October 19, 2011 - Vol. 3.29


This week: California targets companies that "wilfully" misclassify workers as IC; the EU pushes women for boards; CW management grows up.

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.

News: Stock Performance Hints at Recession

19 October 2011

The worsening economic outlook continues to put downward pressure on the stocks of staffing suppliers.