Recent Updates

Contingent Workers and the FMLA

20 November 2013

A recent ruling out of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirms that companies that use temporary workers provided by a staffing provider may be obligated to accept temps coming back from leave taken under the FMLA.


New York Joins Feds’ Misclassification Fight

20 November 2013

New York became the 15th state to sign a memorandum of understanding with the federal government to crack down on misclassification of employees as independent contractors. 


ACA Changes: A Commentary

20 November 2013

Last week, President Obama announced plans to alleviate the wave of insurance policy cancellations due to noncompliance with the ACA. Attorney George Reardon comments on the upcoming plans.


Traits to Succeed as a Contingent

20 November 2013

Contingent work isn’t for everyone. Are you and your staffing providers looking for the right type of worker? A contingent worker shares his insights in Staffing Industry Review.


Staffing Stream: Outsource Packaging

20 November 2013

The Internet has ushered in an era of immediate fulfillment, and in-house resources often can’t keep up. Sara Stringer asserts that outsourcing of packaging merchandise may be the way to go in The Staffing Stream.


Web: Contingents Are at Greater Risk

20 November 2013

A commentator in the Inside Bay Area website asserts temporary workers face unnecessary, life-threatening hazards. Read why here


Study highlights common features of healthcare MSPs

13 November 2013

The recently published "2013 VMS and MSP Service Differentiators" report provides an overview of the features and characteristics of the available vendor management system and managed service provider programs. 


Staffing Stream: We’re all here to serve the client

13 November 2013

A vendor management system provider tackles some common perceptions about VMS in a new post in The Staffing Stream.


Dice acquires healthcare job site

13 November 2013

Job board operator Dice Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DHX) acquired onTargetjobs, which includes three healthcare-related job boards, from private equity firm Warburg Pincus for $50 million in cash.


On Assignment healthcare revenue falls

13 November 2013

On Assignment Inc. (NYSE: ASGN) reported third-quarter healthcare staffing revenue fell 1.1 percent to $15.4 million, and third-quarter physician staffing revenue fell 4.6 percent to $26.2 million.