Legal, Legislative & Regulatory

Legs and Reg Advisor - April 2010

April 23, 2010

President Obama Signs the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Federal Court in Maryland Rules Staffing Firm Recruiting Manager is Overtime Exempt Under Federal Law
Federal Appeals Court Holds Staffing Firm Lawfully Declined to Refer Muslim Candidate to Client
California Trial Court Finds Drivers... More

CWS Council - 2010 Independent Contractor Qualification & Compliance — Best Practices

March 31, 2010

Simply the very latest research on independent contractor qualification & compliance practices.
What are the real risks inherent to engaging independent contractors?
How do you engage stakeholders in the program?
What are the questions you need to consider when constructing your vetting process?... More

Healthcare reform clears final hurdle

March 25, 2010

Employers could pay up to $2,000 for each full-time employee if they don't offer health insurance
Fees would go into effect in 2014
Administrative burden is another factor

Legs and Reg Advisor - March 2010

March 23, 2010

H-1B Status Much Tougher for Staffing Firms Under New USCIS Guidance
Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Discusses Plans for Worker Misclassification Enforcement Initiatives During Committee Hearing
Eleventh Circuit Revives Wage and Hour Collective Action Against Professional Employer Organization
Indiana Bill... More

In Brief: Background Check Pitfalls, SI Review March 2010

March 9, 2010

Staffing Industry Legal Issues

Keys to CW SuccessCWS 30 March 2.5

March 1, 2010

Monthly Webinar Series: March 25, Managing Co-employment, Misclassification Risk and How the Federal Government Plans to Recover $7 billion in the Next 10 Years

Webinar sponsored by Advantage Resourcing


SUTA analyst interview

February 25, 2010

Analyst Tony Gregoire interviewed on SUTA Tracking Tool
SUTA tracking tool shows wide variation in rates among states, and among companies within states
Rate increases disproportionately burden staffing firms more so than hikes in wage base

SUTA and FUTA: Higher unemployment taxes hitting staffing industry

February 24, 2010

SIA has designed SUTA and FUTA tracking tool to help staffing firms prepare for increases
Nine states show average 2009 SUTA tax rates above 3.0%
Increases in SUTA tax rates disproportionately burden staffing firms, less so for increases in wage base

CWS Council - Insight - Changes in SUTA / FUTA and how they affect the Contingent Workforce

February 23, 2010

High unemployment in many states has resulted in dramatic increases to the SUTA rates
Nine states show average 2009 SUTA tax rates above 3.0%
Increases in SUTA tax rates disproportionately burden staffing firms, less so for increases in wage base
Many providers are looking to their customers to help... More

Legs and Reg Advisor - February 2010

February 23, 2010

California appeals court rules staffing firm recruiters are not overtime exempt under California law
Rhode Island amends Temporary Employee Protection Act to require pre-assignment disclosures
New York Department of Labor issues employee notification guidelines for staffing firms
President Obama's 2011... More