International

Ukraine remains source for IT talent despite ongoing war

|May 25th, 2022|

Ukraine’s large pool of tech workers remains a viable option despite the devastating conflict in the country, with 77% of its IT companies having already attracted new customers during the war.
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Queen’s Jubilee: Paid time off depends on the contract

|May 25th, 2022|

As the UK prepares to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years on the throne, here’s what employers need to know about workers’ entitlements.
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Seasonal worker shortage: US issues 35,000 more H-2B visas

|May 25th, 2022|

The US issued 35,000 more H-2B visas for temporary nonagricultural workers as employers struggle to fill seasonal positions.
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Going global? Find the market best for you

|May 4th, 2022|

An SIA report examines global contingent market complexity, providing insight for organizations and programs planning to expand their footprints.
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Staffing firms, others in workforce solutions ecosystem respond to Ukraine invasion

|March 16th, 2022|

The World Employment Confederation, which represents the staffing industry globally, condemned the invasion of Ukraine; many other businesses in the industry have also responded.
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Easing the talent crisis? Work visa spouses gain automatic authorization

|November 17th, 2021|

The Biden administration and immigration attorneys reached a settlement that allows spouses of some foreign workers in the US to automatically get work permits or extensions.
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Employed or self-employed? A matter of personal service

|July 14th, 2021|

UK court decisions regarding employment status of Deliveroo and Uber workers are seemingly at odds. SIA’s director of legal and regulatory research explains the differences between the cases.
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UK to create watchdog to protect workers’ rights

|June 9th, 2021|

A new watchdog group will be created to protect workers’ rights and clamp down on workplace abuse, the UK government announced this week.
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IR35: Contractors to dispute employee status

|May 26th, 2021|

Half of freelancers surveyed plan to challenge their classification as ‘employed for tax purposes,’ The Financial Times reported.
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H-1B wage-hike rule delayed 18 months

|May 19th, 2021|

The US Department of Labor announced May 13 an 18-month delay to the rule published in the final days of the Trump administration affecting the wages for certain workers on H-1B, H-1B1 and E-3 non-immigrant visas.
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