Recent Updates

AMN completes buy of healthcare staffing, VMS firms

3 February 2015

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) completed its acquisition of Onward Healthcare, Locum Leaders and VMS provider Medefis.


Mitchell Martin buys healthcare staffing firm Therapists on Demand

3 February 2015

Mitchell Martin Inc. acquired the operating assets of Therapists on Demand Inc., a healthcare staffing firm based in Philadelphia. 


On Assignment sells physician staffing unit for $123 million

3 February 2015

On Assignment Inc. (NYSE: ASGN) sold its physician staffing segment to Envision Healthcare (NYSE: EVHC) for $123.0 million.


ACA helps drive increase in hospital admissions, staffing firms benefit

3 February 2015

Hospital admissions have improved partly as a result of the ACA, and that is helping staffing firms.


The employer mandate is starting to kick in. Where do you stand?

28 January 2015

Now that Jan. 1 has come and gone, the employer mandate portion of the Affordable Care Act is in partial effect. Are you paying more for your contingent workers now?


Plan to grow your contingent workforce? Understand its components first.

28 January 2015

Buyers are projecting to increase the size of their contingent workforces. Are you among them?


Expect your time-to-fill rates to increase

28 January 2015

It may start to take longer to fill your job reqs, according to recent studies. But don't pin all the blame on your providers.


NLRB changes the rules on independent contractor classification

28 January 2015

In a surprising move, the National Labor Relations Board created a new test for employers to determine whether an individual is an independent contractor or employee under federal labor law, reversing course from a Court of Appeals decision. 


One temp dies, another injured in fish oil plant explosion

28 January 2015

OSHA has cited four companies following an explosion that killed one temporary worker and injured another at a Mississippi fish oil plant last summer.


SIA Conference: 2015 CWS Summit Europe

28 January 2015

Creating and delivering a strategic and effective contingent workforce program is no easy feat. The CWS Summit Europe in Amsterdam provides the road map to drive program success through planning and savvy strategies.