International

Canada to tighten ‘last resort’ Temporary Foreign Worker Program

|March 27th, 2024|

The country is reducing the cap on workers allowed through the program while it tightens other requirements on employers.
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Employers find talent source, goodwill in refugee hires

|February 28th, 2024|

As record numbers of people seek refuge in more stable countries, companies can hire these new residents to fill their temporary and permanent roles with diverse talent. Here’s what they should know.
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Nearshoring: Has its time arrived?

|November 15th, 2023|

US-based enterprise buyers look to nearshoring — finding talent in roughly the same time zone and within one day’s travel distance — to source IT talent at reduced costs.
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Qantas violated Australian law in replacing ground crew with contractors

|September 20th, 2023|

Australia’s High Court ruled the airline outsourced the roles to avoid industrial action. Opposing attorneys seek AU$100 million in penalties plus additonal compensation.
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Sponsored: Unleashing the full potential of payrolling in a post-Covid world

|August 23rd, 2023|

The growth of remote work has led to global workforces — and myriad regulatory complexities and pay and tax structures. Payrolling providers can help address those concerns.
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UK businesses now prohibited from using agency temps to replace striking workers

|August 2nd, 2023|

The reversal of the controversial 2022 legislation allowing the use of temporary workers to cover for striking employees is expected to have a ripple effect across the UK labor market.
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Going global? SIA report evaluates market complexity

|August 2nd, 2023|

We help you identify the most and least complex markets around the world to support your program expansion pursuits.
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Opportunities abound for contingent programs: CWS Summit Europe

|May 10th, 2023|

In her keynote address at this week’s CWS Summit in London, SIA’s Dawn McCartney discussed the opportunities that challenging times can present for contingent workforce programs.
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New Zealand passes law allowing for industrywide fair pay collective bargaining

|November 9th, 2022|

Industry observers expect a new law to add costs and administrative burden to employers as negotiations would encompass all employers across industries.
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Whiplash: UK reverses course on IR35 reform repeals

|October 19th, 2022|

Newly installed UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is scrapping his predecessor’s promise to repeal IR35 reforms that took effect in April 2021. How contingent workforce programs are affected.
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