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You May Be Liable for Contractors

February 8, 1999
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You May Be Liable for Contractors
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Whirlpool Builds a Performance-based Strategy

January 1, 1999
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Whirlpool's management knew that the company needed to forge a higher level of commitment and dedication from employees, especially those working in the company's plants and factories. So it opted to institute a performance-based compensation system for employees at its Clyde, Ohio, automatic washer manufacturing plant.
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Employee or Independent Contractor An Explanation from the IRS

December 1, 1998
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To determine whether an individual is an employee or an independent contractor under common law, the relationship of the worker and the business must be examined.
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Angry Contingent and Unemployed Employees Vent

November 1, 1998
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All types of employees vent their frustrations about their jobs-or lack of them.
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How To Make Contingent Work Arrangements More Equitable

November 1, 1998
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The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) suggests several new public policies are needed to safeguard workers in nonstandard arrangements.
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Part-Time Work is Not the Problem

November 1, 1998
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The nature of work is changing, and with it the traditional definition of jobs. We do nobody any favors by continuing to pretend that some variation of traditional reward structures will keep working. They won’t.
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Global Temps Fill the Workforce Void

October 1, 1998
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Businesses like- and need- an instant workforce. Will U.S. firms increasingly turn to global temps to fill talent gaps?
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Today's Contract Workers Are Highly Promotable

April 1, 1998
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As companies increasingly fill the job gap with skilled contract employees, HR must blend the development needs and interests of both temps and the regular workforce.
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Part-Timers Make Headline News Here's the Real HR Story

November 1, 1997
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In August, United Parcel Service (UPS) faced a strike over part-time work and benefits that captured national attention. While UPS (which was doing a lot of things right) wraps up a final agreement with the Teamsters, all HR professionals should take a close look at their contingent worker strategies.
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