Regulatory

South Carolina: Buyers can be held liable for injuries suffered by contingents

|October 20th, 2021|

The South Carolina Supreme Court upheld a landmark ruling that increases staffing buyers’ tort liability risk for injured contract workers.
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Prepping for President Biden’s mandatory vaccine requirement

|October 6th, 2021|

While companies await OSHA rules on implementing Biden's vaccine mandate, guidance from other government departments may provide some pointers.
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CWS Symposium Live: Moving forward with your DE&I initiatives, part 2

|October 6th, 2021|

Education, training and leadership — don’t forget communication — are key components to the successful implementation of a DE&I initiative for your contingent workforce.
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AB 5 roundup: SCOTUS declines truckers’ case; state extends exemptions

|October 6th, 2021|

The US Supreme Court declines truckers’ AB 5 case; California legislature extends AB 5 exemptions for certain job types.
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Judge: Arbitration agreements not a shield from federal action

|September 29th, 2021|

Arbitration agreements between employers and workers do not preclude the US DOL from taking action on behalf of those workers, a federal judge ruled, allowing an independent contractor misclassification case to proceed.
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Aftermath: The effects of Mexico’s staffing ban

|September 29th, 2021|

Mexico’s ban on outsourcing, as staffing is known there, came into effect this month. Read about the ban’s early impact and what industry observers have to say in the Staffing Stream.
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Court vacates Trump-era wage-based H-1B selection process rule

|September 22nd, 2021|

A federal district court on Sept. 15 struck down a Trump administration rule that would have given high-wage positions priority in the H-1B selection process, replacing the lottery-based process currently in use.
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Independent contractors: Florida businesses to report their data; pro-Grubhub ruling to be reconsidered

|September 22nd, 2021|

Certain Florida businesses to submit new hire information for ICs and a federal judge must reconsider her ruling that Grubhub Inc. was correct to treat a delivery driver as an independent contractor.
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SEC human capital reporting: An opportunity to define your program

|September 15th, 2021|

A new SEC rule on human capital reporting is vague in its description of what must be disclosed. Read about the possible implications for contingent workforces going forward.
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Boiling point for the vaccination conundrum

|September 1st, 2021|

The absence of government guidance has left organizations in an extremely difficult position, balancing between seemingly conflicting rights and responsibilities when considering vaccination mandates.
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