Recent Updates

AMN buys VMS and healthcare staffing firms in $82.5 million deal

7 January 2015

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) agreed to acquire Onward Healthcare, Locum Leaders and VMS provider Medefis from OGH LLC. 

No more nurse shortage? Surplus projected for 2025

7 January 2015

The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration now predicts an excess supply of nurses numbering 340,000 in the US by 2025.

Global Overview of Developments in Data Protection and Privacy

7 January 2015

  • As the internet enables globalisation and businesses operate across myriad jurisdictions online, countries across the World are developing and extending data protection regulation.
  • With organisations transferring more and more data across borders, it is crucial that organisations manage and safeguard... More

EU consults on a review of the Working Time Directive

7 January 2015

The European Commission is seeking input on the Working Time Directive in efforts to meet the needs of workers, businesses, public services and consumers.

Don’t fight it: Keeping temps engaged pays off

7 January 2015

In a candidate-centric market, engaging contingent workers can bring benefits. There is no need for total isolation, a relic of the Dark Ages.

Temps vs. ICs: Don’t mix them when crafting your risk mitigation strategies

7 January 2015

We’ve spent much time covering co-employment and independent contractor classification risks. Some CW managers, though, confuse the two issues when developing their mitigation strategies. Learn the distinction. 

Canada: Deportation case highlights need for oversight of temp foreign worker program

7 January 2015

Facing deportation, a couple working in Canada since 2009 — and who have since had a child — accuse their immigration consultant of knowingly providing false information on their immigration applications, leading some to call for more oversight of the program, The Vancouver Sun reports.

Misclassified workers? What are your options?

7 January 2015

Andrew G. Poulos, an enrolled agent with more than 18 years' accounting and tax experience, writes about the IRS’ Voluntary Classification Settlement Program on the Intuit Accountants News Central blog.

SIA Research: Contingent Buyers Survey Cumulative Report

7 January 2015

This 385-page report comprises both the 2014 Contingent Buyers Survey and all previous such surveys, going back to 2006. Topics covered include: contingent use projections, acceptance levels of contingents, expectations regarding the Affordable Care Act, buyers’ best decisions, and program considerations... More

Argentina Market Snapshot

5 January 2015

  • Use this document to gain an overview of the size and nature of the staffing market
  • Report includes data on the wider economy and business environment