March 15, 2011 - Vol. 3.7

Column Corner: Labyrinth of Laws

March 16, 2011

Businesses engaging contingent talent must navigate a maze of federal and state employment laws. Compliance with rules regarding administration of benefits plans, immigration, wage and hour practices, and independent contractor arrangements can be daunting. This article discusses selected topics in each... More

Heard on the Street: Government Re-doubling Efforts To Combat Misclassification

March 16, 2011

“We are seeing the government re-doubling their efforts to combat misclassification. It’s no longer a catch-me-if-you-can approach with regards to misclassified contractors.”

-- Maria Goyer, VP of business solutions at Populus Group, a diverse talent management company offering compliance, payrolling,... More

Behind the News: Talent Mangement is Key

March 16, 2011

Hiring is going to pick up. Confidence among U.S. employers is growing, according to the new second-quarter employment outlook survey of 18,000 U.S. employers released last week by Manpower Inc.

So what does this mean for users of contingent labor? Companies need to focus on strategic workforce planning.... More

Because You Asked: TUPE Laws

March 16, 2011

 I understand that there are special regulations to consider when outsourcing existing operations in Europe. What are they and what do I need to do to comply?

--Enquiring in Edinburgh, Scotland

Keys to Success: 2011 CWS Summit Amsterdam 20-21 June

March 16, 2011

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