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Benefits of a Contingent Workforce

Contingent workers provide convenient, flexible, specialized skills that best fit the changing needs of the modern workplace. 

 

Research indicates that one third of the U.S. workforce is now made up of contingent workers, who are…

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Added by Jill on August 30, 2013 at 2:57pm — No Comments

45% of HR execs are concerned about their staffing supplier’s ability to deliver under ACA

Even though some aspects of ACA have now been delayed until 2015, there are still many things companies can and should be thinking about in terms of workforce strategy to mitigate escalating costs, compliance pitfalls and administrative headaches. 

 

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Added by Jill on August 13, 2013 at 2:46pm — No Comments

4 Ways To Compliantly Engage New Contractors and Temps

By guest blogger, Sherry Griffin, SPHR, Elucidate Inc

One of the decisions facing many small business owners is how to bring on extra help at a reasonable cost. Business is on the uptick, but the economy isn’t making anyone feel overly confident about hiring employees on a permanent basis. Added to this, is that employer rules and regulations must still be followed and…

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Added by Jill on July 24, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Wage-and-Hour Lawsuits Infographic

Added by Jill on July 15, 2013 at 3:33pm — No Comments

U.S. companies spent a staggering $467 million on wage-and-hour settlements

Last year, U.S. companies spent a staggering $467 million on wage-and-hour settlements according to the global firm, NERA Economic Consulting. They also found that the average wage and hour case costs approximately $4.6 million to resolve. Overtime claims represented the highest number of cases brought…

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Added by Jill on June 18, 2013 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Temporary Jobs Grew 7.4% in May

The temporary workforce in the U.S. increased by 7.46 percent last month, continuing the steady growth it has been experiencing since February, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In May, the economy added 25,600 jobs in the temporary employment services industry, bringing the total number of…

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Added by Jill on June 13, 2013 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Firm Faces $1.5 Million Lawsuit For Firing Temporary Workers Who Made Harassment Claims

A logistics firm fired three female temporary workers from their Tennessee warehouse because the workers filed a sexual harassment complaint. A fourth worker was also fired for agreeing to serve as a witness during a company investigation. Consequently, the firm is facing a hefty lawsuit of $1.5…

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Added by Jill on June 3, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Major Online Retailer sued for $100m by Warehouse Workers

A court ruled 100,000 warehouse workers from a major online retailer are owed more than $100 million in back wages and penalties for time spent in security lines at the end of their shifts. Workers were required to pass through metal detectors at the end of every shift as a measure put in…

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Added by Jill on May 28, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Wage-and-Hour Lawsuits Up For Five Years In A Row

Wage-and-hour lawsuits are up for the fifth straight year according to a study undertaken by the Federal Judicial Center. Between April 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013, plaintiffs brought a total of 7,764 suits. This is a 10 percent jump over the course of the year. Big box retailers,…

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Added by Jill on May 20, 2013 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Undocumented Workers May Still Recover Unpaid Wages Under FLSA

Undocumented workers who are not authorized to work in the United States are nevertheless entitled to recover unpaid wages, including overtime compensation, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), according to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.



Mario Feliciano, Augustin Milan and seven of their…

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Added by Jill on May 6, 2013 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Employing Temporary Labor in California... What You Need To Know

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HR.com and The Institute of Human Resources have invited Emergent’s President Bill Inman, to host a …

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Added by Jill on April 23, 2013 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Top 17 Growth Areas for Temporary and Project-Based Jobs

More companies are turning to temporary and contract workers to meet evolving market demands and quickly scale up their businesses. For job seekers, it's a great way to build relationships with employers and expand their resumes, and is often an in-road into permanent placement with those…

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Added by Jill on March 21, 2013 at 12:32pm — No Comments

78% of Contingent Workers Agree That Their Experience As A Freelancer Has Been Positive

Contingent work is on the rise and increasing numbers of professionals are deciding to break away from full time “permanent” work to go it alone as freelance contingent workers. Research suggests that freelancing is more of a lifestyle choice as opposed to something that is enforced upon individuals due to…

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Added by Jill on February 27, 2013 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Bringing the Jobs Home: ‘Re-Shoring’ Jobs to America

Employers and labor-market experts say the pendulum is swinging (albeit slowly) away from off shoring labor strategies toward a more home grown approach. 

According to the experts, U.S. employers are recognizing the limits of shipping work abroad and are now looking to strengthen operations…

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Added by Jill on February 13, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

California Law Mandates Written Contracts For Commissioned Employees

A new law mandating that all commissioned employees in California be provided with a written contract became effective Jan 1st, 2013. The law states:

“By January 1, 2013, whenever an employer enters into a contract of employment with an employee for services to be rendered within this state and the…

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Added by Jill on February 11, 2013 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Forty Percent of Companies to Hire Temporary Workers in 2013

January is typically a time when companies look back at the previous year and try to predict what may happen next. Despite the seemingly ever-changing economic outlook, 2013 is no different. The good news is that they found that 62% of companies believe they are financially better off than from a year ago, according to…

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Added by Jill on January 24, 2013 at 12:24pm — No Comments

The Affordable Care Act and The Project Based, Temporary Workforce

The new Affordable Care Act is set to provide American workers with access to quality, affordable health insurance from January 1st, 2014. However, there are still a number of questions as to how employers of temporary and project based workers are going to implement the legislation effectively – and much of…

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Added by Jill on January 21, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

12% of U.S. Offices Will Be Closed Between Christmas and New Year’s Day

99% of organizations will be closed on Christmas Day this year, with 85% also closed for the holidays on Tuesday, January 1st, 2013. 

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Added by Jill on December 6, 2012 at 1:17pm — No Comments

New E-verify Laws Effective January 1, 2013

Over the last few years, many state and local legislatures have passed laws mandating that employers enroll in the E-Verify Program in order to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. On January 1, 2013, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Tennessee will join the many states that now…

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Added by Jill on November 27, 2012 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Top 10 Cities & Industries With Best Job Growth

CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists (EMSI) recently conducted a study tracking labor trends in the U.S. The study looked at which industries have seen the highest job increases post-recession, as well as the U.S. cities which have seen the biggest job growth in recent years.

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Added by Jill on November 6, 2012 at 1:03pm — 2 Comments

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