Legal, Legislative & Regulatory

Introduction to the Contingent Workforce in the Middle East

17 April 2013

  • Exclusive insights on the staffing industry in the region.
  • Webinar replay on demand.
  • Approx. 1 hour.

A Look at the Chinese Temporary Workforce Environment

11 April 2013

  • Overview of the Chinese legal landscape
  • Significance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs

Understanding Contingent Workforce Risk and Developing a Global Risk Assessment Framework

21 March 2013

  • Hear from leading legal experts
  • Replay the webinar on demand
  • Approx. 1 hour

Global Prohibitions on Fixed Term Contracts

21 February 2013

  • Data from the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.
  • Useful list of where fixed-term contracts are prohibited for permanent tasks.
  • Information for 195 countries and formatted it by region.

Firm to Pay $1.3 Million in IC Misclassification

20 February 2013

A Pennsylvania company was ordered to pay $1.3 million in back wages to 14,568 current and former employees the U.S. Department of Labor determined were misclassified as independent contractors.


Australian Market Snapshot

19 February 2013

  • One page overview of the marketplace
  • Data on the Economy and Business Environment
  • and on the Staffing Industry

A brief look at Myanmar

14 February 2013

  • This briefing provides a brief overview of the Burmese market.
  • With information on the economy, the labour market and the law 
  • Plus links to other resources

Senators Craft Bill to Raise H1-B Limits

30 January 2013

Four senators, led by Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), have drafted a bill that would greatly increase the number of H-1B temporary visas granted each year, and would free up green cards so more of those immigrants could settle in the United States and eventually become citizens, The New York Times ... More


India Market Snapshot

28 January 2013

  • One page overview of the marketplace
  • Data on the Economy and Business Environment
  • and on the Staffing Industry

2012 CWS Council Topics, Questions and Answers

27 January 2013

  • Several companies state their reason for holding MSP accountable for total cycle time
  • Answers provided for various struggles with regulation in India
  • Outline of various factors that affect cost of ongoing VMS support
  • Many other topics discussed