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Contingent Staffing

Special Report on HR Technology Tracking the Contingents

April 4, 2010
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With the use of temps and other contingent workers on the rise, more companies are adopting software to control labor costs and better manage this segment of their workforces.
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VMS Lights the Way at Nationwide

April 4, 2010
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For companies with a large contingent workforce, a vendor management system 'really is the only way to manage,' says a Nationwide Mutual Insurance executive.
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Contingent Confusion in Tallying Workforce

April 4, 2010
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Large companies struggle to get a handle on the fundamental question of how many people make up their total workforce, says the CEO of Provade, which makes software to track contingent workers.
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If Done Right, Outsourcing Can Help Staffing Firms Become More Efficient

March 25, 2010
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The goal of outsourcing is to save money by hiring another company to do some of the work of your business without compromising quality. To see if outsourcing is the right solution for you, first consider whether the function is a core part of your business.
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Health Workers Disciplinary Actions in Databank

March 24, 2010
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Information includes medical malpractice payments, license revocations, license suspensions, reprimands, adverse clinical privileging actions and more. The database is run through the Department of Health and Human Services.
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Anti-Staffing H-1B Memo to Get Another Meeting

March 24, 2010
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Concerns were raised during a previous public meeting that the memo could prevent staffing firms from bringing in foreign physicians and allied health workers on H-1B visas.
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Ex-Owners of Temp Firm Accused of Paying $24 Million Under the Table

March 18, 2010
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Michael Powers and John Mahan are each charged with one count of conspiracy to defraud the IRS and their workers’ comp carrier, one count of mail fraud and two counts of false tax returns.
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Administaff Agrees to Pay $115,000 in EEOC Lawsuit

March 18, 2010
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Two brothers at a Maryland office of Conn-X LLC, a former Administaff client, were harassed based on their practice of Judaism starting in September 2005 and continuing for several years, the commission says.
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Use of Temporary Workers Also Invites Exposures to Lawsuits

March 17, 2010
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Attorneys say temporary workers hired through staffing agencies generally are considered to be employed by both the agency and company, even though the agency pays the salary.
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