October 26, 2011 - Vol. 3.30


This week: How healthcare legislation affects providers of contingent workers and companies that use them; Diversity suppliers can provide extra value.

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.