Recent Updates

Post-CWS conference: A review and some predictions

October 15, 2014

Not all things stay in Vegas. Summit attendees bring high levels of enthusiasm and leave with knowledge to make strategic and tactical improvements to their programs.


The IC’s revenge: Using SOW agreements to mitigate risk

October 15, 2014

As the economy improves, independent contractors are more reluctant to give up that status. Here's how programs can keep using them, but still mitigate their classification risk.


Supreme Court weighs staffing buyer security line pay

October 15, 2014

The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week in a case where staffing firm workers are seeking pay for time spent waiting in security screening lines when leaving the warehouse of staffing client Amazon.com. The outcome of the case could affect all companies with such security systems in place.... More


Skills shortages drive workforce automation

October 15, 2014

When Henry Ford designed the first moving assembly line in 1913, some wondered what would happen to the people who used to do those jobs. Now, companies are looking for more ways to automate as skills shortages are driving costs upward.


A matter of health: Contingent worker quality affects programs’ health

October 15, 2014

Companies health depends on a quality workforce, including contingents. One CW manager outlines how programs and their providers can work together to ensure the best results in Staffing Industry Review magazine. 


How does your comp plan stack up?

October 15, 2014

In our Contingent Buyer Survey for North America, we asked contingent workforce program managers what their total annual compensation was last year. 


SIA webinar replay: The effects of the ACA

October 15, 2014

With swirling rumors of supplier rate increases, many programs are left wondering what the true impact of the ACA will be and how they can best prepare for what is to come. In this webinar replay, expert practitioners cover topics such as engaging with your staffing suppliers and managing compliance... More


SI Report Webinar - October 2014

October 14, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • ACA plans and insurance rates
  • Acquisition valuation ratios
  • Approximately 1 hour

NA Legs & Regs Advisor - Third Quarter 2014

October 13, 2014

  • North Carolina federal court finds arbitration agreement applies to PEO
  • U.S. Supreme Court case considers EEOC’s duty to conciliate prior to filing suit
  • Preserving the independent contractor status of locum tenens physicians
  • Missouri Supreme Court adopts expansive view of joint employer liability... More

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Staffing firm expectations and plans in response to the Affordable Care Act

October 12, 2014

  • 55% of staffing firms will offer major medical to temps
  • One third of firms still have not selected an insurance provider
  • 14% of staffing firms are self-insuring