Recent Updates

Silicon Valley giants offer new settlement in anti-poaching lawsuit

January 21, 2015

Four tech giants sued for agreeing not to hire away each others’ workers have offered a $415 million settlement following the rejection of a smaller one last year.


Retention tip: Lend out your stars

January 21, 2015

Companies are used to turning to contingent labor to fill in during times of need, but have you considered lending out your star or up-and-coming performers to keep them happy? HBR Blog Network’s Ravin Jesuthasan, David Creelman and John Boudreau make the case for doing just that.


Florida and Wisconsin join feds’ IC misclassification program

January 21, 2015

Florida and Wisconsin have become the latest states to sign agreements with the US Department of Labor to combat misclassification of employees as independent contractors.


NA Legs & Regs Advisor - Fourth Quarter 2014

January 16, 2015

  • California employers jointly liable with labor contractors for wage and workers’ compensation violations
  • Assessing the Affordable Care Act’s impact on third-party staffing arrangements
  • Wage compliance challenges for the new year
  • Senate report probes “EEOC: An Agency on the Wrong Track?”... More

Total workforce management: The elusive ideal CW managers are warming to

January 14, 2015

Most organizations have a good handle on their employee population, but not for the rapidly growing non-employee portions of their workforce. Total talent management is gaining traction as a way to solve that, but it's still not there yet.


Valid or void? Charting the potential potholes of indemnity agreements

January 14, 2015

Indemnity agreements are common elements in contracts between companies and their staffing providers. Done right, they make sense, but overbroad terms can render the contract void. 


Staffing buyer fined after contingent disabled in workplace accident

January 14, 2015

A water bottling plant in Florida was fined $84,000 by the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration following an accident that permanently disabled a contingent worker. 


Tech solutions used to support the RPO process

January 14, 2015

In a recent survey of recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) providers, we asked what technology solutions they use to support the RPO process. 


Data breach? Watch out.

January 14, 2015

Organizations that breach regulations relating to data protection and privacy, watch out. It’s not just costly civil penalties that companies are incurring; severe criminal sanctions are also being levied against organizations that breach these laws.


2015 trends: Employers face more litigation

January 14, 2015

From independent contractor status to exempt/non status to wage and hour, employers should brace themselves for increased litigation in 2015, writes Daniel Fisher on Forbes.com.