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Letter From the Editor

1 February 2013

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News Report ROW January 2013

31 January 2013

  • This news report offers a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets.
  • Find the latest news from Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and the Americas. 
  • Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and... More

Setting the Right Workforce Mix

30 January 2013

Guest author Christopher Minnick explains what steps companies should take to determine the right workforce mix for their organizations.


Online Staffing on the Global Stage

30 January 2013

Online staffing platforms continue to gain traction as a source for contingent workers not just for companies based in the United States, but for those around the world as well.  


Apple Suppliers Reimburse Foreign Contingents’ Excess Recruiting Fees

30 January 2013

Apple Inc. required suppliers to reimburse $6.4 million in excess recruiter fees to contract workers at foreign operations in 2012. The computer maker also turned in a labor agency in China that had knowingly supplied underage workers to a factory.


Healthcare Reform Could Hold Unseen Peril

30 January 2013

Does it matter who directs contingent workers when it comes to the Affordable Care Act? It might, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. Read more here


Company Prevails in Independent Contractor Overtime Lawsuit

30 January 2013

The Tenth Circuit ruled late last month that a security guard/janitor was in fact an independent contractor and not an employee, and therefore could not proceed with his Fair Labor Standards Act unpaid overtime claims.


The Rise of the Integrated Workforce

30 January 2013

Tom Tisdale, senior vice president of sales at Peoplefluent, makes a case for companies to have an integrated labor pool on The Staffing Stream. Read more here.


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


SIA Research: CWS Council Q&A

30 January 2013

What were the burning topics on the minds of CWS Council members in 2012? This report, available to CWS Council members, is a collection of archived questions and answers from our online discussion group.