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2014-07-15 08:25:58

2014 Contingent Workforce Index from ManpowerGroup Solutions Reveals Global Shifts in Contingent Labor Availability MILWAUKEE, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup Solutions' Managed Service Provider (MSP), today released the second Contingent Workforce Index (CWI). The CWI measures and tracks the relative ease of sourcing, hiring and retaining contingent workforce in 75 countries. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-07-26 00:00:29

New publication addresses state-level worker-classification compliance regulations for all fifty United States and the District of Columbia. Gaithersburg, MD (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 PJC Publishing, LLC, the nation's leading source of books, guides and education on legal issues related to independent contractors and the contingent workforce, announces the release of Hollrah's State Guide on Independent Contractors by Washington, D.C. attorney Russell Hollrah. Hollrah's State Guide provides...

2006-04-12 04:39:28

By Matthew Bigg PARIS (Reuters) - The ideals of the French Revolution struck a chord that has echoed for more than 200 years but when it comes to reform France is struggling to find the right key. The motto of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity was revolutionary at the time, yet radical change is what many of those who still cherish it today fear the most. They demonize anything that smacks of "Reaganomics" or the pro-market policies Margaret Thatcher pushed through in Britain, saying...

2006-03-13 08:16:03

By Jon Boyle PARIS (Reuters) - French students and unions vowed on Monday to press on with mass protests over a youth labor law, rejecting Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin's offer of talks and demanding he abandon the measure. Facing the biggest threat to his 10-month premiership, Villepin went on national television on Sunday to defend his CPE youth labor contact, offering instead to negotiate new guarantees with unions and employers to head off criticism. His offer came the...

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