Recent Updates

Integrating the workforce: Why you need total talent management

June 17, 2015

If your company keeps its worker categories and their management in separate silos, it may stand to gain by considering the concept of total talent management.

FedEx to pay $228 million; ‘Right-to-control’ prompts settlement in IC lawsuit

June 17, 2015

Following an appeals court decision that FedEx Ground's California drivers are employees, FedEx Corp. agreed to pay $228 million to settle a independent contractor misclassification lawsuit.

Legal/regulatory roundup

June 17, 2015

Recent legal activity on the world of work.

Benchmarks: Do temps use healthcare exchanges?

June 17, 2015

In our 2015 North America Temporary Worker Survey, we asked temporary workers assigned by staffing suppliers about their current use and plans regarding health insurance exchanges.

Union representation for temps set to change

June 11, 2015

  • Our Staffing Law Updates provide you with information and advice on legal and regulatory changes impacting the world of contingent work.

June 2015 US Statutory Expense Tool Update

June 10, 2015

  • Use this tool for looking up information on US statutory costs
  • Access average workers' compensation rates by occupation and state
  • SUTA, FUTA rates are available by state

The H-1B lottery: Who is gaming the system?

June 10, 2015

In recent years, the annual caps for H-1B visas have been met within the first week the government begins accepting petitions for the visa. However, some may be gaming the system.

Meet staffing’s new neighbor, the ‘gig economy’

June 10, 2015

Firms in this space create online platforms to connect labor buyers with workers, who can be independent contractors reached via a mobile app.

The definitive guide to engaging top tech candidates — Promoted

June 10, 2015

Top tech talent doesn’t respond to generic “seeking rock star programmer” emails. Personalized messaging is key to hitting your response-rate goal and generating a slate of top candidates.

Volt Information Sciences net revenue falls 12% in fiscal Q2

June 10, 2015

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: VISI) reported net revenue fell 11.7% to $385.2 million in its fiscal second quarter ended May 3.