Recent Updates

Germany Passes Minimum Wage But Not Everyone’s Happy

April 9, 2014

Germany has passed the “most momentus law” in decades, becoming the 21st EU member state to institute a minimum wage. 


Are Your Suppliers Training? Why It’s Critical to Your Program.

April 9, 2014

Employee training and development is widely acknowledged as one of the best way to improve company performance, but staffing suppliers are notorious for not providing as much as they should. Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram takes them to task in The Contingent Blog.


IC Misclassification Roundup

April 9, 2014

Recent judgments in independent contractor misclassification cases. A California logistics firm owes $2.2 million for IC misclassification; a Michigan farm ordered to stop misclassifying migrant workers as ICs and may face financial penalties now that the employment question has been resolved.


McDonald’s Franchisee Faces Blacklisting Over Labor Violations

April 9, 2014

A McDonald’s franchisee in Canada and two other employers may lose their ability to source workers through the country’s temporary foreign worker program; McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada is in the process of terminating its franchisee relationship.


SIA Webinar: A Live Case Study on Global Contingent Workforce Deployment

April 9, 2014

Organizational compliance and security through visibility to all non-employees has moved to the forefront of business priorities for many Fortune 500 companies. This can be especially true in if you are expanding to other countries were program adoption may prove challenging.


U.S. Staffing Industry Forecast - April 2014 Update

April 8, 2014

  • We forecast the U.S. temporary staffing industry to grow 6% in 2014 and 7% in 2015
  • Forecasted 2014 growth rates raised for most segments, except healthcare staffing
  • Growth driven primarily by stronger U.S. economy and aided by several secular drivers

SI Report Webinar - April 2014

April 8, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • April forecast
  • Internal compensation estimator tool

2014 Internal Employee Compensation Estimator

April 4, 2014

  • The Excel companion file associated with this report contains the 2014 Staffing Compensation Estimator, a tool that calculates pay ranges for a staffing agency’s internal employees.
  • When estimating pay for internal employees, the Staffing Compensation Estimator accounts for experience, cost-of-living... More

April Jobs Report Indicates Growth in Temporary Help Employment

April 4, 2014

  • U.S. payroll employment rose by 192,000 in March.
  • U.S. temporary penetration rate stands at 2.06%, an all-time high.
  • The temporary help services industry added 28,500 jobs in March.

NA Legs & Regs Advisor - First Quarter 2014

April 3, 2014

  • Legislation could raise Affordable Care Act’s definition of full-time employee
  • OSHA discusses who is responsible for recording temps’ injuries
  • Legislation would raise federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour
  • White House looking at update to ‘white collar’ overtime exemption
  • Federal agencies... More