Legal, Legislative & Regulatory

Legs & Reg Advisor: October 2011

October 17, 2011

  • Staffing firm settles interview time suit for nearly $3 million
  • California court: Misclassification action can’t be decided in arbitration
  • IRS introduces settlement program for misclassified workers
  • California enacts independent contractor misclassification law

CITATION - U.S. Department of Labor: Average SUTA rates by state

October 12, 2011

  • U.S. Department of Labor has released average SUTA rates from 2005 to 2010
  • Taxable wage base and average rate as a percentage of taxable wages given
  • SIA has consolidated each year's information into one excel table

Legs & Reg Advisor: September 2011

September 23, 2011

  • Staffing co. settles California wage class action for $450,000
  • Employer of independent contractor liable for injury, not third party
  • PEO owes California Insurance Fund $50 million for fraud
  • New Jersey court rules misclassified workers ineligible for benefits
  • Florida company cannot transfer... More

Current Legal Issues and Regulations in the Contingent Workforce Webinar - August 2011

August 31, 2011

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Get a concise update on the most critical changes that will affect contingent work at the local, state and national level
  • Duration: approximately 1 hour

Legs & Reg Advisor: August 2011

August 24, 2011

  • Temporary Workers File Overtime Suit
  • Teleworkers’ Claims Dismissed From Class Action
  • Newspaper Carriers’ Misclassification Lawsuit Certified as Class Action
  • California Court Approves Dancers’ Misclassification Settlement

Legs & Reg Advisor: July 2011

July 22, 2011

  • Ohio Court Refuses To Dismiss Installers’ Misclassification Action
  • Louisiana Court Rules Technicians’ Employee Status A Jury Question
  • Department of Labor Recovers More Than $200,000 in Unpaid Overtime For Misclassification
  • First Circuit Finds Employees Permitted To Discuss Wages
  • Former... More

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - July 2011

July 12, 2011

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Analysis of temporary employment trends
  • More from the buyers survey
  • Legal, Legislative, news update

‘Look Back’ Could Ease Healthcare Hit

July 6, 2011

  • IRS takes public comment on 'look-back' period for penalties under healthcare reform
  • Proposal is first step, it represents only an idea at this time
  • Could reduce penalties under healthcare reform to be assessed starting in 2014

Legs and Reg Advisor: June 2011

June 17, 2011

  • Nevada enacts employee leasing registration legislation
  • Massachusetts proposes onerous staffing bill
  • Illinois court finds security guards misclassified
  • New York proposes bill of rights for job seekers

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