Recent Updates

Save with total talent management, but mind the risks

February 11, 2015

Total talent management offers cost saving opportunities in several forms, but each comes with risks. Here are a few.

Politician raises concerns over power utility’s use of H-1B visas

February 11, 2015

Last week, a California lawmaker lashed out at Southern California Edison over its plan to use H-1B visa workers through outsourcing firms, saying emerging accounts of the company’s plans raise questions about whether the H-1B visa program was misused.

NY Joint Task Force finds millions in unreported wages, UI contributions in 2014

February 11, 2015

A New York Task Force identified nearly 26,000 instances of employee misclassification, amounting to more than $300 million in unreported wages and unpaid unemployment insurance contributions.

Appeals court hears internship pay cases

February 11, 2015

An appeals court in New York heard arguments in two cases Jan. 30 regarding whether interns should get paid for their work, The Wall Street Journal reports. One case is against magazine publisher Hearst Corp. and the other against Fox Searchlight Pictures Inc. 

Conducting benchmarking initiatives? Be targeted.

February 10, 2015

Don't let your benchmarking initiative stifle your program. Keep these issues in mind.

SI Report Webinar - February 2015

February 10, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Payrolling & IC Evaluation/Compliance Landscape
  • ACA Update and Seasonality Tool Demonstrated

US Seasonality Tool

February 5, 2015

  • This tool provides a seasonality score for 907 industries
  • Find out which industries experience peak demand in certain months
  • Use this tool to identify sales opportunities or balance your seasonal workflow 

Demand surges for healthcare professionals, AMN exec says

February 4, 2015

A surge in demand for healthcare professionals that began in the middle of 2014 is continuing, said Ralph Henderson, president of Healthcare Staffing at AMN Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: AMN).

Whistleblowers can help mitigate risk, but employers need a well-drafted policy

February 4, 2015

Even companies with the best of intentions can have a situation arise where an employee or contractor steps up to call attention to dangerous or criminal situations. Here’s why you should be prepared for such a case with policies regarding whistleblowers.

Hey Jersey! Know your ABCs of IC classification

February 4, 2015

New Jersey adopts the so-called ABC test for employee vs. independent contractor classifications, a test that weighs heavily against employers.