CWS Council Research

CWS Council - Staffing spend forecast: December update

December 8, 2009

Temporary help sector downgraded from 8% to 7% growth for 2010
Revision driven by downgrades in healthcare and clinical/scientific 
Overall staffing industry projections unchanged: 26% contraction in 2009, 5% growth in 2010

Paying Their Own Way,Contingent Workforce Strategies November/December 2009

November 24, 2009

ADP manages its temporary worker program in-house

Best Practices: Level the Playing Field,Contingent Workforce Strategies November/December2009

November 24, 2009

Winning strategies for dealing with niche staffing firms

Legs and Reg Advisor - Nov. 17, 2009

November 17, 2009

Third edition of net monthly report: "Legs & Reg Advisor"
Court says staffing firms must pay when temps go to client interviews
Illinois restricts where day and temporary labor services can locate
IRS launching tax audit of 5,000 employers
New York issues forms for complying with requirement to notify... More

CWS Council - Incorporating Statement of Work Consulting Into Your CW Program

November 9, 2009

Benefits of integrating this oft-overlooked category of worker
A three-pronged model for situating worker classification
Market offerings and emerging best practices

Legs & Reg Advisor - Oct. 22, 2009

October 22, 2009

Second edition of new monthly report: "Legs & Reg Advisor"
Court allows contractors to proceed with discrimination case
Maryland imposes penalties on misclassification
Wisconsin Federal Court allows disability claim against staffing firm to proceed
Proposal would make New York City firms provide paid... More

CWS Council - Sample Document - "Top Quartile" Payroll Service Checklist

October 16, 2009

One member's list of standard procedures
Covers main components of an effective payrolling program
Practical steps for change management

CWS Council - Staffing Spend Forecast Update

October 14, 2009

Project 5% growth in staffing spend for 2010
Strong reovery expected in GDP but with continued high unemployment
Most bullish on industrial spend with 15% growth expected for 2010

2009 diversity staffing firm list

October 9, 2009

List includes 142 woman- and minority-owned firms and other diversity firms
12 had revenue of more than $100 million each
Largest firms are ranked by revenue

Legs & Reg Advisor - Sept. 29, 2009

September 29, 2009

New monthly report: "Legs & Reg Advisor"
Covers legislation, case law and regulation pertaining to contingent labor
Exclusive for North American Corporate Members and CWS Council
Product of new alliance with employment law firm Littler Mendelson (littler.com) 
First edition reports six critical... More