I t’s time again for our weekly roundup, a way for us to keep our clients and followers well informed about important industry information and happenings that could affect their business.

Workforce Industry News for the week of December 16, 2013

This week in the workforce industry…

The Affordable Care Act: 2014 and Beyond (via The Staffing Stream)
Now that the Affordable Care Act has started to root itself into the ground, many large companies with a large number of contingent workers should keep watch. It’s important to ensure that an employer’s contingent workers have enough options for their healthcare. For more information about the Affordable Care Act and its role with your business, download our new whitepaper.

4 Groups that Will Try to Kill your MSP/VMS Program: What to do About Them (via DCRWorkforce)
As the number of temporary workers rises every month, large employers are using Vendor Management Systems, Contingent Workforce Management programs and Managed Service Providers. However, many players in businesses that will be impacted due to the MSP/VMS programs may be resistant. Make sure that key stakeholders are actively willing to participate by also making sure that your MSP/VMS firms address stakeholder concerns.

The Stories that Impacted HR in 2013 (via fisherVista)
With 2013 coming to a close, there are many “Top Stories” lists that appear. This list is no different. Highlighted in this blog post are the top stories that impacted HR this year. Various HR topics included Marissa Meyer’s end to the Yahoo telecommuting policy to the attention-grabbing growth of the contingent workforce trend.

That’s it for this week. Be sure to bookmark the Beeline blog to stay informed about the industry trends and findings. We hope everyone has a great weekend and very happy holidays! We’ll be back again in 2014! Happy New Year!

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