CWS Council Research

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

Outsourced or In-House? Services Procurement and the Next Generation of CW Programs

March 8, 2012

  • Panel discussion on internal and external MSPs
  • Pros and cons of in-house approach discussed
  • Learn from panelists who have brought their program office in-house

Legs & Regs Advisor: February 2012

February 14, 2012

  • Texas court affirms workers’ compensation exclusivity for Texas staffing customer
  • IRS completes study regarding employers’ use of leased employees
  • Arizona bill introduces voluntary classification settlement program
  • California partners with U.S. Department of Labor to combat misclassification... More

Establishing and Managing Your Contingent Workforce Program Office

February 13, 2012

  • Panel discussion of various approaches to running a CW program office
  • See how other companies optimize quality, cost, efficiency, and risk
  • Learn what has worked and what hasn't from experienced CW program managers

SI Report Webinar - February 2012

February 7, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Analysis of temporary employment trends
  • Contingent buyer metrics scanner tool
  • Latest staffing survey data

Legs & Regs Advisor: January 2012

January 26, 2012

  • California court finds insurance agents independent contractors
  • PEO not joint employer for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) purposes
  • Illinois court expands enforceability of noncompetition agreements
  • Joint employers meet FMLA ‘worksite’ requirement

SI Report Webinar - January 2012

January 10, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Analysis of temporary employment trends
  • Latest buyer survey date
  • Latest staffing survey data

2011 VMS and MSP Service Differentiators

December 23, 2011

  • 42 VMS/MSP suppliers evaluated along more than 200 features
  • Evaluation categories include supplier management, sourcing, contract management, requisitions, reports, workflow, implementation, invoicing and others
  • See which VMS/MSP providers are more equipped for SOW-related requirements

Legs & Regs Advisor: December 2011

December 22, 2011

  • California court refuses to certify staffing class action
  • California temp files action for late wages
  • Colorado partners with U.S. Department of Labor to target misclassification
  • Ohio PEO bill passes state senate

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Buyer plans for next two years

December 20, 2011

  • Buyers plan to use 26% more contingent workers by 2013
  • The increase is widespread, with over three-quarters of buyers planning on using more
  • Average contingent share of workforce continues to slowly increase