Independent workers

Who they are About 45% of the American workforce, or a record 72.1 million Americans, worked independently, in 2023. Baby boomers account for about 23% which is declining as they retire, Gen X account for 29%, Millennials account for 33% and Gen Z account for 19% and...

Who’s managing your contingent workforce?

Today’s workforce is in the middle of a major shift, unfortunately, most companies have taken an ad hoc and disconnected approach to managing this external workforce. In the past, external workers were a smaller component of the workforce and considered to be...

Update: Licensing delayed to July 1, 2024

Staffing agencies have been given a six month reprieve (from Jan 1, 2024 to July 1, 2024) in applying for licenses which will cost $750 for the application and requires a $25,000 letter of credit. Small agencies expressed concern that the requirements were too onerous...

Gig economy – New ways of working

The gig economy refers to contract or freelance work rather than permanent job in today’s labour market. Gig work encompasses professional contractors as well as part time workers and app workers. People now want a more flexible way to work and companies want a...