Recent Updates

UK Politician Accuses Staffing Firms of Profiteering

29 January 2014

Six employment agencies, including global giant Randstad, have been accused by a U.K. Labour Party politician of knowingly and willingly mis-selling personal accident insurance to workers who were not eligible for coverage.


$10 Million Judgment in IC Misclassification Suit

29 January 2014

A San Diego County Superior Court judge ruled that the San Diego Union Tribune had misclassified its newspaper carriers as independent contractors in a nearly $10 million judgment.


Buyer Cited in Death of Temp

29 January 2014

OSHA has cited an Illinois concrete manufacturer in the death of a temp last summer. The company, which faces more than $300,000 in fines, plans to fight the citations.


Flourishing Outside the VMS/MSP Circle

29 January 2014

Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram discusses strategies for suppliers that want to move away from vendor management systems and managed service programs, and what this means for buyers. 


A New Approach to Supplier Management

29 January 2014

Many companies have realized that simply dictating their supplier performance requirements is no longer enough. Instead, it is time to approach supplier performance management as a two-way street, writes Mary Kristynik, VP of supplier strategy for RandstadSourceright, in The Staffing Stream.


SIA Research: Non-Traditional Contract Clauses

29 January 2014

Whether you are tasked with drafting a new staffing supplier contract or are reviewing existing ones, this report, available to CWS Council members, is a compilation of non-traditional contract clauses addressing topics such as service-level termination event, renegotiation and contract... More


South Korean Data Sources

27 January 2014

A list of data sources for South Korea including:

  • Academic resources, applicable government departments
  • Laws and regulations, contingent workforce market data
  • Trade associations and other organisations

Staffing Stream: Marketing secrets of successful staffing firms

22 January 2014

This year it will be more important than ever to ensure your customers and candidates can find you online and that your brand resonates with them, writes Jason Lander in a new post in The Staffing Stream.


What does 2014 hold in store for healthcare staffing?

22 January 2014

2013 was not exactly a banner year for healthcare staffing in the U.S. with a multitude of factors combining to constrain demand; what does 2014 hold in store?


GE to buy staffing software provider

22 January 2014

API Healthcare, a healthcare industry workforce management software and analytics provider, is being acquired by GE. API provides front-office software for healthcare staffing firms.