Recent Updates

Independent contractor’s case against Google dismissed

29 July 2015

A case against Google brought by a former worker in New York claiming misclassification as an independent contractor has been dismissed after both parties reached a private settlement.


Calif. Attorney General commits to IC misclassification fight

29 July 2015

California's justice department has signed an agreement to work with the feds to fight worker misclassification and other illegal labor practices.


Google Express workers from staffing firm request representation

28 July 2015

Workers at the Google Express shopping service employed by Adecco have filed a request for union representation.


The Human Cloud Landscape

22 July 2015

  • Market size estimate by work location, Human Cloud segment, and B2B vs. B2C
  • Largest three providers by 2014 spend are Uber, Didi Kuaidi, and UpWork
  • Overview of Online Staffing Platforms, Crowdsourcing, and Online Work Services

Increasing Capability and Value in Contingent Workforce Programs - July 2015

22 July 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Confronting the three year problem
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

Beware of apples to oranges comparisons when pricing job functions

22 July 2015

Knowing what others pay for contingent talent can be helpful, but there can be valid reasons for differences in your costs. 


CW managers in Asia Pacific get insight on latest trends

22 July 2015

How can contingent workforce managers get a seat at the table and become part of the strategic decision-making process? Some are finding out this week at CWS Summit Singapore.


IC: Feds release interpretation of guidelines

22 July 2015

A new interpretation of how the definition of “employee” guides the determination of employee or contractor status may lead to intensified misclassification enforcement actions.


Kentucky joins feds’ misclassification fight

22 July 2015

Kentucky became the 23rd state to sign a memorandum of understanding with the US Department of Labor to crack down on misclassification of employees as independent contractors.


Temps reveal what they prefer to be called, and it varies by pay.

22 July 2015

In our latest Temporary Worker Survey for North America, we asked temporary workers what they preferred to be called.