Legal, Legislative & Regulatory

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Who will pay for healthcare reform

August 8, 2012

  • Buyers and suppliers disagree about who should pay for healthcare reform; buyers expect to absorb an average of 15% of the increased costs, while suppliers expect to pass on an average of 60%
  • Employers with more than 50 full-time equivalent employees who fail to offer health insurance to their... More

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Management of Interns

August 3, 2012

  • Only 18% of buyers manage their interns through their CW program
  • Three quarters of respondents pay their interns a regular salary
  • In 2010, the U.S. Department of Labor issued guidance with respect to the compensation of interns indicating they should most often be viewed as paid employees

Legs & Regs Advisor: July 2012

July 27, 2012

  • Healthcare Co. Settles Recruiter Claims for $12.3 Million
  • Third Circuit Introduces New Test for Joint-Employer Status
  • Seventh Circuit: Filling Prescription Not Treatment
  • California Court Finds Franchisor May Be Liable for Claims Brought by an Employee of its Franchisee

SI Report Webinar - July 2012

July 10, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing trends update
  • What buyers are planning for the next 2 years
  • What drives IT staffing

How to Cope with the Coming Healthcare Reform Penalties

July 6, 2012

  • Presentation by Littler attorney George Reardon
  • Overview of healthcare reform with respect to staffing
  • Suggested avenues of mitigating cost 

Legs & Regs Advisor: June 2012

June 26, 2012

  • Connecticut legalizes medicinal marijuana
  • Tennessee enacts “Tennessee Professional Employer Organization Act”
  • New York drywall installer misclassification suit goes to trial
  • Louisiana passes independent contractor law
  • California bill would impose onerous reporting requirements on staffing... More

Legs & Regs Advisor: May 2012

May 30, 2012

  • Staffing firm settles Illinois vacation pay suit
  • Temp agency settles overtime claims
  • Wisconsin court: Independent contractor cannot sue under Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Maine enacts law defining ‘independent contractor’

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

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

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Which buyers require suppliers to use E-Verify?

February 28, 2012

  • Only a minority of buyers reported requiring staffing firms to verify the employment eligibility of temps using E-Verify.
  • However, buyers of industrial/logistics/transportation staffing bucked that trend, with over three-quarters requiring use.