Recent Updates

News: Healthcare Reform: Penalties Could Increase Contingents’ Costs

26 October 2011

Penalties under the federal healthcare reform could increase costs for staffing firms and raise prices for contingent workers starting in 2014.

Heard on the Street: Looking for Diversity

26 October 2011

Diversity suppliers add value to the supply chain, and it’s not just about social awareness, but meeting financial goals, says an industry insider.

Global: Temporary Staffing Creates More Efficient Labor Markets

26 October 2011

The use of contingent workers contributes to social and economic progress and better-functioning labor markets, according to a report released last week by Ciett.

Legal Eagle: Staffing Firm Settles Interview Time Pay Suit

26 October 2011

A staffing provider settled a California lawsuit that sought pay for time contingents spent interviewing with the firm’s clients. Other staffing providers face similar lawsuits.

WE Legs & Regs Advisor – October 2011

25 October 2011

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris Global Network
  • Information this month from Belgium and Italy

Q2 Financial Results For European Listed Staffing Firms 2011

24 October 2011

  • Turnover up 15.4% from Q2 2010/2011
  • Net Income up 44.7%
  • Gross Profits flat

Power Seller

19 October 2011

Measure Your Deal Potential: How opportunity scorecards help you close the deal

Legal Eagle: California Targets “Wilful” IC Misclassification

19 October 2011

A new California law prohibits companies from wilfully misclassifying individuals as independent contractors and penalizes companies that do so.

Global: Gender Equality in the Board Room

19 October 2011

One of the hottest management topics in Europe this year has been the scarcity of women on European companies’ boards of management. The EU aims to do something about that.

Blog: CW Managers Come of Age

19 October 2011

Contingent workforce management has come a long way from the days when it was an emerging field. The pioneers of yesteryears are today’s managers on the cutting edge of the workforce of the future, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in the Contingent Blog.