Recent Updates

Firm Pays $176,204 to 17 Misclassified ICs

19 June 2013

Another company finds itself paying back wages to workers who were misclassified as independent contractors.


Master Supplier Is the Comeback Kid

19 June 2013

“Rest in peace” was the requiem earmarked for the master supplier model, having been dismissed by many industry veterans. But it has come back with a bang, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog.


Walmart Hires Just Temps

19 June 2013

Many Walmart stores are hiring only temporary workers, the first time the retail giant has done so outside of the holiday shopping season, according to a report from Reuters.


MSP Debate: The Customer Is Always Right

19 June 2013

Sherry Weier, corporate vice president, strategic accounts, and executive consultant at AMN Healthcare, joins the fray in discussing managed service programs on The Staffing Stream, saying the customer is always right.


Contingent Workforce: What the Future May Hold for Europe

19 June 2013

At our CWS Summit in Germany last month, attendees shared their thoughts on the future of the contingent workforce in Europe.


Rest of the World Legs & Regs Advisor May 2013

17 June 2013

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris netowrk
  • We have covered a variety of judicial developments, including labour reforms and court rulings
  • Data has been gathered from across the Rest of the World

IT worker confidence slips; still 46% likely to seek new jobs

12 June 2013

Overall confidence among U.S. technology workers fell in the first quarter, according to Randstad Technologies’ IT employee confidence index, which fell to a reading of 48.6 in the first quarter from 55.8 in the fourth quarter.


IT jobs rise by 5% over year

12 June 2013

The number of U.S. information technology jobs rose by more than 5.4 percent over the last 12 months ending in May, according to the TechServe Alliance’s IT employment index.


Pulse shows ‘very widespread improvement’ for IT staffing

12 June 2013

Information technology staffing firms reported very widespread improvement in month-over-month revenue trends for the third straight month in April, according to the most recent Pulse Survey report by Staffing Industry Analysts.


US has higher percentage of MSP spend on IT

12 June 2013

Managed service providers in the U.S. handle a greater percentage of information technology spend than MSPs outside the U.S., according to the 2013 VMS and MSP Supplier Competitive Landscape report released by Staffing Industry Analysts.