CWS Council Research

General Agreement for Agency Personnel Services - Sample

August 29, 2013

  • Sample contract for agency personnel services provided
  • Addresses contractual issues with overtime rates, conversion fees and SLAs

2013 VMS/MSP Customer Experience Report

August 23, 2013

  • Top VMS and MSP performers announced
  • More than 20,000 buyers and more than 20,000 suppliers surveyed
  • Buyers are generally modest promoters of VMS/MSP, suppliers staunch detractors

NA Legs & Regs Advisor - August 2013

August 16, 2013

  • Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate delayed one year
  • US Supreme Court overturns Defense of Marriage Act
  • Suit alleges law firm and staffing agency failed to pay overtime to temps
  • National Labor Relations Board orders temp staffing agency election
  • Court tosses Title VII disparate impact... More

The Best Ways to Implement a Pricing Strategy - Bill Rate or Markup?

July 29, 2013

  • Innovative approaches to contingent worker pricing strategies discussed
  • Adjust the markup based on the pay rate delivered
  • Transactional reverse auctioning explained

2013 Payrolling and IC Evaluation/Compliance Landscape Report

July 18, 2013

  • 16 providers participate in our first ever Payrolling/ICEC Landscape Report
  • Participants report $3.6B in 2012 gross payrolling spend and $923M in agent-of-record spend
  • All but 2 participants provide both payrolling and IC evaluation/compliance service

2013 VMS and MSP Supplier Competitive Landscape

June 10, 2013

  • $100 billion in global VMS/MSP spend accounted for in this study
  • Global VMS and MSP spend in our study rose 21% and 18% in 2012, respectively
  • VMS providers reported 62 "mega-programs" (programs with annual spend over $300 million)

NA Legs & Regs Advisor - May 2013

May 15, 2013

  • Improper per diem payments cost staffing firm $1.9 Million
  • OSHA sets sights on temporary workers
  • Staffing firm cannot use automatic termination or assignment end to avoid costs dependent on return to work
  • Bankruptcy court allows priority payment of temporary employees’ wages

SIA Recruitment Process Outsourcing Survey Results

March 13, 2013

  • Global RPO market estimated at $4 billion
  • US RPO market estimated between $1.5 and $2.0 billion
  • Results of our survey of RPO providers in this report

2013 US Employment Expense Report

March 8, 2013

  • Our latest US Employment Expense Report and tool are both available for download
  • Access average workers' compensation rates by occupation and state
  • Average SUTA rates available by state

NA Legs & Regs Advisor - March 2013

March 5, 2013

  • Department of Labor issues guidance on criminal records in hiring
  • OSHA issues interim final rule on Affordable Care Act whistleblower protection Provisions
  • Federal court orders company to pay misclassified teleworkers $1.3 million in back pay
  • Oregon introduces bill prohibiting discrimination... More