Compliance

Shipbuilder, staffing firm to pay $350,000 in EEOC sexual harassment and retaliation suit

|July 20th, 2022|

Huntington Ingalls Inc. and its staffing provider have agreed to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency announced.
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Paying twice: Client can be sued after staffing firm settles with temp

|July 13th, 2022|

Workers can sue both their staffing provider and the client company for the same claim despite settling with the other, the California Supreme Court ruled.
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UK approves plan to allow agency temps to replace striking workers

|July 13th, 2022|

The UK Parliament has approved controversial plans to enable businesses to use temporary agency workers to plug staffing gaps amid strikes. Staffing industry voices opposition.
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New Jersey weighs ‘onerous’ regulations on industrial staffing providers

|July 13th, 2022|

New Jersey legislation would mandate equal pay between temps and directly hired workers and bring in other regulations that are concerning to staffing firms and their clients.
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IC misclassification: Defending class claims; truckers lose AB 5 battle

|July 13th, 2022|

A ruling provides a helpful roadmap for defending class certification in independent contractor misclassification claims; California truckers lose fight against AB 5.
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SCOTUS silent on truckers’ AB 5 lawsuit, leaves case in limbo

|June 29th, 2022|

The US Supreme Court this session left unadressed a case in which California truckers assert the state’s AB 5 legislation violates federal law, assuring an injunction against enforcing the law on the trucking industry remains in place.
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Joint-employer ping pong continues

|June 29th, 2022|

The National Labor Relations Board officially put redefining joint-employer classification on its agenda; the public comment process should open in September.
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Disintermediation is driving innovation in CW solutions

|June 22nd, 2022|

As advances lead to ways to bypass staffing firms and even the contingent workforce program entirely, program managers will need to apply and leverage traditional and alternative talent sourcing channels.
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DE&I in the EU: Staying compliant with anti-discrimination employment laws

|June 22nd, 2022|

While the European Union prohibits discrimination on certain grounds, individual member states have their own laws to consider as you develop initiatives for your contingent workforce program. Here’s the landscape.
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Food manufacturer fined $368,513 after contractor’s fatal fall

|June 22nd, 2022|

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration identified 36 hazards and proposed $368,513 in penalties after investigating a contract worker’s fatal fall at a food manufacturing facility.
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