Legal, Legislative & Regulatory

Despite challenges, staffing firms adopt e-Verify

February 13, 2009

e-Verify still unreliable for addressing fraud issues
Program expected to add cost for staffing firms
Still, a good business opportunity, marketing potential

What Obama means for staffing

January 28, 2009

New administration brings opportunities, concerns
Biggest potential positive: Accelerated economic recovery
Biggest potential negative: Union encroachment

Talent Link: A Brave New Breed,Contingent Workforce Strategies January/February 2009

January 23, 2009

Contingent ranks may swell, but new laws may hinder their use

Employment Law: Coming Together,Contingent Workforce Strategies January/February 2009

January 23, 2009

The Obama administration may usher in changes for unions and contingent labor

Employment Law: Clarifying Disability,Contingent Workforce Strategies November/December 2008

November 25, 2008

New legislation expands the ADA's reach

Best Practices: Walking a Tightrope,Contingent Workforce Strategies November/December 2008

November 24, 2008

Weigh legal advice against business needs when making decisions

European Parliament mandates equality for temps

October 22, 2008

Requires temps receive same pay, working conditions
Temps would get equal pay on first day, except in the U.K.
EU members have three years to implement rules

Day temp turbulence in Japan

October 20, 2008

Fullcast's operations suspended for one month
Firm plans to get out of temp staffing on a day-by-day basis
Government may prohibit practice

The staffing industry in protected employment economies

October 14, 2008

Comparative study of temp regulation in Germany, Japan and Netherlands
Long history of opposition to liberalization of labor markets
Acceptance of temporary labor ultimately driven by economic necessity

Employment Law: Permission to Use?Contingent Workforce Strategies October 2008

September 23, 2008

Software licensing risk is elevated with contingents