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Employee Solutions acquires Oklahoma staffing firm

November 19, 2014

Employee Solutions, a Plano, Texas-based light industrial staffing company, acquired Bridge Employment Services, which targets industrial recruiting in the Tulsa, Okla., metropolitan area. It is the third office in Oklahoma for Employee Solutions.Employee Solutions named Judi Moore as operations...


New jobs emerge as healthcare industry transforms, survey finds

November 19, 2014

New clinical and leadership jobs that didn’t exist a decade ago are emerging from the transformation of the US healthcare system, according to a survey of 323 clinical and HR leaders from US healthcare organizations released by AMN Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: AHS).New clinical roles being seen are car...


EEOC issues performance report

November 19, 2014

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission faced challenges from lingering effects of sequestration and the government shutdown, according to its performance report for fiscal year 2014, which ended Sept. 30.“Despite these hurdles, the employees of the EEOC remain committed to meeting the nee...


Employers seek college grads with leadership, teamwork skills

November 19, 2014

Employers considering new college graduates for job openings seek leaders who can work as part of a team and communicate effectively, according to a survey of 260 employers by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.Employers surveyed were members of NACE.When asked which attributes th...


Hedge fund calls for board change at Volt – Web

November 19, 2014

Reuters reports Hedge fund Livermore Partners is pushing for change at US staffing services provider Volt Information Sciences Inc., setting the stage for a potential proxy battle if the company does not act on its demands. To read the story, click here.


Contingent worker sues Google claiming IC misclassification

November 18, 2014

A former Google worker in New York sued both the search giant and online staffing firm Elance-oDesk claiming he and others were misclassified as independent contractors.The class action lawsuit demands unpaid wages, including overtime. It also seeks other damages as well as attorneys’ fees. It co...


Snelling Staffing Services hires general counsel

November 18, 2014

Snelling Staffing Services, a Dallas-based staffing provider, named Keith Clark as general counsel.Clark most recently spent nearly seven years as chief legal officer, CCO and COO at a publicly traded health and fitness firm. However, he began his practice at the Dallas office of Akin, Gump, Stra...


OSHA cites Georgia manufacturer, staffing provider

November 18, 2014

The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Tenneco Automotive Operating Co. Inc., a manufacturer of automotive exhaust systems and components, for 27 safety and health violations at its Hartwell, Ga., plant. Staffing agency Elite Logistic Service Inc., which...


Training firm acquires Alabama-based staffing provider

November 18, 2014

GSE Systems, Inc. (NYSE: GVP) acquired Huntsville, Ala.-based Hyperspring LLC through its operating subsidiary, GSE Power Systems Inc. GSE provides simulation, training and engineering solutions to the energy industry, and the transaction brings a staffing component to the firm.Hyperspring provid...


Employment services price index rises

November 18, 2014

The US producer price index for employment services rose 2.2 percent in October compared to the same month a year ago to a level of 107.0, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that was not seasonally adjusted.Producer price indexes track the change in price rece...