Legal Compliance and Risk

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

Global Overview of Developments in Data Protection and Privacy Laws 2017 Update

September 18, 2017

  • This update provides essential information about the latest global developments on laws affecting the way personal data is processed and protected.
  • Since our 2016 update, there have been some major developments in the laws relating to data protection and privacy across all three of our regions.... More

Latin America Legal Update Q2 2017

July 15, 2017

In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem in Latin America in Q2 2017:

  • Brazil:  
    • Brazil relaxes outsourcing laws  
    • Bill for labor reform passed       
  • Bolivia: Bill recognizes... More

North America Legal Update Q2 2017

July 6, 2017

  • In this report we round up the legal developments making the headlines in Canada and the US in Q2 2017
  • Canada: Ontario proposes equal pay for temps;  Alberta government updates its Employment Standards Code; Safety-sensitive workplaces can require disclosure of dependency      ... More

The Compliance Landscape U.S. 2017

June 2, 2017

  • In this report, we review the compliance landscape in the U.S. as it stands several months after President Trump’s inauguration.
  • We consider the impact of proposed reforms and new legislation on the workforce ecosystem in 2017.

Most Complex Contingent Markets Globally 2017

June 1, 2017

  • SIA's own methodology for evaluating the complexity of each contingent market using a mixture of our own and third-party sources.
  • This provides a basic structure for understanding the ease in which a contingent workforce programme can be put in place and a template for comparing a wide range... More

Latin America Legal Update Q1 2017

April 20, 2017

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments making the headlines in Latin America in Q1 2017:
    • Argentina: Publication of a draft data protection bill
    • Brazil: Uber driver held to be an employee; Reform of labor law permits unrestricted outsourcing and extends temporary work... More