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Nursing home staffing company ordered to pay more than $700,000 in overtime case — Web

November 20, 2015

The Courier-Post reports a federal judge ordered Hackensack, N.J.-based Broadway Healthcare Management LLC to pay $636,410 in back wages to 150 workers it placed at 10 New Jersey nursing homes, plus $97,388 in legal and investigative costs.

People: Egon Zehnder, ZRG Partners, Day & Zimmermann, Slone Partners

November 20, 2015

Executive search firm Egon Zehnder appointed German Herrera as industrial practice leader for North America. Herrera has managed the firm’s Miami office since 2006. He joined Egon Zehnder in 1998 to oversee the opening of its office in Bogotá, Colombia. In addition to his work in the industrial, CEO...

Supplemental Health Care launches new RPO company

November 19, 2015

Supplemental Health Care, a Park City, Utah-based healthcare staffing firm, spun off its recruitment process outsourcing division into a new company, effective Nov. 18.

Clinical Magnet, a subsidiary of Supplemental Health Care, will provide RPO services for the healthcare industry and focus exclusively...

Barrett confirms delayed filing of third-quarter earnings report, receives Nasdaq notice

November 19, 2015

Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASD: BBSI) confirmed that the filing of its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2015, with the Securities and Exchange Commission will be delayed. The company also received a letter from Nasdaq, dated Nov. 12, stating that Barrett is non-compliant with Listing Rule...

Louisiana finds record number of IC misclassifications

November 19, 2015

The Louisiana Workforce Commission reports it is on track toward a second consecutive record-setting year in the identification of workers misclassified by employers as independent contractors. Through Nov. 12, LWC identified nearly 9,400 misclassified employees in audits of 865 companies. It expects...

US leading index suggests increased growth

November 19, 2015

The Conference Board’s US leading economic index rose sharply in October, suggesting continued expansion heading into the New Year. The index rose 0.6% in October to a reading of 124.1 (2010 = 100), following declines of 0.1% in both September and August.

“The US LEI rose sharply in October, with...

Average holiday bonus this year is $858, survey finds

November 19, 2015

The average holiday bonus this year is expected to be $858, according to a survey released by Jacksonville Fla.-based Accounting Principals. Two-thirds of HR and hiring managers, 67%, reported their company plans to give monetary holiday bonuses this year

Of the 33% not planning to give monetary bonuses...

Jobless claims average up by 3,000 but total claims fall

November 19, 2015

The US four-week moving average of initial claims for unemployment insurance rose by 3,000 last week to 270,750 from the previous week’s unrevised average, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the US Department of Labor.

The four-week moving average decreases the volatility...

AMN to acquire B.E. Smith for $160 million

November 18, 2015

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the largest US healthcare staffing firm, agreed to acquire B.E. Smith, an executive search firm specializing in healthcare, for $160 million in cash.

Founded in 1978, B.E. Smith provides senior-level leadership services including interim leadership, executive...

Caldwell Partners revenue up 16%

November 18, 2015

The Caldwell Partners (TSX: CWL.TO), a Toronto-based executive search firm, reported revenue rose 16.4% year over year to C$15.4 million (US$11.7 million) in its fiscal fourth quarter ended Aug. 31. The Caldwell Partners has operations in Canada, the US and Europe. In July, the company formed a strategic...