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Blog Posts by Jamie Mirkovic

Blog Posts by Jamie Mirkovic

Aug. 7, 2013 | 0 Comments0 Comments

Today’s guest post is the third post in our Go Global" series which will focus on contingent labor and VMS usage outside the United States.

As time passes, employee rights continue to strengthen and staffing strategies continue to evolve. And now the need for flexible staff and the introduction of new government regulations have pushed contingent workers’ rights to the forefront, especially in European countries.

One such regulation is the Agency Worker Directive (AWD), which was defined in 2008 by the European Commission (EC). The directive legislates that employers must compensate their temporary staff equally to the equivalent permanent staff.