Recent Updates

Global: Contingent Staffing Regulations

15 February 2012

The legal environment for contingent labor is like the “Wild West” in some parts of the world. The UN’s International Labour Organisation has laid the groundwork to pave the way for CW usage globally.


News: Cloud Hiring Takes Off

15 February 2012

Earlier this month, eLance, an online platform that connects independent contractors and companies, announced it had secured funding to expand, which is a sign the business model has taken off. 


SIA Tools: Know Your Lingo to Hire Right

15 February 2012

If you want to get ahead in hiring the best candidate, you need to know the terms to use in your target country. Knowledge is power. Does your company have a handle on the most basic terms and lingo to address contingent work throughout Europe? Start here.


Around the Web: IC Misclassification; H2-B Visa Rule

15 February 2012

California joins the IRS in its efforts to reduce IC misclassification, while the DOL issued a final rule regarding its H2-B foreign labor visa program.


Establishing and Managing Your Contingent Workforce Program Office

13 February 2012

  • Panel discussion of various approaches to running a CW program office
  • See how other companies optimize quality, cost, efficiency, and risk
  • Learn what has worked and what hasn't from experienced CW program managers

An Overview of the Indonesian Labour Market

13 February 2012

  • Reviews the largest national economy and one of the fastest growing economies in Southeast Asia.
  • Examines the economy and labour market
  • Discusses the shortage of skilled labour

Contingent Market Complexity: International Comparison

8 February 2012

  • Assesses contingent markets across five Continents
  • Shows which are markets are the least complex contingent markets and the easiest in which employers can develop a contingent workforce
  • Looks which are the most difficult.

Contingent Market Complexity: International Comparison

8 February 2012

  • Assesses contingent markets across five Continents
  • Shows which are markets are the least complex contingent markets and the easiest in which employers can develop a contingent workforce
  • Looks which are the most difficult.

News: Judge Rules Firms Can’t Fire Contract Workers

8 February 2012

A federal judge ruled workers who are suing a California warehouse cannot be fired.


Europe: Stricter Personal Data Protections Proposed

8 February 2012

Coming on the heels of high-profile persona data breaches, proposed regulations will add significant burdens to companies doing business in Europe.