Recent Updates

Amazon and staffing firm sued over background checks

15 April 2015

A man claiming he was rejected for a temporary job at Amazon based on false results of a background check has sued the company and its staffing provider.  

Jury still out on Affordable Care Act's effect on costs

15 April 2015

Now that the US employer mandate to offer health insurance has taken effect, staffing firms and buyers of staffing services alike are assessing the effects. Have your costs increased?

SIA Conference: SOW and RPO – are yours up to date?

15 April 2015

Integrated programs drive savings. The CWS Summit Asia Pacific provides a road map to drive program success. Join in, July 22-23 in Singapore. 

DOL to beef up enforcement staff

14 April 2015

The US Department of Labor's budget includes more than $31 million for additional staff to combat wage and hour and independent contractor classification compliance.

Court grants bakery workers class status in IC case

14 April 2015

A court granted “class” standing to group of 200 workers who claim they were misclassified as independent contractors in a lawsuit against Flowers Foods Inc., the second-largest US bakery, Mainebiz reports.

More buyers ban recruitment fees for workers

14 April 2015

An association of global electronics companies voted to prohibit recruiters or employers from charging recruitment fees to workers in a step to improve human rights for workers. 

Tighter Rules on Temporary Agency Work in Slovakia

13 April 2015

  • Our Staffing Law Updates provide you with information and advice on legal and regulatory changes impacting the world of contingent work

Sourcing should be mobile friendly — Promoted

8 April 2015

By bridging the mobile divide, you’ll stand out from the crowd and show candidates you are willing to engage with them when and where they prefer to converse.

US reaches cap on H-1B visas for highly skilled foreign temporary workers

8 April 2015

The cap for H-1B visas for highly skilled temporary foreign workers for the upcoming federal fiscal year was again reached within a week.

IT staffing providers among the best staffing firms to work for

8 April 2015

Several IT staffing firms ranked in this year’s Best Staffing Firms to Work For competition.