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Initial jobless claims fall 2%

May 21, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment benefits fell 1.9% to 631,000 in the week ended May 16 from the previous week's revised number of 643,000. The four-week moving average of claims fell 0.6% to 628,500 from the previous week's revised average of 632,000.


Office openings - LocumTenens.com, Arrow

May 20, 2009

LocumTenens.com announced the opening of a new Dallas office. Arrow Strategies opened a new office in Hartford CT. LocumTenens.com also hired Don Robb as VP to open the new Dallas office. Robb has more than 15 years of experience in healthcare staffing. He previously served as executive VP for Me...


Federal bill would require paid sick leave

May 20, 2009

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, D-CT, introduced the Healthy Families Act on Monday that would require employers with more than 15 employees to provide workers with one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked. Workers could earn up to 56 hours of paid sick leave, according to DeLauro's offi...


Heidrick announces diversity recruiting deal

May 20, 2009

Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) announced it signed a diversity recruiting deal with the Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. Heidrick will supply Marsh & McLennan with access to a range of candidates, including women; people of color; and members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual a...


Office openings - LocumTenens.com, Arrow

May 20, 2009

LocumTenens.com announced the opening of a new Dallas office. Arrow Strategies opened a new office in Hartford CT. LocumTenens.com also hired Don Robb as VP to open the new Dallas office. Robb has more than 15 years of experience in healthcare staffing. He previously served as executive VP for...


BridgeView buys Apariant divisions

May 20, 2009

BridgeView IT Inc., a Denver-based information technology staffing firm, announced it acquired the Colorado and San Francisco Bay Area technology staffing units of Apariant. Terms of the deal were not announced. Apariant is a Seattle-based staffing firm that provides finance/accounting and info...


Founder to buy Pomeroy IT Solutions

May 20, 2009

Pomeroy IT Solutions Inc. (NASD: PMRY) struck a deal to be acquired by company founder David Pomeroy II. The deal, which would take the Hebron KY-based information technology services and staffing firm private, must still receive approval from shareholders. Pomeroy would pay $5.02 for each shar...


Heidrick announces diversity recruiting deal

May 20, 2009

Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) announced it signed a diversity recruiting deal with the Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. Heidrick will supply Marsh & McLennan with access to a range of candidates, including women; people of color; and members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and...


BridgeView buys Apariant divisions

May 20, 2009

BridgeView IT Inc., a Denver-based information technology staffing firm, announced it acquired the Colorado and San Francisco Bay Area technology staffing units of Apariant. Terms of the deal were not announced. Apariant is a Seattle-based staffing firm that provides finance/accounting and inform...


Founder to buy Pomeroy IT Solutions

May 20, 2009

Pomeroy IT Solutions Inc. (NASD: PMRY) struck a deal to be acquired by company founder David Pomeroy II. The deal, which would take the Hebron KY-based information technology services and staffing firm private, must still receive approval from shareholders. Pomeroy would pay $5.02 for each share...