March 19, 2014


How to overcome resistance to program changes; Worker parity and co-employment risks.

Change Management: What’s in it for You

19 March 2014

You may have thought developing and then obtaining an approval to implement a change to your CW program was hard work. But running an RFP, educating and rallying stakeholders, doing your research and due diligence is nothing compared with the work that is required to manage this change in your organization.... More

Contingent Worker Parity and Co-employment Risks

19 March 2014

Governments around the world have been enacting laws to achieve pay and benefits parity between contingent workers and employees, raising co-employment concerns among HR and CW management professionals.

Buyer Faces $185,700 in OSHA Fines

19 March 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited a contingent workforce buyer, its staffing provider and another company for serious safety and health violations, assessing ranging from $20,160 to more than $180,000.

Background Check Firms Sign Deal With New York State

19 March 2014

Four background check companies signed agreements in New York State to avoid illegal hiring practices, the New York State Attorney General’s Office announced last week. The background check firms are HireRight Inc., First Advantage, General Information Services Inc. and Sterling Infosystems.

How to Manage a Diverse Workforce

19 March 2014

Some workers want a job, others a career. Contingent or traditional, their mindset will affect how they can be managed most effectively. Sandy Mazur, division president of license and franchise at Spherion Corp., explains in The Staffing Stream.

SIA Research: Summary of the Final ACA Regulations

19 March 2014

This report provides an overview of the final regulations concerning the ACA employer shared responsibility requirements, commonly referred to as the employer mandate or “play-or-pay.”