Recent Updates

European Legs & Regs Advisor July 2013

30 August 2013

  • 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

ACS to acquire Analysts International in $35 million deal

28 August 2013

American CyberSystems Inc. struck a deal to acquire fellow information technology staffing provider Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY) for approximately $35.0 million. The deal calls for ACS to acquire all outstanding shares of Analysts International for $6.45 a share.

TEKsystems is largest IT staffing firm, but On Assignment moves up

28 August 2013

While TEKsystems continued its 13-year reign at the top of the Largest IT Staffing Firms in the U.S. list, On Assignment captured the second position, boosted by its acquisition of Apex Systems. 

Global Staffing Industry Size 2012

28 August 2013

Key Findings include:

The size of the global staffing market.

A breakdown of the 40 of the most important countries

Estimates of the size of temporary and permanent services.

What Is a System of Record?

28 August 2013

When you are implementing a VMS tool, you will invariably need to build integrations with other systems, and will need to be clear about what the system of record is for your data points. But what is a system of record?

Contingents’ Data Access Is Concern in Marijuana Audit

28 August 2013

Contingent workers’ access to confidential information has become a concern after an audit released earlier this summer of the Colorado Department of Public Health that covered, in part, temps’ access to medical marijuana registries.

Claims Prompt $665,000 in Sanctions for IC Case

28 August 2013

A complaint along with claims of misclassification as independent contractors prompted the California Labor Commissioner to ultimately deliver $664,764 in sanctions to a Sacramento, Calif., landscaping business, the California Department of Industrial Relations reported.

Making the Business Case

28 August 2013

Preparing for change and convincing management of its need requires certain processes. Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram discusses how she manages this process in The Contingent Blog. She will be moderating a panel at the CWS Summit on this topic as well.

Myths That Can Lead to Worker Misclassification

28 August 2013

Six myths regarding independent contractor classification may give employers an unwarranted sense of security — and can have costly consequences, writes Jim Buttonow in the CPA Insider.

CW Programs and Disaster Preparedness

28 August 2013

Efficient companies today enact business continuity and disaster recovery plans as an essential part of their operational planning, writes Debra Bergevine, VP of marketing at DCR Workforce, in The Staffing Stream. Most have periodic evacuation drills. However, how many of these companies explicitly... More