Recent Updates

With mandatory program governance comes great responsibilities

2 September 2015

Mandatory participation can yield great benefits to an organization, but puts significant responsibility on program owners to deliver.


NLRB expands definition of joint employment of temps

2 September 2015

The NLRB ruled last week to expand the definition of joint employment, allowing a union to negotiate with a staffing buyer over both directly hired and staffing firm workers. 


Brazil proposes relaxed outsourced worker limitations, clarifies temporary work

2 September 2015

Celebrations for outsourcing regulation in Brazil may be premature but staffing providers may benefit from clarity on temporary work


Movers, shakers: Fastest-growing staffing suppliers on new 2015 list

2 September 2015

Looking to make your program more effective? Want to partner with suppliers who can provide quality talent and have established best practices? Then take a look at some of the up-and-coming staffing suppliers. 


Judge rules Uber IC case can proceed as a class action

2 September 2015

Uber received a blow in court Tuesday when a federal judge in California approved class action status in a case where drivers claim they were improperly treated as independent contractors instead of employees.


Travelers Haven expands headquarters — Promoted

1 September 2015

Travelers Haven celebrates triple digit growth over past three years, nearly doubles traveler placements

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Health expenditures to rise

1 September 2015

According to recently released data from the US Department of Health and Human Services, overall growth in health expenditures is projected to accelerate to an average of 5.8% per annum from 2014 – 2024, a sharp increase from the levels seen from 2008 – 2013.


Largest US healthcare staffing firms ranked in SIA report

1 September 2015

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS), CHG Healthcare and Cross Country Healthcare ranked as the largest healthcare staffing firms in the US, according to Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2015 report on the largest healthcare staffing firms.


Kelly awarded $585 million NIH contract

1 September 2015

Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA) was awarded a three-year, $585 million contract with the National Institutes of Health.


Healthcare firms make acquisitions

1 September 2015

Private equity firm Onex Corp. (TSX: OCX) acquired Hospital Physician Partners through its Schumacher Group subsidiary, and Texas-based NorthStar Anesthesia acquired Anesthesia Staffing Consultants, a Detroit-based anesthesia management company whose services include locum tenens.