Legal, Legislative & Regulatory

General Agreement for Agency Personnel Services - Sample

August 29, 2013

  • Sample contract for agency personnel services provided
  • Addresses contractual issues with overtime rates, conversion fees and SLAs

NA Legs & Regs Advisor - August 2013

August 16, 2013

  • Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate delayed one year
  • US Supreme Court overturns Defense of Marriage Act
  • Suit alleges law firm and staffing agency failed to pay overtime to temps
  • National Labor Relations Board orders temp staffing agency election
  • Court tosses Title VII disparate impact... More

Affordable Care Act - The "Play-or-Pay" Employer Penalties and How to Avoid Them

August 6, 2013

  • An overview of the two penalties under the ACA's "employer shared responsibility" provision
  • To avoid both penalties, large employers must offer 95%of workers coverage that is "affordable" and "adequate"
  • Most companies are likely to either offer major medical as a... More

Affordable Care Act - The “Skinny” on Limited Benefit Plans: A Good Option for Controlling the Cost of Compliance?

July 9, 2013

  • An overview of "Skinny Plans" as a low cost option for ACA compliance
  • Are they legal? Probably, but some uncertainty
  • Four Skinny Plan providers identified

International Legislative Review

June 19, 2013

  • Missed our International Legislative Review webinar or want to see it again.
  • Updates for Italy, the UK and Ukraine.
  • View in association with our monthly legislative and regulatory updates

2013 Contingent Buyer Survey: Buyer plans and healthcare reform

June 14, 2013

  • As a result of the Affordable Care Act, buyers to increase use of SOWs, outsourced workers, full-time employees, offshore workers and agency temps, and to decrease use of independent contractors.
  • Confusion still prevalent

Healthcare Reform: Implementing the Affordable Care Act in your staffing business

May 24, 2013

  • Healthcare reform overview for staffing firms
  • Penalties, subsidies, minimizing costs
  • What's an ongoing vs. variable employee?

NA Legs & Regs Advisor - May 2013

May 15, 2013

  • Improper per diem payments cost staffing firm $1.9 Million
  • OSHA sets sights on temporary workers
  • Staffing firm cannot use automatic termination or assignment end to avoid costs dependent on return to work
  • Bankruptcy court allows priority payment of temporary employees’ wages

2013 US Statutory Expense Tool

April 23, 2013

  • Our latest Excel tool of US Statutory Expenses available for download
  • Access average workers' compensation rates by occupation and state
  • Average SUTA rates available by state

EEOC background check guidance adds difficulty for staffing firms

April 5, 2013

  • Revised guidance causing difficulties for staffing firms
  • Change in rules aimed at "disparate impact" on some groups
  • New, more complicated rules, make it harder to be compliant