Legal, Legislative & Regulatory

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

Employment Law: Eligible to Work? Contingent Workforce Strategies September 2008

September 11, 2008

Companies take proactive steps to ensure legal status of their contingents

Employment Law: Recent Changes to FMLA, Contingent Workforce Strategies July/August 2008

July 22, 2008

New rights for service members' families

Employment Law: Engaging the Disabled, Contingent Workforce Strategies June 2008

June 11, 2008

The ADA applies to contingents, so know it well

Legislation targets worker misclassification

June 10, 2008

Several bills in the works
Increased penalties being considered
But legislation could be boon for staffing

CWS Council - Co-Employment: Summary of Key Issues and Actions

May 15, 2008

Employment statutes and how they govern joint employment
Influence on co-employee designations
Strategies for remedying co-employment risk

Employment Law: Can Temps Qualify for FMLA? Contingent Workforce Strategies May 2008

April 29, 2008

It's tricky, but they can take leave