Recent Updates

Temps Cited in Fed Suit Against Bank

17 October 2012

A U.S. Attorney’s Office lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank N.A. over mortgage practices claims the bank did not properly train temporary workers, among other issues.


China Tightens Labor Contract Law

17 October 2012

In the final article addressing the changing contingent workforce landscape in Asia, we discuss China's efforts to require that all temporary workers should enjoy pay equal to their permanent counterparts.


‘Online Staffing’ for ‘Onsite’ Workers

17 October 2012

There has been no shortage of innovation in the contingent workforce space. Case-in-point: Work Market, a two-year-old company that has been grabbing the attention of buyers with its offering.


Blog: Implementing a Successful Contingent Workforce Strategy

17 October 2012

Implementing a successful contingent workforce strategy is not for the faint of heart, writes Peter Carvalho, president of Agile•1, in The Staffing Stream. Read more here


Using Criminal Records to Hire, Fire Workers

17 October 2012

If your staffing suppliers conduct criminal and credit background checks on your candidates, they need to be compliant with the law. This article in Staffing Industry Review addresses these laws.


Government Contractor Slapped with Misclassification Class Action

17 October 2012

Earlier this month, a class action lawsuit was filed against MHN Government Services and its parent, Managed Health Network (MHN), claiming that the government contractor misclassified more than 1,200 employees as independent contractors, write Richard Reibstein, Lisa... More


2012 Contingent Buyers Survey: Average Contingent Worker Assignment Length

16 October 2012

  • See what the average length of an assignment is.
  • How this compares to North America
  • Understand what the 25th and 75th percentiles are 

2012 Contingent Buyers Survey: Buyer Plans for the Next Two Years

11 October 2012

  • See whether buyers predict their workforce will grow
  • What the average contingent share of workforce will be
  • Which areas of the workforce will expand or decline

A look at the UK Temporary Workforce Environment

10 October 2012

  • Overview of the UK legal landscape
  • Significance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs

You Say Po-Tay-Toe, I say Po-Tah-Toe

10 October 2012

Is it best to outsource your contingent workforce managed service program or keep it inhouse? Last week, Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram shared the disadvantages of each model. This week, she shares the advantages in The Contingent Blog.