DOL roundup: IC misclassifications, work visa violations

|January 8th, 2020|

The US Department of Labor announced fines and settlements totaling more than $700,000 in cases involving independent contractor misclassification as well as H-1B and other work visa violations.

UK election: What the result means for staffing, movement of workers

|December 18th, 2019|

The saga of Brexit continues as the Conservative party gains enough power to pursue its agenda.

Global expansion: A studied approach

|December 4th, 2019|

“Big-bang” has its place, but for expanding your program worldwide, a methodical approach may be your best bet.

IR35 in the UK – Getting Ready for April 2020

|November 6th, 2019|

As the implementation deadline for IR35 Off-Payroll Working Rules in the private sector nears, some companies relate how they are preparing for the forthcoming legislation.

After Brexit: What happens to cross-border employment?

|October 16th, 2019|

With just over two weeks until the UK leaves the EU, contingent workforce buyers should prepare for how a no-deal Brexit could affect their programs.

Labor group accuses Apple factory of violating Chinese labor law

|September 11th, 2019|

A Chinese labor group has accused Apple and Foxconn, which manufactures iPhones, of breaking Chinese labor law by hiring too many temporary workers. Foxconn has responded.

Quebec pledges millions to recruit temp foreign workers for businesses

|August 28th, 2019|

The Quebec government is setting aside more than $20 million to help private businesses recruit and integrate temporary foreign workers as the province struggles with a growing labor shortage, Global News reports.

Closing Channels: Immigration policies affecting talent supply chain

|July 31st, 2019|

Attorney Karine Wenger discusses the effects of the current immigration situation on the US talent supply chain in a recent Staffing Industry Review article.

UK’s private sector braces itself for IR35

|July 24th, 2019|

Revisions to the UK’s Off-Payroll Working Rules, coming into effect in April 2020, add red tape for companies that use independent contractors.

US House considers lifting per-country cap on green cards

|July 10th, 2019|

The US House of Representatives was expected to vote Tuesday on legislation that seeks to lift the country-cap on issuing green cards, the Economic Times reported. However, the legislation was referred to the judiciary committee.