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Future Workforce: Next Generation Workforce Management - August 2015

26 August 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Leverage new techniques to help identify, engage and retain talent
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

Continuing to realize value from your MSP

26 August 2015

In this first part of a three-part series, we examine some common MSP program challenges, potential solutions and ways to increase the overall value of a contingent workforce program.

NLRB could expand joint employer definition in current case

26 August 2015

A ruling due any day now from the National Labor Relations Board could redefine some staffing client companies as joint employers under the National Labor Relations Act. 

How much of your spend is through SOW contracts?

26 August 2015

In our 2015 Contingent Buyers Survey for North America, we asked respondents for the percent of contingent workforce spend that was project/SOW-based. 

The argument for an in-between worker classification

25 August 2015

Trying to fit today’s marketplace businesses into one of only two discrete categories is out of touch with reality and could lead to the disappearance of more efficient, intermediate business models, asserts Andrei Hagiu, an associate professor in the strategy group at Harvard Business... More

Global Buyers Survey: Hardest-to-recruit Skills

24 August 2015

  • IT staffing buyers most often mentioned data/data scientist roles as difficult to recruit
  • Engineering buyers named aerospace engineers most frequently
  • Industrial buyers mentioned truck drivers most often

The co-employment conundrum: It’s in the control

19 August 2015

Courts and regulators have a hand in what constitutes co-employment, not legislators. Here's what you need to know.

DOL announces $5 million misclassification judgment and more

19 August 2015

One company settled a misclassification case with the DOL for $5 million, while the agency is pursuing another for $3 million.

OSHA fines buyer; sets temp safety committee meeting schedule

19 August 2015

A pipe insulator and its staffing provider have been cited by OSHA for exposing workers to amputation and other risks. Separately, OSHA announced monthly meetings of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health's Temporary Workers Work Group.

Alaska becomes 25th state to join feds’ IC misclassification program

19 August 2015

Alaska signed a three-year memorandum of understanding with the US Department of Labor to crack down on the misclassification of employees as independent contractors.