Recent Updates

Trade union threatens legal action over workers replacing striking staff

23 July 2014

The U.K.’s largest trade union has threatened a hospital with legal action over claims that agency workers are forming their own companies and stepping in for striking workers.

Seeing Double: Even remote contingents can roam your hallways

23 July 2014

Historically, one of the reasons some have been shy about using remote contingent workers is the inability to connect with them visually. Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram discusses how a cool robot can change that in The Contingent Blog.

ACA employer mandate: Courts issue conflicting decisions

23 July 2014

Yesterday, one U.S. court released a decision that, if not reversed or modified, will eliminate individual health insurance subsidies and employer “pay or play” penalties in more than two thirds of the states, writes attorney George Reardon in The Staffing Stream. Later in the day, another... More

Court rules IC status depends on employers' right to control

23 July 2014

The California Supreme Court ruled that an employer’s right to control its workers was relevant in misclassification suits, whether the employer exercised that control or not. Further, the court upheld independent contractor status lawsuits are class certifiable. Read more from JDSupra Business Advisor... More

SIA Webinar: Internationalization of talent

23 July 2014

Having the right talent will mean the difference between success and failure for an organization. This webinar replay covers the challenges that come with the growth of the contingent workforce and what can be done to overcome them. Industry experts share their thoughts and best practices... More

2014 Global Engineering Market Report

22 July 2014

  • Adecco is the market leader by revenue, followed by Brunel International and Skilled Engineering.
  • We provide a Register of Engineering Staffing Suppliers by segment and information about the challenges for the industry including skill shortages.
  • Given the importance of, and interest in, the Oil... More

European Legs & Regs June 2014

21 July 2014

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

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Buyers' International Presence

17 July 2014

  • Buyers plan aggressive international CW program expansion over the next four years
  • Eight percent of companies reported that they will initiate coverage of Asia/Pacific in 2014
  • Not all large companies have expansive global footprints - 60% operate in only one region

UK Monthly Hiring Trends May/Jun 2014

17 July 2014

  • How is the professional recruitment market faring?
  • Compare with the latest trends for on-line jobs.
  • Includes the latest salary trends.

Travelers Haven secures new vendor partnerships; reduces staffing firms’ housing costs — Sponsor Content

16 July 2014

Travelers Haven recently secured new agreements with housing suppliers representing more than 90 locations nationwide.