May 4, 2011 - Vol. 3.11


We focus on how to translate the savings and efficiencies gained from managing temps to SOW consultants. What managers need to watch out for when dealing with SOWs. Plus a manager from ADP talks about the evolution of CW programs; Why staffing agencies are being sued in Germany. All this and more in this issue of CWS 30.

Feature: Managing SOW consultants

4 May 2011

There are key differences between engaging temps and consultants. The differentiating factor lies in the management of the work product and daily direction. Is the company or the supplier assuming the risk for properly completing the work product? In an SOW arrangement, the supplier delivers services... More

Benchmarks: Are SOW Consultants Incorporated Into Your CW Program?

4 May 2011

In our 2010 Contingent Buyer Survey, we asked respondents whether or not SOW (statement of work) consultants are incorporated into their contingent workforce program. More than one-third of respondents noted that such incorporation is in place today.

Legal Eagle: Access to the Worksite

4 May 2011

Contract workers have gained a new type of worksite access following a March ruling by the National Labor Relations Board. As a result, companies should review their rules and policies regarding conduct on the property and access to the site by off-duty employees, non-employees and their contractor's... More

In the Spotlight: People Are Not Commodities

4 May 2011

This issue of CWS30 features Sanjay Shah, senior director of workforce management at Automatic Data Processing Inc., a $26 billion provider of business outsourcing solutions including HR, payroll, tax and benefits administration. Headquartered in Roseland, N.J., the company has a $100 million plus contingent... More

Behind the News: Staffing Agencies Are Being Sued in Germany

4 May 2011

Temporary workers are taking staffing agencies to court in Germany, following a December 2010 ruling of Germany's highest labor court (BAG) that rendered null and void the collective bargaining agreements signed by staffing agencies with the Christian Unions (CGZP).