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OSHA to hold temporary worker safety meeting

July 15, 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration scheduled a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health’s Temporary Workers Workgroup. The meeting will be held July 28 in Washington, D.C., and is open to the public.The workgroup is mee...

Web: Republicans to sue Obama over health law

July 14, 2014

CNN reports House Republicans are going forward with plans to sue President Barack Obama and will base their legal case on the sweeping health care law he championed and they despise. To read the story, click here.

Five NYC firms agree to report buyers, end discriminatory practices

July 14, 2014

Five New York City staffing firms agreed to report staffing buyers who make discriminatory requests for job applicants or seek personnel for below minimum-wage jobs, the New York Attorney General’s Office announced Thursday.The reporting agreement came as part of a deal between the staffing firms...

Accretive Solutions’ CEO resigns, new president named

July 14, 2014

Accretive Solutions CEO Rich Moran stepped down to accept the role of president at Menlo College in Atherton, Calif. The transition will take place over the coming two months; however, Moran will remain as vice chairman of the board.In addition, Accretive named Kerry Barrett as president. Barrett...

Corporate Resource Services receives listing notice extension

July 14, 2014

New York-based staffing firm Corporate Resource Services Inc. (NASD: CRRS) on July 9 received an extension from The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC to regain compliance with listing standards.The company was notified in May that it was not in compliance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5250(c)(1) because it has...

Mexico indexes indicate economy to pick up

July 14, 2014

Recent improvement in both the leading economic index and the coincident economic index in Mexico suggests that the rate of economic expansion will likely pick up in the coming months, according to The Conference Board.The organization reported its leading economic index for Mexico rose in May fo...

University lists hot careers for grads

July 14, 2014

National demand is increasing for college graduates with skills in technology and business, according to the sixth annual edition of University of California San Diego Extension’s “Hot Careers for College Grads and Returning Students.”Here are the top 10 jobs: Computer systems analysts Market...

The pros and cons of marketing automation — The Staffing Stream

July 14, 2014

Marketing automation is a hot topic lately, and for good reason, writes Michelle Krier in The Staffing Stream. Companies are focused not only on doing more with less but also better arming their sales teams with data about website visitors and leads. Krier, vice president of marketing and digital...

Metz&Baum, Source One merge

July 11, 2014

Source One Healthcare Professionals Inc. has joined forces with Dallas/Fort Worth-based staffing firm Metz&Baum Healthcare Professionals. The firms described the transaction as a merger.Source One, headquartered in Tennessee, provides healthcare staffing to all clinical specialty areas of hea...

Kelly Services CEO at White House

July 11, 2014

Carl Camden, president and CEO of Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA), one of the world’s largest staffing firms, met with President Obama and CEOs of other publicly held companies at a White House event today to discuss strengthening small business access to capital.Camden is at the White House in...