Recent Updates

Shared Co-Employment Burdens

8 May 2013

Attorney Janette Levey Frisch explores six areas where contingent workforce buyers and staffing firms can trip up with regard to co-employment in Staffing Industry Review magazine.


Canada: PM Defends Changes to Foreign Worker Program

8 May 2013

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said the government has been acting on problems with the temporary foreign worker program for more than a year, in response to accusations the government was hiding information and denying that it wasn't working properly, CBC News reports. Canadian... More


SIA Webinar: Creative CW Management Strategies

8 May 2013

Program managers from innovative companies share their cutting-edge contingent workforce management strategies in this webinar replay. 


How to Handle Early End-of-Assignment Requests

1 May 2013

When a manager asks asks for an early termination of a contingent worker’s assignment due to performance issues, try taking extra steps to see if the assignment and relationship can be salvaged. 


OSHA Toughens Temp Safety Stance in Wake of Deaths

1 May 2013

An initiative to help protect temporary workers from workplace hazards was announced Monday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration following reports of temporary workers suffering fatal injuries.


Going Global? There’s a Report for That

1 May 2013

Here are a few tools that you might find helpful as you start or continue on your global journey.


Canada Sharpens Temporary Foreign Worker Rules

1 May 2013

The Canadian government rolled out reforms to its Temporary Foreign Worker program on Monday, although the changes have been criticized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.


Blogging for Business: Join The Stream

1 May 2013

Companies that blog reap the benefits in terms of business and leads, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. See how contributing to The Staffing Stream can help you get ahead.


Contractor to Pay $20,000 in IC Misclassification

1 May 2013

A Raleigh, N.C., contractor must pay more than $20,000 in back wages to four employees who were found misclassified as independent contractors, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division reported. 


The Key to MSP Success: Organizational Readiness

1 May 2013

Dani McDonald, director of solution sales for CDI Corp.’s Professional Services Staffing business, shares some best practices to help you determine if you are ready for a managed service program in The Staffing Stream.