Recent Updates

Beige Book: Demand up for healthcare direct hire

4 September 2013

Demand is up for direct hire of healthcare workers, according to the new U.S. Federal Reserve Beige Book report released Wednesday.


Staffing firm settling nurse suit for $1.8 million

4 September 2013

U.S. Nursing Corp. agreed to a $1.77 million settlement in a class action lawsuit in federal court that involves more than 2,500 temporary nurses who filled in at California hospitals during labor disputes, according to court records.


News Report August 2013

30 August 2013

Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets across Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and the Americas. Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data. 


A Look at the Hong Kong Temporary Workforce Environment

30 August 2013

  • Overview of the Hong Kong legal landscape
  • Significance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs

Rest of the World Legs & Regs Advisor July 2013

30 August 2013

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris netowrk
  • We have covered a variety of judicial developments, including labour reforms and court rulings
  • Data has been gathered from across the world

ACS to acquire Analysts International in $35 million deal

28 August 2013

American CyberSystems Inc. struck a deal to acquire fellow information technology staffing provider Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY) for approximately $35.0 million. The deal calls for ACS to acquire all outstanding shares of Analysts International for $6.45 a share.


TEKsystems is largest IT staffing firm, but On Assignment moves up

28 August 2013

While TEKsystems continued its 13-year reign at the top of the Largest IT Staffing Firms in the U.S. list, On Assignment captured the second position, boosted by its acquisition of Apex Systems. 


Global Staffing Industry Size 2012

28 August 2013

Key Findings include:

The size of the global staffing market.

A breakdown of the 40 of the most important countries

Estimates of the size of temporary and permanent services.


What Is a System of Record?

28 August 2013

When you are implementing a VMS tool, you will invariably need to build integrations with other systems, and will need to be clear about what the system of record is for your data points. But what is a system of record?


Contingents’ Data Access Is Concern in Marijuana Audit

28 August 2013

Contingent workers’ access to confidential information has become a concern after an audit released earlier this summer of the Colorado Department of Public Health that covered, in part, temps’ access to medical marijuana registries.