CWS Council Research

Trends in Labor Arbitrage

April 15, 2014

This report brings together three different management strands into one overarching theme and highlights important trends in each relating to the use of contingent workers.


Online Work Platform Models and Labor-related Compliance: Why It’s Not A Contradiction in Terms

March 3, 2014

  • As online work platforms have become more visible to staffing businesses and buyers, questions have arisen as to whether these platform businesses can really act like typical staffing firms.
  • Online work platforms can act in ways that are similar to the more established, typical staffing business/compliance... More

Contingent Workforce Legislative and Regulatory Update for 2014 - February 2014

February 13, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Get a concise update on the most critical changes that will affect contingent work at the local, state and national level.
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

U.S. Overtime Discount Calculator

February 4, 2014

  • Excel-based tool for calculating effect of overtime multiplier
  • Tool contains scenarios for time-and-a-half and doubletime

Gain-Share Deal Structures & Other Savings-Based MSP Performance Incentives

December 29, 2013

  • Various strategies outlined for sharing savings with MSPs and staffing suppliers
  • Learn which strategies have been proven most successful

2013 Staffing Company Survey & 2008-2012 Cumulative Index

December 18, 2013

  • Staffing firm plans for Affordable Care Act
  • What makes for an effective website?
  • Top recruiting tactics, what works--and what doesn't
  • Best and worst strategic decisions
  • 415 page report summarizes 6 years of surveys

2013 Temporary Workers Survey: Preferences, Satisfaction and Agency Selection & Cumulative Index to 2009-2012 Surveys

December 17, 2013

  • 4,700 temps from over 40 firms surveyed
  • Temp benefits, brand recognition, satisfaction
  • 161 page report accumulates all previous temp/contingent surveys

Non-Traditional Contract Clauses

December 12, 2013

  • Sample contract clauses include termination assistance, no-suspension, key personnel, and more
  • Information on how to handle ownership rights to data

VMS/MSP Landscape - A Comprehensive Review of 2013 - December 2013

December 12, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Hear about the providers who have the greatest spend under management by region and specialty
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

Sample Contract Clauses for the Contingent Workforce Manager

December 10, 2013

  • Sample contract clauses include renegotiations, most favored customer, right-to-hire, and more
  • Information on how to handle overtime and permanent placement fees in contracts with suppliers