Legal, Legislative & Regulatory

Legs & Reg Advisor - Oct. 22, 2009

October 22, 2009

Second edition of new monthly report: "Legs & Reg Advisor"
Court allows contractors to proceed with discrimination case
Maryland imposes penalties on misclassification
Wisconsin Federal Court allows disability claim against staffing firm to proceed
Proposal would make New York City firms provide paid... More

Legs & Reg Advisor - Sept. 29, 2009

September 29, 2009

New monthly report: "Legs & Reg Advisor"
Covers legislation, case law and regulation pertaining to contingent labor
Exclusive for North American Corporate Members and CWS Council
Product of new alliance with employment law firm Littler Mendelson ( 
First edition reports six critical... More

Healthcare reform's effect on staffing

August 4, 2009

Vote on any final bill won't come until after August recess
Proration of fees is one concern for staffing
Minimum period of engagement also suggested

Japanese labor market deregulation and the rise of temporary staffing

July 23, 2009

University of Manchester research series, Working Paper 11
Labor market deregulation and the evolution of employment in Japan
List of major staffing firms in Japan
Market size, growth and characteristics

BRIEFING -- Healthcare reform bills call for employer fees

July 17, 2009

House introduce reform bill; Senate committee passes another bill
Employers that don't offer health coverage would pay
Legislation likely to change before final versions become law

Vendors to Chimes get demand letters

June 8, 2009

Up to 1,000 staffing firms get demand letters
Companies may have to return VMS payments
Trustee's goal is to settle

Employment Law: Conducting Background Checks?Contingent Workforce Strategies May/June 2009

May 21, 2009

Be sure to comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act

FedEx Home Delivery v. National Labor Relations Board

April 24, 2009

Appeals court takes "evolutionary" approach to worker classification
Decisive factor: Court said workers had entrepreneurial opportunities
Among other things, judges cite independent contractors' use of MSP to source temps

Overview of worker classification issues

April 22, 2009

Statutory employees or independent contractors?
How policymakers see it:  a brief prepared by Joint Committee on Taxation
Implications for enterprise compliance and benefits coverage

New Conference Highlights Staffing/Buyer Risk Nexus, SI Review May 2009

April 17, 2009