Recent Updates

Mitsui acquires The Delta Companies

26 March 2014

Investment firm Mitsui & Co. Ltd. acquired The Delta Companies, one of the largest providers of locum tenens in the U.S.


AMN investing $5 million in telepharmacy firm

26 March 2014

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm, made a $5 million investment in telepharmacy provider PipelineRx.


EEOC sues healthcare staffing firm, alleges disability discrimination

26 March 2014

Maxim Healthcare Services Inc. violated federal law when it refused to hire an HIV-positive applicant because of his disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged in a lawsuit it announced yesterday.


Cross Country revenue falls 2%, names new CFO

26 March 2014

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. (NASD: CCRN) reported revenue fell by 2.3 percent in the fourth quarter and announced a new CFO.


Fieldglass to Be Acquired by SAP

26 March 2014

Business software giant SAP announced today plans to acquire Fieldglass, a global spend leader among vendor management system providers.


Talent: A One-Lens Approach

26 March 2014

We constantly hear about the war for talent and talent shortages, and that’s becoming a global discussion point. But sometimes, we make the process more difficult on ourselves by keeping talent pools separate based on where we get them.


Europe’s Agency Work Directive ‘Imbalanced’

26 March 2014

A European Commission report finds universal, correct application of the Agency Workers Directive among member states, but the president of the European Confederation of Private Employment Agencies (Eurociett) find the results disappointing.


FedEx Driver Case Not a ‘Slam-Dunk’

26 March 2014

A U.S. District Judge has approved a $5.8 million settlement between a class of drivers and FedEx Ground over the objections of a subset of the plaintiffs.


State Assesses $12.2 Million for Misclassification in 2013

26 March 2014

Employers that misclassified workers in New York State were assessed nearly $12.2 million in unemployment insurance contributions during 2013, according to an annual report released last month by the New York State Department of Labor.


OSHA Releases Bulletin on Temp Worker Requirements

26 March 2014

OSHA released an educational resource that focuses on compliance with safety and health requirements when temporary workers are employed under the joint, or dual, employment of a staffing agency and a host employer.