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Rising to the Challenge of Data Privacy and Compliance


The staffing industry, by its very nature, stores information on individuals and much of it is either private or confidential. The Edward Snowden controversy (and multiple data breaches ...
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Saudization: Is the Bubble About to Burst?


The war for talent in Saudi Arabia is heating up as a program puts pressure on companies to increase the number of Saudi National employees and retain existing employees. The Saudization ...
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NLRB Rewrites Rules on IC Classification


In a surprising yet uninspiring decision, the National Labor Relations Board created a new test for employers to determine whether an individual is an independent contractor or employee ...
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Charting the Potential Potholes of Indemnity Agreements


Indemnity agreements, or risk-transfer contracts, are common elements in agreements between businesses and their staffing providers. Through these contracts, one party (the indemnitor) ...
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In a Virtual Talent Marketplace, Staffing Curators Are Vital to Compliance


A lot of staffing industry professionals look back on the 1990s as the advent of the VMS. However, many may not realize that online work arrangement intermediation platforms, as they’re ...
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2015 Employment and Labor Laws: What Calif. Businesses Need To Know


Significant changes to employment and labor laws will be taking effect in 2015, and unprepared businesses could face potential legal action, employment disagreements and heavy taxation. ...
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Watch out: Common interpretation of 183-day rule could actually mean tax evasion!


Having talked about the myths surrounding business visas last month, I thought it’d be good for us to look into one of the tax myths, and I believe the biggest one out there is the ...
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No Freeloaders: The Answer to Fraudulent Workers’ Comp Claims, Part 2


In our last post, we discussed types of projects companies can have ready for employees who are legitimately or fraudulently claiming a workplace injury and require light-duty work. ...
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No Freeloaders: The Answer to Fraudulent Workers’ Comp Claims, Part 1


Matt, a new temporary worker who has been with your client company for two weeks, comes to you with complaints of a back injury. No one saw the injury occur and his explanation of ...
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Why Compliance Really Matters in RPO


As an RPO provider, if your compliance processes aren’t as slick as they should be, you and your clients may be at risk of fines, loss of business or worse. Compliance isn’t often ...
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