CWS Council Research

2012 Internal Employee Compensation Estimator

May 8, 2012

  • Detailed internal staff comp data
  • Data from 7,700 individuals at 141 staffing firms
  • Detail by job title, company size, experience, segment, metro
  • Interactive tool available for immediate download

Legs & Regs Advisor: April 2012

April 30, 2012

  • New obligations for Massachusetts employers conducting criminal background checks
  • Rhode Island bill creates presumption workers are employees
  • California employers win on interpretation of duty ‘to provide’ meal periods
  • Maryland’s ‘Facebook law’ raises obstacles for employers
  • State... More

2012 Temporary Worker Survey: What Are Staffing Firms Doing Right? What Could They Do Better?

April 30, 2012

  • Top thing to improve: "communications," cited more frequently than pay or benefits
  • In general, soft factors very significant for temps
  • Among temps who liked agency, many cited positive attitude of staff, good communication, timely pay

Building Your Contingent Workforce Program

April 30, 2012

  • Panel discussion of strategies to building a CW program
  • See how other companies get stakeholder buy-in and manage their MSP/VMS
  • Learn what has worked and what hasn't from experienced CW program managers

Co-employment: Friend or Foe?

April 9, 2012

  • Panel discussion on co-employment issues with temporary workers
  • Strategies discussed on how to mitigate misclassification risks and manage suppliers
  • Should temporary workers be invited to the company picnic?

Building and Operating a Global MSP Governance Structure

April 2, 2012

  • This report outlines how to establish a governance structure for a multi-national MSP
  • Roles, responsibilities, and participants for global governance team explained
  • We describe mitigation approaches for various challenges to global governance

Legs & Regs Advisor: March 2012

March 27, 2012

  • EEOC: Employers may violate ADA by requiring high school diploma
  • California court finds staffing firm’s arbitration agreement unenforceable
  • California recruiters exempt as commissioned employees
  • Louisiana partners with U.S. Department of Labor to combat misclassification
  • PEO/related entities... More

2012 Geographic Opportunity Atlas

March 21, 2012

  • Identified: fastest-growing, richest and most temp-penetrated U.S. markets
  • Most attractive U.S. market: Hendricks County, IN
  • Most temp-penetrated U.S. market: Peoria, IL—one in five are temps
  • Detailed excel file available for instant download

SI Report Webinar - March 2012

March 21, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing Trends Update
  • The secular shift in temp usage
  • Five hot opportunities
  • Executive Fourm highlghts 

2011 CWS Council Topics, Questions and Answers

March 20, 2012

  • Many companies use tenure limits for co-employment mitigation, despite contrary legal advice
  • No easy solution for exempt/non-exempt classification of contingents
  • Several companies noted the use of warranties, length of warranty varies among companies