Recent Updates

Higher Risk, Higher Reward: IT Staffing Companies and Statement-of-Work Engagements

June 19, 2015

  • What is driving the rise in SOW?
  • How are the risks and opportunities different than staffing?
  • Is this market a viable path to growth for your firm? 

2015 U.S. Staffing Occupational Markets Guidebook

June 19, 2015

  • Interactive tool displays staffing market sizes by occupation
  • Includes a variety of other occupational markets data

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: What criteria are most important to temporary workers in choosing their staffing agency?

June 19, 2015

  • Temps asked top staffing firm selection criteria
  • Pay, assignment availability top the list
  • But trustworthiness also ranks high

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: Fee-based services of interest to temporary workers

June 17, 2015

  • 29% of temps cited at least one service they would buy
  • Practical, effective job-enhancing help a priority
  • Training/education most common response

The favorite hiding place for CW spend: Reclassifying SOW

June 17, 2015

Misclassification is a common topic, but it's usually pertaining to independent contractors. Recently, statement-of-work misclassification is gaining notice of CW managers.


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.