There are numerous cost management practices available to CW programs. Here is a “baker’s dozen” list of cost management initiatives being executed in the marketplace today.
Stephen Clancy, CCWP|2021-05-12T10:02:25-07:00May 12th, 2021|Comments Off on The Baker’s Dozen: CW program cost management practices and initiatives, part 1
States would be required to adopt California’s restrictive version of the “ABC” test for independent contractor classification when determining eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits under federal legislation proposed in April by two Senate Democrats.
Katherine Alvarez|2021-05-12T09:50:05-07:00May 12th, 2021|Comments Off on Proposed federal legislation would apply ‘ABC’ test to ICs for unemployment benefits
A California law allowing individuals to sue on behalf of the state is thwarting companies’ efforts to force misclassification claims into arbitration, Bloomberg Tax reported.
Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0 staff|2021-05-12T08:12:09-07:00May 12th, 2021|Comments Off on California courts rebuff attempts to push arbitration when PAGA involved
While data continues to be disappointing about diversity in the ecosystem, a glimpse into SIA's inaugural DE&I Influencers list gives rise to hope that a diverse, equitable and inclusive future is on the horizon — where everyone feels they belong. Read about it in the Staffing Stream.
Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0 staff|2021-05-12T08:12:02-07:00May 12th, 2021|Comments Off on DE&I within the ecosystem: Reasons to hope
The use of freelance platforms by staffing firms’ temps dropped in 2020, with the majority of survey respondents not knowing about or not using business-related platforms.
Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0 staff|2021-05-12T10:02:17-07:00May 12th, 2021|Comments Off on Benchmarks: Temp workers have little interest in talent platforms
The US Department of Labor, in response to an executive order from President Biden, took a step toward finalizing an emergency temporary standard for Covid-19 workplace safety.
Katherine Alvarez|2021-05-05T09:46:51-07:00May 5th, 2021|Comments Off on Covid emergency safety rules — prepare now
While many workers who left the labor force during the pandemic should return in the near-term, mismatches between workers’ skills and job openings could lead to temporary shortages and stronger wage growth in certain sectors.
Katherine Alvarez|2021-05-10T15:13:54-07:00May 5th, 2021|Comments Off on Covid-19 fallout: skills mismatch, labor shortages ahead
Glider AI co-founder and CEO Satish Kumar discusses the company’s mission of democratizing the hiring process to ensure candidates from diverse backgrounds have the same access to opportunities as privileged candidates.
Sponsored by Glider AI|2021-05-05T12:15:02-07:00May 5th, 2021|Comments Off on Sponsored: Opportunity for all
The US Department of Labor today announced plans to withdraw the Independent Contractor Rule — preserving workers’ rights — finalized in January.
Craig Johnson|2021-05-05T09:46:41-07:00May 5th, 2021|Comments Off on Labor Department withdrawing Independent Contractor Rule
A federal appeals court ruled that truck drivers in California should be classified as employees rather than independent contractors, overturning an injunction that stopped the trucking industry from coming under Assembly Bill 5, California’s get-tough law on independent contractor misclassification.
Katherine Alvarez|2021-05-05T10:16:23-07:00May 5th, 2021|Comments Off on Appeals court overturns AB 5 injunction, rules California truckers not ICs