Compliance

USCIS: Increased fees for employment visas?

|January 4th, 2023|

Fees for many employment-based visas may see substantial increases, including a 70% jump for H-1Bs.
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Regulatory roundup: Pay transparency and more

|January 4th, 2023|

Washington state enacts the most stringent pay transparency rules, freelancer legislation is vetoed in New York state and a controversial AI employment law in New York City is postponed.
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2022: The year in review

|December 21st, 2022|

Workers’ rights and the evolution of work garnered the most interest among contingent workforce managers. From regulating the staffing industry and management strategies to investments in robotics, here are the top stories of 2022.
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IC rule change draws heated debate

|December 21st, 2022|

A proposed new rule by the US Department of Labor covering independent contractor classification received nearly 50,000 comments, with several groups in opposition.
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NLRB restores contractors’ Section 7 rights in the workplace

|December 21st, 2022|

The National Labor Relations Board last week restored the rights of workers employed by a contractor to engage in protected concerted activity in their workplace.
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Price tag for labor law violations likely to rise

|December 14th, 2022|

The NLRB revised its make-whole remedy to ensure workers are compensated for all “direct or foreseeable pecuniary harm” suffered as a result of unfair labor practices.
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IC Roundup: Arbitration, AB 5 and Prop 22

|December 14th, 2022|

Grubhub’s and Postmates’ misclassification lawsuits to be arbitrated. In California, another injunction blocking AB 5 is unlikely until May, while another court considers the constitutionality of Prop 22.
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Top advisory insights of 2022

|December 14th, 2022|

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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Potential fallout from UK salary skimming allegations

|December 7th, 2022|

Two umbrella companies in the UK are accused of deducting improper sums from contractors’ pay. What the allegations could mean for contingent workforce programs and staffing firms.
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Canada to permit temporary foreign workers’ families to work

|December 7th, 2022|

Starting in January 2023, Canada will expand the eligibility to work in Canada to spouses of temporary foreign workers and their working-age children.
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