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May 19, 2021

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The Baker’s Dozen: CW program cost management practices and initiatives, part 1

There are numerous cost management practices available to CW programs. Here is a “baker’s dozen” list of cost management initiatives being executed in the marketplace today.

Proposed federal legislation would apply ‘ABC’ test to ICs for unemployment benefits

States would be required to adopt California’s restrictive version of the “ABC” test for independent contractor classification when determining eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits under federal legislation proposed in April by two Senate Democrats.

California courts rebuff attempts to push arbitration when PAGA involved

A California law allowing individuals to sue on behalf of the state is thwarting companies’ efforts to force misclassification claims into arbitration, Bloomberg Tax reported.

DE&I within the ecosystem: Reasons to hope

While data continues to be disappointing about diversity in the ecosystem, a glimpse into SIA's inaugural DE&I Influencers list gives rise to hope that a diverse, equitable and inclusive future is on the horizon — where everyone feels they belong. Read about it in the Staffing Stream.

Benchmarks: Temp workers have little interest in talent platforms

The use of freelance platforms by staffing firms’ temps dropped in 2020, with the majority of survey respondents not knowing about or not using business-related platforms.


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