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Judge puts PEO workers’ comp insurance company into rehabilitation

May 22, 2015

Lumbermen’s Underwriting Alliance, which issued large deductible workers’ compensation plans for professional employer organizations among other insurance lines, was put into rehabilitation by a judge, the Missouri Department of Insurance announced.The company faced financial difficulty when one...


New legislation would clarify IC status, group says

May 22, 2015

Legislation to clarify who is an independent contractor was introduced this week by Rep. Erik Paulsen, R-Minn. He believes the legislation will provide direction to employers. The Customized Logistics and Delivery Association is supporting the bill. The association, which represents the US courie...


Randstad Sourceright brings in RPO exec

May 22, 2015

Randstad Sourceright names RPO leader Katie Molloy as VP of client services working in the firm’s RPO operations. Molloy received the “2013 provider superstar” award from HRO Today when she was senior director of recruitment process outsourcing at AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS).At Rands...


VMS rolls out Apple Watch app; MBO adds tech execs — Technology

May 22, 2015

PRO Unlimited announced an Apple Watch app for its Wand vendor management system platform. In other tech news, MBO Partners, announced the hiring of two new tech executives, including one former Provade VMS exec. MBO will also bring aboard Provade’s former president as an advisor. Apple Watch VMS...


People: Boyden, TriNet, Korn Ferry and more

May 22, 2015

Executive search firm Boyden announced Jörg Kasten was elected to a two-year term as chairman. Kasten is managing partner of Boyden Germany. In addition, Finn Rants, managing partner of Boyden Denmark, was elected to a first term as director. Also, Kristen Smit and Brent Shervey were re-elected t...


Survey finds 40% of small businesses to add jobs

May 22, 2015

Small business owners continue to reflect the optimism seen in January, but plan to add employees and boost compensation levels, according to a business confidence survey released by professional employer organization Insperity Inc. (NYSE: NSP).The survey found 40% of responding business owners p...


Next Staffing Industry Daily News is Tuesday

May 22, 2015

The next Staffing Industry Daily News will be on Tuesday, May 26, because of the Memorial Day holiday.


Contingents paid less, GAO report says; treat data with caution warns Labor Department

May 21, 2015

Contingent workers are paid 10.6% less per hour than standard workers, are more likely to be younger, Hispanic and have no high school degree, according to a report published by the US Government Accountability Office on Wednesday.“We found that compared to standard full-time workers, ‘core conti...


TrueBlue taps former Seaton CEO for expanded role

May 21, 2015

TrueBlue (NYSE: TBI) named Patrick Beharelle as president and chief operating officer effective immediately. Beharelle will now lead sales and operations across the company.Beharelle formerly served as CEO of Seaton before TrueBlue acquired it in June 2014. He joined TrueBlue in the acquisition a...


CTPartners to negotiate exclusively with DHR over possible sale to firm

May 21, 2015

The board of CTPartners Executive Search Inc. (NYSE MKT: CTP) received a nonbinding indication of interest from DHR International Inc. to acquire the firm. And CTPartners’ board agreed to negotiate exclusively with DHR for a set period of time to reach an agreement.DHR’s preliminary offer is belo...