January 5, 2011 - Vol 3.1


Feature: Looking Ahead

January 5, 2011

As we close the books on 2010, it is a good time to think about the coming decade and what it is likely to bring all of us involved in making contingent work an important and vital part of the global workforce. In that spirit, I'd like to offer my thoughts on what we are likely to see in the years ahead.... More

In the Spotlight

January 5, 2011

The January issue of CWS 30 features Robert Hohman, CEO and co-founder of Glassdoor, a Bay Area-based start-up that focuses on helping people -- employees , job seekers and contingents -- to make better career decisions. The company helps provide an inside look into a firm's culture through reviews posted... More

Behind the News: Germany

January 5, 2011

Staffing firms in Germany could be faced with paying hundreds of millions of Euros in back pay and social contributions. Here's why. In December, the labor court of Berlin declared that the minimum wages negotiated by the so-called Christian Unions (CGZP) on behalf of temporary employees null and void.... More

Legal Eagle: Employee or Contractor?

January 5, 2011

A federal court in Illinois ruled that a worker was an employee, not an independent contractor, and was entitled for overtime wages in the case of Bulaj v. Wilmette Real Estate & Mgmt. Co. Rexhep Bulaj had worked for Wilmette Real Estate & Management Co. for 12 years, providing janitorial, cleaning... More

Keys to CW Success: Global MSP -- Truth or Dare

January 5, 2011

There's nothing like starting fresh with a new year, but we don't have to start from scratch. Building from the last Contingent Workforce Strategies webinar in our series, we continue to tackle the global challenges that CW program owners like you face. If you need a refresher, feel free to view or review... More