Program policies and management

OSHA cites buyer and staffing firm over coronavirus hazards

|August 11th, 2021|

A New Jersey medical facility and its temporary staffing provider failed to ensure the safety and health of nurses giving flu shots and testing potentially infectious patients for the coronavirus earlier this year, an Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation has found.
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Postmates settles Seattle sick leave law allegations for nearly $1 million

|August 11th, 2021|

Seattle’s Office of Labor Standards announced an agreement last week with Postmates Inc. for the company to pay $972,075.89 to settle allegations under the city’s Covid-19-related Gig Worker Paid Sick and Safe Time ordinance.
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Sourcing channels: Keys to an effective guided buying process

|August 4th, 2021|

A guided buying process helps drive proper resource/supplier utilization and adoption of emerging sourcing channels like direct sourcing and on-demand talent sourcing. Here are three components such a process should have.
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The DE&I game plan

|August 4th, 2021|

Things to consider as you build your business case and tools you can leverage for your contingent workforce program and company to drive DE&I initiatives.
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DOL rescinds Trump-era joint-employment regulation

|August 4th, 2021|

The US Department of Labor announced the anticipated final rule that rescinds the Trump-era regulation covering joint employment of workers such as between staffing firms and client companies.
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Deliveroo to leave Spain after laws make delivery workers employees

|August 4th, 2021|

Food delivery work services platform Deliveroo is set to shut down its operations in Spain, months after the government announced changes to the legal status of gig economy workers, City A.M. reports.
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USCIS conducts second random selection from H-1B cap registrations

|August 4th, 2021|

US Citizenship and Immigration Services has selected additional H-1B registrations to reach the fiscal-year 2022 allocations. The newly selected registrants have until Nov. 3 to file their petitions.
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Contingent workforce manager: From postscript to key strategic partner

|July 28th, 2021|

The role of contingent workforce manager has evolved from an afterthought to a key strategic partner. Read how it happened.
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Program excellence: Focus on the visible road ahead

|July 28th, 2021|

Why shortening goals to a series of sprints, achieving and delivering on short-term objectives, in pursuit of a final destination is often the best strategy.
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Judicial roundup: Screening time compensable; intent a factor in PAGA cases; $8.5 million IC settlement

|July 28th, 2021|

Time spend undergoing mandatory security screens is compensable in Pennsylvania; California workers seeking statutory damages for incorrect pay must show willful intent; and Scooter rental company Lime settles an IC case in California.
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