Risk Mitigation

New York codifies absence protections with ‘no-fault’ ban

|November 30th, 2022|

New York codifies absence protections with a ban on “no-fault“ attendance policies. This law is a “good reminder” to review your policies, an attorney advises.
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Marijuana potholes: Direction needed amidst conflicting laws

|November 30th, 2022|

Conflicting regulations between states and the federal government create potential legal issues around hiring and managing talent, writes an attorney in Staffing Industry Review magazine.
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Union accuses Alphabet of blocking pay transparency

|November 9th, 2022|

A union that seeks to represent directly employed and contingent workers at Google alleged in a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board that Alphabet blocked contract workers from accessing internal pay transparency data.
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Industrial bakery to pay $675,000 to settle contingents’ bias lawsuit

|October 12th, 2022|

A Chicago-area bakery and a staffing firm agreed to pay $1.04 million to settle a class action lawsuit alleging racial bias, according to a filing in federal court. An additional $1.3 million is on the table for attorneys fees.
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Amazon sues Washington state agency over warehouse safety citations

|October 5th, 2022|

Amazon has sued the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, saying the state’s process for addressing allegations of serious workplace safety problems violates the due process clause of the US Constitution’s 14th Amendment, GeekWire reported.
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U-turn ahead: UK to repeal IR35 reforms

|September 28th, 2022|

The UK is fulfilling its new prime minister’s promise to scrap IR35 off-payroll working rules. While welcome news, experts urge caution from employers and push for clear government guidance.
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Emerging strategies for managing an extended workforce: CWS Summit

|September 14th, 2022|

Attendees of SIA’s annual CWS Summit North America will gather next week to engage in topical sessions, case studies and networking opportunities to help drive their contingent workforce programs forward.
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Working with umbrella companies: Do your due diligence first

|August 31st, 2022|

Perceived to be a safe option for hirers in the wake of IR35 Off-Payroll Working Rules, umbrella companies have their own unique risks.
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Reconfiguring your program to go internal

|August 17th, 2022|

While many enterprise organizations utilize an MSP, a number are reevaluating and configuring their own internal teams and services to take their contingent workforce programs to the next level.
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Who owns the work: Contingent or enterprise?

|August 17th, 2022|

From work made for hire to intellectual property and trade secrets, your program must ensure contingents are part of the risk mitigation efforts.
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