February 22, 2012


A worksite employer prevails in a workers' compensation ruling involving a contingent worker killed on the job; The Tax bill just passed by congress expands jobless benefits; and Obama increases funding in IC misclassification fight.  

Law: Contingent Worker Can't Sue in Temp Death Case

22 February 2012

The Supreme Court of Texas ruled against the family of a contingent worker who was killed on the job in a case that tested the workers’ compensation “exclusive remedy” rule.

Around the Web: Obama Budgets for Misclassification Fight; Jobless Programs Aided

22 February 2012

President Obama’s 2013 budget gives the Labor Department additional funding to fight IC misclassification; The tax bill passed by Congress last week broadens jobless programs; and the rising number of temporary workers signals a shift in the workplace.

Blog: One-Click Shopping for Contingent Workers

22 February 2012

Filling an open position with the click of a button, with no worries about IC compliance, risks, etc., may sound far-fetched and futuristic, but it will happen sooner than you might think, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in the Contingent Blog.