Recent Updates

Staffing Buyer Pays $96,335 in Back Wages

9 January 2013

A printing company that used two different staffing firms and timeclocks for its workers pays more than $100,000 in overtime back wages and penalties.


Why 2013 Is the Year of the Freelancer

9 January 2013

This will be the year of the freelancer, proclaims Darrell Jones, editor-in-chief of Elance. Read why in The Staffing Stream.


Judge Allows Adding Walmart to Contingents’ Lawsuit

9 January 2013

A federal judge has tentatively ruled that Walmart can be added to a lawsuit brought by contingents who work at a warehouse that operates strictly for the retail giant, Marketplace Business reports. The eventual outcome could have broader implications for all retailers that use third-party logistics facilities... More


Company Blames Temp for Fatal Burns

9 January 2013

A household and grooming products manufacturer cited by OSHA for 14 alleged violations after a contingent worker suffered fatal burns blames the worker for his death, Chicago Public Media's WBEZ reports.


German Market Snapshot

8 January 2013

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

News Report December 2012

7 January 2013

Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets in Europe and around the world. Browse news by country or region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data – just click on the links below.... More


2012 Staffing Company Survey - Europe

2 January 2013

  • The following report is a summary of findings from the 2012 Staffing Company Survey.
  • Findings include a wide variety of best practices, benchmark data and industry trends
  • Download the full report: 34 pages of insights.

IT Staffing Market in Europe 2012

28 December 2012

  • Adecco leads the market, followed by ManpowerGroup and Randstad.
  • The largest national markets are the UK, Germany and the Netherlands.
  • Other markets offer promising growth prospects: the Scandinavian countries, Poland and the Czech Republic.

WE Legs & Regs Advisor – November / December 2012

19 December 2012

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

Changes to Watch for in 2013

19 December 2012

What will the New Year bring? Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram points out eight changes to expect next year in The Contingent Blog.