November 9, 2011 - Vol. 3.32


This week: An employment attorney discusses legal pitfalls related to outsourcing or offshoring work; Workers in Massachusetts urge lawmakers to change IC law.

Employment Law: Outsourcing and Offshoring

9 November 2011

Outsourcing and offshoring work are important ways for businesses to increase efficiency and reduce costs. Using such models does not remove the need for companies to adhere to U.S. and state laws, however. 

Deal Watch: New and renewed HCM deals

9 November 2011

Beginning with this issue, CWS 30 will periodically list some of the current human capital deals as well as a renewal of existing contracts in order to help CW managers map the staffing landscape. Signing or renewing contracts in this issue: The Boeing Company, BAE Systems Inc., the New Jersey School... More

Best of the Web: Massachusetts Workers Urge Change in IC Law

9 November 2011

Self-employed workers told Massachusetts lawmakers last week that the state’s independent contractor law, enacted in 2004, prevents them from getting work in an already tough economy and urged them to change the law, the Boston Herald reported.

Blog: The Dangers of Pricing Pressures

9 November 2011

The recent downgrade of Koosharem Corp., which does business as Select Staffing, is something of a wake-up call to staffing providers and those who use them. While some contend it’s the company’s own fault for its unsustainable pricing, Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram offers a word of caution... More