Covid-19

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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EEOC clarifies when Covid-19 may be a disability

|December 15th, 2021|

The agency updated guidance to clarify under what circumstances Covid-19 may be considered a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act.
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2021 in review: Big trends in CW management

|December 8th, 2021|

The past year has been another unprecedented one for the workforce solutions ecosystem. Here's a recap of some of the most important events and impacts of 2021.
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Trust moves the ecosystem forward

|December 8th, 2021|

Program managers had numerous challenges amid the pandemic. Staffing became a critical resource, and buyers needed to collaborate with not just suppliers but internal departments, MSPs and service suppliers. It wasn’t easy, but trust paved the way.
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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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The big squeeze: 2021 has been volatile for some wages, bill rates, Part 1

|November 17th, 2021|

Many contingent workforce programs are seeing explosive bill rates as workers of various types command higher wages. Here’s a look at the landscape.
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California announces stipulated judgment against Amazon over Covid notifications

|November 17th, 2021|

California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced a stipulated judgment requiring Amazon.com to end labor practices that he said concealed Covid-19 case numbers from workers.
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The market reigns: Why staffing is not evil

|November 10th, 2021|

With the pandemic calling into question staffing and contingent workforce programs’ business models, SIA’s Frank Enriquez examines what buyer organizations can do to control costs while working with staffing firms to procure high-quality talent.
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Vaccine mandate, while stayed, still looms

|November 10th, 2021|

The Emergency Temporary Standard for the Covid-19 employer vaccine mandate has been stayed by a federal court, but employers should be preparing to comply in the event the stay is lifted and the rule goes into effect.
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Covid-19 hazard pay restored to Google contractors

|November 10th, 2021|

A union that represents directly employed and contingent workers at Google announced last week that Covid-19 hazard pay was restored to a group of contingents employed through Modis, a division of The Adecco Group.
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