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Vaccine mandates: Supreme Court hears arguments but safety still a big issue

|January 12th, 2022|

The US Supreme Court on Friday heard oral arguments, but whatever its decision, employers and contingent workforce managers must still be ready to protect workers.
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Trends to prepare for in 2022, Part 2

|January 12th, 2022|

SIA’s CWS Council team listed 15 events program owners around the world should be especially aware of and prepared for in 2022. Here are the final seven of those projections and actions program managers should take.
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Worker rights protections, staffing firm licensing, pass in Ontario

|January 12th, 2022|

Canada’s most populous province passed a law that will require licenses for recruiters and temporary staffing firms; client companies that use unlicensed firms face fines.
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DOL, NLRB collaborate on enhanced enforcement

|January 12th, 2022|

The agencies sign an agreement to improve enforcement against misclassification of workers as independent contractors, unlawful pay practices and retaliation against workers who exercise their legal rights.
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Benchmarks: World spends $4.4 trillion on contingent work

|January 12th, 2022|

Businesses spent $4.4 trillion on contingent labor globally in 2020, roughly 61% of which was on independent contractor services and 9% on workers through staffing firms.
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Trends to prepare for in 2022

|January 5th, 2022|

SIA’s CWS Council team compiled a list of 15 events program owners around the world should be especially aware of and prepared for in 2022. Here are eight of those projections and actions program managers should take.
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Reviewing your suppliers? SIA list of largest staffing firms can help

|January 5th, 2022|

If the new year brings supplier pipeline reviews, an SIA report of the largest staffing firms in the US is a good starting point when exploring options.
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Sex discrimination: Riot Games settles with contingents, employees for $100 million

|January 5th, 2022|

Computer games maker Riot Games Inc. agreed to pay more than $100 million to settle allegations of sex discrimination and harassment claims that involved 1,065 female employees and 1,300 female contract workers.
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2021: The year in review

|January 5th, 2022|

Covid-19 and its wide-ranging effects on contingent workforce management dominated readers’ interest in 2021, from vaccines to wage pressure to skills shortages. Here are the top stories of the year.
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Buyer manager, outsourcing executives indicted for alleged no-hire pact

|January 5th, 2022|

A former manager of an engineering company and five executives of outsourced engineering suppliers allegedly conspired not to hire employees from one another’s companies.
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