Recent Updates

Company Prevails in Independent Contractor Overtime Lawsuit

30 January 2013

The Tenth Circuit ruled late last month that a security guard/janitor was in fact an independent contractor and not an employee, and therefore could not proceed with his Fair Labor Standards Act unpaid overtime claims.


The Rise of the Integrated Workforce

30 January 2013

Tom Tisdale, senior vice president of sales at Peoplefluent, makes a case for companies to have an integrated labor pool on The Staffing Stream. Read more here.


Senators Craft Bill to Raise H1-B Limits

30 January 2013

Four senators, led by Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), have drafted a bill that would greatly increase the number of H-1B temporary visas granted each year, and would free up green cards so more of those immigrants could settle in the United States and eventually become citizens, The New York Times ... More


SIA Research: CWS Council Q&A

30 January 2013

What were the burning topics on the minds of CWS Council members in 2012? This report, available to CWS Council members, is a collection of archived questions and answers from our online discussion group. 


2013 MSP Negotiation Template

28 January 2013

  • Template for negotiating contract with MSP
  • Fees, contract term, invoicing and other items addressed in this template

India Market Snapshot

28 January 2013

  • One page overview of the marketplace
  • Data on the Economy and Business Environment
  • and on the Staffing Industry

2012 CWS Council Topics, Questions and Answers

27 January 2013

  • Several companies state their reason for holding MSP accountable for total cycle time
  • Answers provided for various struggles with regulation in India
  • Outline of various factors that affect cost of ongoing VMS support
  • Many other topics discussed

China Market Snapshot

23 January 2013

  • One page overview of the marketplace
  • Data on the Economy and Business Environment
  • and on the Staffing Industry

Selecting the Right Consultant

23 January 2013

A program manager shares some thoughts on contingent workforce consultants who make it clear they have no hands-on experience to back them up.


DOL Misclassification Study in Works

23 January 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor announced earlier this month in the Federal Register that it is seeking comments on an upcoming study on misclassification of workers as independent contractors.