Recent Updates

Canadian Bank Under Fire for Temp Usage

10 April 2013

Canada’s largest bank is under federal investigation after former employees allege they were replaced by temporary foreign workers, CBC News reports.

Who Is Least Engaged and Why?

10 April 2013

Your least engaged workers may not be whom you think, writes John Baldoni on the HBR Blog Network. Meanwhile, David Dye, owner and president of Trailblazer, writes about the primary management decision that affects employee engagement.

WE Legs & Regs March 2013

8 April 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.

Incorporating SOW Outside the US

3 April 2013

A recent poll of CWS Council members indicated programs outside the U.S. aren't pushing to incorporate statement-of-work consultants.

Firm to Pay in IC Case Despite Contract

3 April 2013

A California trucking company must pay $107,802 in a case that shows some states continue to target IC misclassification and agreements with workers may not be enough to shield buyers from litigation.

Best to Work For Can Be Best Suppliers

3 April 2013

Most companies would like to be known as a Best Place to Work For, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. But have you thought about how you can benefit if your supplier is one?

Sending Workers Across the Pond

3 April 2013

In today’s global marketplace, employees are often sent from one country to another on temporary projects or assignments. You and your staffing firms need to be aware of the varying legal issues when sending workers to or within Europe. Read more in Benefit of CounselStaffing Industry Review... More

Illinois: Use Licensed Labor Agencies or Face Fines

3 April 2013

Companies contracting with day and temporary labor agencies for their staffing needs in Illinois must verify the suppliers are licensed by the state.

Maximizing Contingents With Effective Onboarding

3 April 2013

Effective, automated onboarding of contingent workers enables companies to create a consistent and streamlined approach that encourages accountability by defining metrics which are aligned with existing departmental goals, writes Susan Vitale, CMO at iCIMS. 

Change Management Is Key

3 April 2013

Any initiative requires strong leadership, but change management is even more important, write Gregory Shea and Cassie Solomon on the HBR Blog Network.