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US job growth moderates in May, ADP report says

June 4, 2014

Private-sector employment in the U.S. rose by 179,000 jobs from April to May, down from the three-month average of 198,000, according to Automatic Data Processing Inc.’s (NASD: ADP) national employment report released today. The number of jobs added in May is down from the 215,000 jobs added in A...


Farms settle for $2.4 million in labor contractor case

June 4, 2014

Four farms in Hawaii will pay $2.4 million to settle with 500 Thai workers after a U.S. District Court ruled in March the farms’ labor contractor was liable for harassment and discrimination based on the workers’ national origin for incidents that took place from 2003 to 2007, the EEOC announced...


US job postings for cyber security pros up 20%

June 4, 2014

The number of online job ads for cyber security professionals in the United States reached an all-time high in April, according to Wanted Analytics, a firm that tracks online job ads. Job postings for cyber security professionals increased 20 percent year over year and more than 60 percent from t...


Adecco to lay off 154 in North American headquarters move

June 4, 2014

Adecco’s relocation of its headquarters operations will result in layoff notices for 154 staff, the company reported in a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification filed yesterday with the New York State Department of Labor. The WARN filing is required by employers to provide notice 60 d...


Number of US online job ads edges down in May

June 4, 2014

U.S. online job ads edged down by 18,900 in May to a total of about 4.9 million, according to The Conference Board’s report on online jobs ads released today. The decrease follows a gain of 28,900 job ads in April.Last month’s supply/demand rate fell below two for the first time in just over six...


Non-manufacturing activity gains momentum in May

June 4, 2014

Employment in the U.S. non-manufacturing sector grew in May at a faster rate than April, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing index released today.ISM’s non-manufacturing business activity index rose in May to a reading of 56.3, up from April’s reading of 55.2 and...


Last chance for free entry in RPO Directory

June 4, 2014

Staffing Industry Analysts is currently compiling a directory of recruitment process outsourcing providers around the world, and we would like to included as many companies as possible. The finished document will be distributed to members of our Contingent Workforce Strategies (CWS) Council. The...


Cross Country to buy MSN for $48 million

June 3, 2014

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. (NASD: CCRN) will acquire Medical Staffing Network for $48.3 million in a deal expected to close by the end of the month.Cross Country ranks fourth on Staffing Industry Analysts’ list of largest healthcare staffing firms in the U.S., while MSN ranks as the sixth-larg...


Web: US tech worker groups boycott IBM, Infosys, Manpower

June 3, 2014

PCWorld reports three U.S. tech worker groups have launched a labor boycott of IBM, Infosys and ManpowerGroup, saying the companies have engaged in a pattern that discourages U.S. workers from applying for U.S. IT jobs by tailoring employment ads toward overseas workers. To read the story, click...


US temp staffing growth strong, but some segments decelerate

June 3, 2014

Median year-over-year revenue growth was 10 percent in April among U.S. staffing firms taking part in the latest Pulse Survey by Staffing Industry Analysts. While median growth was unchanged from the previous three monthly surveys, growth decelerated in several large temp staffing segments.“We sa...