Legal, Legislative & Regulatory

Global Prohibitions on Fixed Term Contracts

21 February 2013

  • Data from the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.
  • Useful list of where fixed-term contracts are prohibited for permanent tasks.
  • Information for 195 countries and formatted by region.

Firm to Pay $1.3 Million in IC Misclassification

20 February 2013

A Pennsylvania company was ordered to pay $1.3 million in back wages to 14,568 current and former employees the U.S. Department of Labor determined were misclassified as independent contractors.


A brief look at Myanmar

14 February 2013

  • This briefing provides a brief overview of the Burmese market.
  • With information on the economy, the labour market and the law 
  • Plus links to other resources

Irish Market Snapshot

8 February 2013

  • One page overview of the marketplace
  • Data on the Economy and Business Environment
  • and on the Staffing Industry

Portuguese Market Snapshot

7 February 2013

  • One page overview of the marketplace
  • Data on the Economy and Business Environment
  • and on the Staffing Industry

WE Legs & Regs Advisor – January 2013

4 February 2013

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris Global Network.
  • We have covered a variety of judiciary developments, including labour reforms and court rulings.
  • Data has been gathered from across Europe.

Swiss Market Snapshot

1 February 2013

  • One page overview of the marketplace
  • Data on the Economy and Business Environment
  • and on the Staffing Industry

Senators Craft Bill to Raise H1-B Limits

30 January 2013

Four senators, led by Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), have drafted a bill that would greatly increase the number of H-1B temporary visas granted each year, and would free up green cards so more of those immigrants could settle in the United States and eventually become citizens, The New York Times ... More


2012 CWS Council Topics, Questions and Answers

27 January 2013

  • Several companies state their reason for holding MSP accountable for total cycle time
  • Answers provided for various struggles with regulation in India
  • Outline of various factors that affect cost of ongoing VMS support
  • Many other topics discussed

Webinar - Introduction to the Contingent Workforce in Asia

23 January 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Covering major Asian markets as well as emerging markets
  • Duration: approximately 1h