Legal Compliance and Risk

Legal Calendar 2018: Americas

January 15, 2018

  • This report highlights the legal changes and developments expected to impact the workforce environment in 2018 in Canada, the US and Latin America:
    • Major changes to Canada’s Labour Code, as well as new employee rights to leave in Ontario and Alberta, are expected in 2018.
    • The US Department... More

North America Legal Update Q4 2017

December 29, 2017

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem in North America in Q4 2017:
  • Canada: Ontario Bill 148 Introduces Contingent Worker Requirements; Changes to Employment Insurance Benefits. 
  • United States: IRS Outlines Employer Shared... More

Latin America Legal Update Q4 2017

December 21, 2017

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem in Latin America in Q4 2017:
  • Argentina: Draft Labor Reform Bill Announced
  • Brazil: Provisional Measure Provides Clarification of Labor Reform Law; Legal Uncertainty for the Retrospective Application... More

Lessons for CW Managers

December 14, 2017

  • 1 hour complimentary webinar on Lessons for CW Managers
  • A review of the most newsworthy items from 2017
  • Insights and ideas to make 2018 a success
  • SIA CW Team presenters

Workforce Solutions Buyers Survey 2017: Strategies to mitigate contingent workforce legal risk

November 22, 2017

  • Report measures usage of strategies to mitigate contingent workforce legal risk
  • Most used strategies: carrying out due diligence in selecting suppliers; limiting assignment lengths; and auditing suppliers’ level of compliance
  • Report also includes comments from buyer companies

Global Laws on Co-employment, Deemed Employment and Joint Liability in Staffing Relationships

November 13, 2017

  • This report looks at the differences between joint employment, joint liability and deemed employment and highlights some of the countries where these risks arise in relation to the use of contingent agency labor.

Global Staffing Company Survey 2017: Concerns about current and upcoming legislation

October 31, 2017

  • 296 staffing firms identify regulatory concerns
  • Top current and future concerns listed, by region
  • Firms in North America, Europe, and Australia/NZ included

North America Staffing Company Survey 2017: To what degree do US staffing firms use E-Verify?

October 30, 2017

  • 97% of staffing executives aware of E-Verify system
  • 75% of staffing firms using it
  • Usage up sharply over last eight years

Latin America Q3 Legal Update 2017

October 20, 2017

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem in Latin America in Q3 2017:
  • Brazil: President sanctions major change to the Labor Code; Legislation on outsourcing and temporary work still pending.
  • Colombia: Amendment to the law regarding the... More

North America Q3 Legal Update 2017

October 20, 2017

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem in North America in Q3 2017:
  • Canada:
  • Ontario Bill 148 – equal pay for equal work; misclassification subject to new penalties.
  • Changes to Canada’s Labour Code.
  • Employer fined for agency worker’s... More