Recent Updates

Game changer: Throwing quality data at the talent problem will help CW programs

January 21, 2015

Programs will face different talent challenges across the globe, with some areas expected to enter a recession and others to face talent shortages. Access to quality data is key to addressing each challenge.

Got change? Best practices from those in the know

January 21, 2015

Implementing or changing a program sets the stage for success or failure. Here's what program managers who have been through the process suggest you do.

Total talent management: Barely out of the swamp

January 21, 2015

The concept of “total talent management,” which seeks to integrate all aspects of workforce management and provide better insight into both workforces, has a ways to go.

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.

Buyer Webinar: Cross-border data transfers: EU reforms and the future of the US-EU Safe Harbor

January 21, 2015

In this webinar, experts discuss the changes to the proposed new EU Data Protection Regulations and the US-EU Safe Harbor framework and how they may affect cross-border transfers of personal data outside the European economic area. 

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.