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711, 2023

Time in the Spotlight

By |November 7th, 2023|

Enterprise buyers taking a closer look at nearshoring, whose benefits include access to talent in close time zones and lower cost.

3001, 2023

The Noncompete Saga

By |January 30th, 2023|

Earlier this month, the US Federal Trade Commission proposed a new rule that would ban employers from requiring noncompete agreements in employment contracts. The proposal, which would apply to employees as well as independent contractors, is already raising concern in the staffing industry while being welcomed in other corners.

Noncompetes are agreements […]

3001, 2023

Noncompetes Ban Could Damage Industry

By |January 30th, 2023|

SIA asked legal experts Lisa Ann Cooney and George Reardon to weigh in on the impact of the Federal Trade Commission’s proposed rule banning noncompete agreements. Lisa Ann Cooney is senior VP, general counsel and corporate secretary at Day & Zimmerman, which includes Yoh Staffing Services and DZConneX. George Reardon is an attorney with longtime […]

901, 2023

DE&I Under Construction

By |January 9th, 2023|

The US has endured a complicated relationship with the concept of diversity, equity and inclusion for generations. And truth be told, racism and discrimination against other races, cultures and lifestyles has been a troubling part of the country’s history since before its founding.

The trajectory of the workforce solutions ecosystem’s DE&I journey has also been checkered. […]

711, 2022

Getting the W-2 Right

By |November 7th, 2022|

Hiring W-2 employees comes with its share of compliance challenges that vary by location. Payroll taxes healthcare benefits and paid sick leave just to name a few issues. The winner of SIA’s “Shark Tank” competition — Ascen — aims to handle these difficulties on behalf of staffing firms with its employer-of-record platform.

The company

1710, 2022

A Delicate Balance

By |October 17th, 2022|

Across Europe, regulations regarding temporary worker protections and employer responsibilities vary. Federgon, the Belgium federation of HR service providers and temporary employment agencies, recently worked with the nation’s trade unions to create a draft sector agreement (revised every two years) for temporary workers, treading the delicate line between client costs and improving working conditions.

The […]

112, 2021

Keeping Them Honest

By |December 1st, 2021|

Making sure workers have the right skills to do the job has always been important, but Covid-19 hasn’t made the process any easier. Hiring remotely and then needing to bring on board numerous employees has complicated matters further.

One firm aiming to make the process easier is Glider AI, which recently took the top prize in […]

1510, 2021

After the Mandate

By |October 15th, 2021|

Right now, it’s a wait-and-see for the exact wording in an emergency temporary standard from the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration regarding President Joe Biden’s proposed workplace Covid-19 vaccination mandate.

Official wording has not yet arrived, though OSHA has reportedly submitted its emergency temporary standard to the Office of Management and […]

2209, 2021

Tested by Covid-19

By |September 22nd, 2021|

Even before Covid-19, America faced a shortage of physicians and nurses. The pandemic further challenged our industry to innovate and embrace a change management mindset. Like other companies, healthcare staffing companies faced a dramatic choice: quickly adapt to the upended healthcare environment while simultaneously meeting the needs of healthcare workers, or get left behind.

Public health […]

709, 2021

Learned Professionals

By |September 7th, 2021|

Training to bridge the skills gap is growing ever more important. The types of training provided by staffing firms can range from online courses that offer an introduction to a skill to courses that aim to get workers ready to be placed. And there are the standalone organizations that offer skills training as well.

Take General […]