Legal, Legislative & Regulatory

Legs and Reg Advisor: May 2011

May 19, 2011

  • Temps bring suit for back wages
  • Another misclassification victory for dancers
  • New federal bill targets misclassification
  • Lawmakers repeal healthcare reform law’s expanded 1099 reporting requirement

Legs and Reg Advisor: April 2011

April 22, 2011

  • Florida Court Certifies Drivers’ Misclassification Class Action
  • National Labor Relations Board Draws New Site Access Standard for On-site Contractor Employees
  • Clubs Settle Dancers’ Misclassification Lawsuit
  • News Organization and Staffing Company Hit with Overtime Class Action

Legs and Reg Advisor: March 2011

March 23, 2011

  • Bill Targets Misclassification for Workers' Compensation Purposes
  • Utah Legislation Creates Multi-Agency Council Targeting Misclassification
  • Alabama Court Rules Dealership Driver Is Independent Contractor
  • California Court Certifies IT Temps' Class Action Seeking Overtime
  • U.S. Supreme Court Finds... More

Legs & Reg Advisor: February 2011

February 11, 2011

  • Oregon Bills To Protect Contingent Workers/Independent Contractors, Prohibit Conversion Fees
  • Connecticut Introduces Legislation to Clarify Independent Contractor Classificatio
  • Wisconsin Court Rules Delivery Drivers Are Employees For Unemployment Compensation Purposes

Legs & Reg Advisor: January 2011

February 4, 2011

  • Court Rules FedEx Drivers Not Employees in Multistate Litigation
  • Texas Court Reject Technicians' Bid for Certification, Benefits Claim in Misclassification Collective Action
  • Florida Court Rejects Certification of Misclassification Collective Action
  • California Court Finds Payroll Company Not... More

Column Corner: Employment Law CWS 30 October 2.20

October 30, 2010

Many businesses (including suppliers and end-users of contingent labor) conduct background checks -- including criminal record checks -- on applicants and current employees when making hiring, promotion or retention decisions. Along with ensuring job qualifications, the use of background checks can help... More

Estimates 1995-2009

October 21, 2010

Every five years, the U.S. Census Bureau releases its estimate of the size of the temporary staffing market. Estimates for 2007 were released this year, and for the first time contained information by product line (occupation). After cross-referencing this information with data from the U.S. Bureau of... More

Legal Eagle CWS 30 October 2.20

October 20, 2010

Recently, a California class action was filed under California's wage payment law for the failure of a staffing firm to pay temporary employees for time spent interviewing with clients. The suit was brought in a state court by a group of current and former temporary employees of temporary staffing firms,... More

Legs and Reg Advisor — October 2010

October 20, 2010

In this issue of the Legs & Reg Advisor

  1. New Pennsylvania law targets misclassification in construction industry
  2. Senator brings back bill to force flexibility
  3. Court: Cable company not joint employer in overtime case
  4. Court sets bar low for ‘employee’ status in negligence case

Staffing Industry Report - October 2010

October 12, 2010

The following replay includes reports on: U.S. employment trends Staffing revenue growth by sector and segment Survey data revealing what profitable firms do differently.

Watch the full webinar on demand.
Analysis of temp employment trends.
What gives profitable staffing firms the edge.