2022|Comments Off on SIA’s staffing forecast: Empower your program

New solutions to age-old program problems

Technology can help contingent workforce programs work through specific challenges, but program managers and stakeholders will require a mindset shift to maximize its effectiveness.
|May 11th, 2022|Comments Off on New solutions to age-old program problems

Walmart lands rare IC misclassification victory

US Court of Appeals ruled Walmart was acting in good faith when it treated a worker as an IC, sparing the retail giant from California pay penalties.
|May 11th, 2022|Comments Off on Walmart lands rare IC misclassification victory

California man allegedly embezzles $1.2 million using fake staffing firm

A California man has agreed to plead guilty to embezzling more than $1.2 million from his employer by submitting fraudulent invoices on behalf of a phony temporary staffing company.
|May 11th, 2022|Comments Off on California man allegedly embezzles $1.2 million using fake staffing firm

Massachusetts top court questions gig worker ballot measure

A ballot measure that would ask voters whether drivers for app-based companies like Uber and Lyft should be treated as independent contractors draws doubts from Massachusetts’ top court, Reuters reported.
|May 11th, 2022|Comments Off on Massachusetts top court questions gig worker ballot measure