Employers using business models or labor arrangements that could result in joint employment should be cautious.
As legal cases abound, contractor arrangements should be scrutinized.
Rather than tossing it, let’s consider the H-1B visa program as a way to allow the right amount of foreign tech talent into the United States.
If these reforms leave employees without jobs, was the cause worth fighting?
If you exercise any control over how workers perform services for you, it is likely that they should be classified as employees, not independent contractors.
If the goal is to make a million bucks in the sharing economy, go old school.
You know; if it looks like an employee, acts like an employee, and is treated like an employee, then it’s an employee.
SAP says the acquisition helps provide for consistent, total workforce management.
We are an apparel maker that uses contingent workers for a variety of high-level tasks, such as designers and engineering. Is it important for us to engage them like our paid staff, and if so, why and how do we do it?
—Laboring to Make the Connection, generalist, manufacturer, Memphis, Tennessee