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Driving forces behind staff aug misclassification

|June 9th, 2021|

In sorting out why roles that should be classified as staff augmentation are set up as statement of work and/or other risky engagement classifications, some common themes have emerged.
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Building a strong DE&I agenda within your program

|June 9th, 2021|

As organizations’ contingent DE&I initiatives become a higher priority moving forward, here are four components that, if done right, can help ensure success.
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EEOC allows Covid-19 vaccine requirements, incentives

|June 9th, 2021|

Recently updated Covid-19 guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission addresses vaccination incentives and how to provide accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other regulations.
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Judge denies motion to dismiss no-poaching lawsuit against buyer, staffing firms

|June 9th, 2021|

A circuit court judge denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against a buyer of staffing services and three staffing providers brought against them alleging no-poaching and wage-fixing agreements.
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UK to create watchdog to protect workers’ rights

|June 9th, 2021|

A new watchdog group will be created to protect workers’ rights and clamp down on workplace abuse, the UK government announced this week.
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Wellness: Road to recovery

|May 26th, 2021|

Workers’ mental wellness appears to be improving. What the talent is saying and how contingent workforce managers can foster further improvement.
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Gig workers: Europe explores social, other protections

|May 26th, 2021|

The European Commission in February began its consultation on the rights of gig economy workers whose labor is governed by digital platforms.
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Sponsored: MSP for all seasons

|May 26th, 2021|

Contingent workforce programs are not one-size-fits-all. Monument Consulting President Ryan Baker describes the “new-age” MSP and how it can meet any program need, from full-blown service provider to referring other vendors.
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IR35: Contractors to dispute employee status

|May 26th, 2021|

Half of freelancers surveyed plan to challenge their classification as ‘employed for tax purposes,’ The Financial Times reported.
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Additional 22,000 H-2B visas now available

|May 26th, 2021|

The US Department of Homeland Security and the US Department of Labor issued a joint temporary final rule that provides additional temporary nonagricultural guest worker visas to employers for the second half of the federal fiscal year.
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