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On December 14, the FCC voted to repeal net neutrality protections by a 3-2 vote. This move could have dire consequences for everyone who uses the internet, and the staffing industry is no exception. The end of net neutrality allows...
Oregon became the first state to require predictive scheduling for companies with 500 or more employees in the retail, hospitality, and foodservice industries, according to HR Dive. The bill was signed into law on August 8th and was effective...
Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta squeaked by on a 12-11 vote in the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee last week. The committee voted along party lines, and the next step is Senate approval with a minimum of 52...
Tomorrow, March 8, is International Women’s Day and many are participating in a global strike called A Day Without a Woman. Here is what you need to know about this strike and the right to strike in general. Why...
California lawmakers introduced a bill to increase the salary for overtime exemption to $47,476. A similar bill was blocked by federal lawmakers last year. The Golden State is now attempting to pass its own bill to increase exemption rates,...
In Ohio, 64% of jobs will require a degree by 2020. To bridge the gap between education and the needs of Ohio companies, Governor John Kasich created the Office of Workforce Transformation. After five years of planning, Kasich has...
Check back often -- we’ll be updating this list of COVID-19-related webinars regularly as more information is released. There’s a lot of uncertainty around COVID-19 -- in the stock market, in public spaces, and in our workplaces. Though some questions...
The Department of Labor has been given another extension to file its overtime rule brief to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, this time through June 30. Last fall, the DOL was barred by 21 states from implementing...
By Rachel Graff, Digital Content Manager at Avionte As year end reporting season approaches, here are some 2020 tax form updates to two major forms of which firms across the US and Canada should be aware. 1095-C updates for employers providing...
eBook sponsored by Able Form I-9 doesn’t have to be a painful process for employers or candidates. Although Form I-9 is highly regulated, there are ways to innovate your approach to these forms to provide a better overall experience. In...

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