Recent Updates

DOL to beef up enforcement staff

14 April 2015

The US Department of Labor's budget includes more than $31 million for additional staff to combat wage and hour and independent contractor classification compliance.


Court grants bakery workers class status in IC case

14 April 2015

A court granted “class” standing to group of 200 workers who claim they were misclassified as independent contractors in a lawsuit against Flowers Foods Inc., the second-largest US bakery, Mainebiz reports.


More buyers ban recruitment fees for workers

14 April 2015

An association of global electronics companies voted to prohibit recruiters or employers from charging recruitment fees to workers in a step to improve human rights for workers. 


Updated US staffing industry forecast predicts continued strong growth for IT

8 April 2015

IT staffing market in the US is anticipated to grow 7% in 2015 and 6% in 2016.


Sourcing should be mobile friendly — Promoted

8 April 2015

By bridging the mobile divide, you’ll stand out from the crowd and show candidates you are willing to engage with them when and where they prefer to converse.


US reaches cap on H-1B visas for highly skilled foreign temporary workers

8 April 2015

The cap for H-1B visas for highly skilled temporary foreign workers for the upcoming federal fiscal year was again reached within a week.


IT staffing providers among the best staffing firms to work for

8 April 2015

Several IT staffing firms ranked in this year’s Best Staffing Firms to Work For competition.


TEKsystems survey finds 44% to up hiring for big data positions

8 April 2015

Organizations are addressing big data skills shortages through training and contingent hires, according to a TEKsystems survey.


CTG names former Dell exec as president and CEO

8 April 2015

CTG, a Buffalo, NY-based staffing provider, named former Dell exec Cliff Bleustein as president, CEO and a board member.


Court approves Matchtech acquisition of UK-based Networkers International

8 April 2015

A court has sanctioned Matchtech Group’s acquisition of staffing firm Networkers International, a UK-based provider of IT, telecommunications and other staffing services.