Risk Mitigation

Bait-and-switch scams hit employers

|August 9th, 2023|

Situations where the person who interviews for a job isn’t the one who shows up are growing more common. An attorney discusses how to minimize the risk in Staffing Industry Review magazine.
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IC engagement: Fixed-term contract costs company $550,000

|July 26th, 2023|

Damages awarded to an independent contractor whose engagement was cut short underscore the need for companies to craft their contracts carefully — and include termination clauses.
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Farm and staffing firm fined after death of temp worker

|July 26th, 2023|

A Canadian farm and its staffing provider were fined a total of C$170,000 after pleading guilty in the falling death of a contingent worker last year, according to an Ontario court bulletin.
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Cybersecurity: Safeguarding CW program in the digital age

|July 19th, 2023|

We discuss reasons to prioritize cybersecurity and some actionable steps you can take within your contingent workforce program.
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Countries double down on noncompete scrutiny

|June 7th, 2023|

The US and UK have set their sights on contracts limiting workers’ movement when employment ends. Be sure to review your agreement language.
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AI hiring: New EEOC guidelines for avoiding civil rights violations

|May 24th, 2023|

The agency released a document to help employers avoid discrimination and civil rights violations when using AI and automated systems for hiring and workforce management.
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Riot Games’ $100 million gender discrimination settlement approved

|May 24th, 2023|

Courts approve the video game developer’s settlement of a 2018 gender discrimination case involving 1,548 female staffers and contractors.
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Immigration: Florida crackdown affects employers

|May 17th, 2023|

Mandating the use of E-Verify, Florida wields penalties for employers that don’t comply in its crackdown on illegal immigration.
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The risks of using a global EOR

|April 19th, 2023|

Organizations engaging talent internationally may benefit from the employer of record model, but its use can bring all manner of legal and administrative complications.
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AI regulation is not one size fits all, part 1

|April 12th, 2023|

Organizations are turning to artificial intelligence to overcome human biases in hiring, but questions remain about its effectiveness.
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