CWS Council Research

CWS Council Draft Contingent Worker Policy

June 10, 2011

  • Sample document contianing CWS Council member’s Draft Contingent Worker Policy
  • A CW Policy is typically used to state what a company's internal procedures are as they relate to contingent work. 
  • This sample document was submitted by a Member of Staffing Industry Analysts’ Contingent... More

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - June 2011

June 7, 2011

Watch the full webinar on demand
Analysis of temporary employment trends
New! Salesforce compensation survey


Making IT Solutions Work for Your IT Staffing Firm - May 2011

May 26, 2011

  • Understanding if IT solutions is right for you
  • Case study: MATRIX
  • Watch the full Webinar on demand (1hr 4 min)

U.S. Census Bureau Staffing Estimates

March 17, 2011

  • Detailed breakdown of U.S. staffing market by state and skill segment
  • Texas is largest market in industrial, scientific
  • California is largest market in five segments and overall

Legs & Reg Advisor: February 2011

February 11, 2011

  • Oregon Bills To Protect Contingent Workers/Independent Contractors, Prohibit Conversion Fees
  • Connecticut Introduces Legislation to Clarify Independent Contractor Classificatio
  • Wisconsin Court Rules Delivery Drivers Are Employees For Unemployment Compensation Purposes

Statement of Work: SOW -- The new, new thing in managed services

February 3, 2011

Statement of work, or SOW, is the new buzz word in the contingent workforce market, but neither the staffing firms nor buyers of contingent workforce are yet clear about the definition of SOW.


Council Member Query

January 13, 2011

You asked, the council answers. If you utilize a VMS technology does your company consider it a SOX application?  


SUTA & FUTA Update: Getting worse before getting better

December 22, 2010

  • Our tracking tool gives state-by-state comparison of unemployment tax burden
  • A raise in the SUTA-taxable wage base is not all bad
  • And then there's FUTA...20 states in danger of FUTA rate hike

Global Contingent Market Estimate

December 17, 2010

  • 2008 estimate and preliminary 2009 estimate of the global contingent market in this report
  • Contingent market divided into temporary staffing and non-agency contingents
  • U.S. and Japan are the two largest contingent markets in terms of revenue

Employment Insecurity

November 2, 2010

So what: This document will help you develop an ad-hoc strategy to attract and retain workers across Europe by better understand their feelings about employment security and insecurity.