Recent Updates

Calif. Advances Bill to Increase Buyers’ Liability, Bad for Business

30 April 2014

A proposed California law that would impose joint liability on staffing buyers for such things as wages, employment taxes and workers’ comp was passed by the state’s Assembly Labor and Employment Committee in a 5-2 vote on April 24.

Avoid Workplace Fatalities. Keep Your Temps Safe.

30 April 2014

The number of temporary workers who died from workplace injuries rose in 2012, according to revised numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics last week. Workplace fatalities are a concern for everyone, and staffing buyers are often fined when such incidents occur. 

Program Resistance Costs $, Time and Increases Your Risk

30 April 2014

When managers and/or suppliers fill roles outside of the program — wittingly or not — it can be costlier than just increased bill rates. Maria Khan, a program manager for Hess Corp., explains how in Staffing Industry Review magazine.

SIA Research: Buyers Survey Initial Insights

30 April 2014

Each year, Staffing Industry Analysts surveys large companies (those with 1,000 or more global employees) about their contingent workforce usage and plans. As the analysis of the responses from the 174 companies in this year’s survey continues, our analysts have published their initial insights, available... More

Rest of World Staffing Industry Share Index

29 April 2014

  • See how the Rest of World Staffing Industry Share Index is doing.
  • Compare it with the US Index and the Nikkei 225 Index.
  • Find out which companies performed best and worst. 

Rest of the World Legs & Regs Advisor March 2014

28 April 2014

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris network
  • We have covered a variety of judicial developments, including labour reforms and court rulings
  • Data has been gathered from across the Rest of the World

By the Numbers: Mergers & Acquisitions

25 April 2014

  • Who advised staffing firms on their acquisitions?
  • How satisfied are staffing firms on the performance of the acquired company?
  • Noteworthy acquisitions in 2013 and Q1 2014.

The Buzz: On the Spot

25 April 2014

An online platform allows business to get tasks completed in specific locations.

The Other Side: Teach Them Well

25 April 2014

Temping can be more than a stop-gap measure.

Power Seller: Dropping the Ball

25 April 2014

Are you multitasking your way to ineffectiveness?