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California bill to get tough on staffing buyers now going to governor

August 29, 2014

The California State Assembly approved a bill Thursday that could make staffing buyers liable for staffing firm wage and hour violations. The bill, AB 1897, already received Senate approval. It’s now going to the governor’s desk reported its sponsor, Assemblymember Roger Hernández, D-West Covina....


Massachusetts temp agency owners plead guilty in $25 million scheme

August 29, 2014

Four family members from Lowell, Mass., who operated a temporary employment agency pleaded guilty Thursday in a scheme to hide $25 million in employees’ wages from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.The defendants ran a temporary employment agency prov...


Half of employers plan to use temp/contract staff, survey finds

August 29, 2014

A shortage of qualified talent makes hiring more challenging, and nearly 50 percent of employers plan to turn to temporary and contract staff to help fill their needs, according to the 2014 Workforce Hiring Projections Survey released today by PrideStaff, a national staffing franchise.Survey resp...


People: DLH, RiseSmart, Lucas, PrideStaff, Heidrick, Accountable

August 29, 2014

DLH Holdings Corp. (NASD: DLHC) appointed Denise Ciotti as vice president, business development. Ciotti has 15 years of experience in the federal health marketplace and previously was vice president, business development within Humana’s Federal Healthcare IT organization. She has also served as a...


Web: Only one hepatitis suit still to be resolved

August 29, 2014

Seacoastonline reports attorneys have settled 32 of the 33 lawsuits brought against the hospital and other agencies by patients infected by a temp worker. To read the story, click here.


Next Daily News

August 29, 2014

The North American Staffing Industry Daily News will not publish Monday because of the Labor Day holiday. The next issue publishes Tuesday, Sept. 2. Our European and Rest of World publications do publish on Monday.


July’s temp revenue growth rate second-highest since 2012 — Pulse Report

August 28, 2014

U.S. temporary staffing revenue rose a median 13 percent year over year in July among staffing firms taking part in Staffing Industry Analysts’ monthly Pulse Survey. The growth represented a deceleration from the 15 percent year-over-year growth in July but was above the 10 percent growth rate in...


Ninth Circuit ruling says FedEx Ground misclassified drivers

August 28, 2014

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal ruled FedEx Ground, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), misclassified a class of 2,300 drivers as independent contractors instead of employees, law firm Leonard Carder announced. The case is Alexander v. FedEx Ground; it covers workers at FedEx Ground in a p...


Sports-related employment in US up 13%

August 28, 2014

Jobs in sports-related industries in the U.S. rose 12.6 percent between 2014 and 2010 while the overall national job market grew by just 5.5 percent, according to research released today by CareerBuilder and EMSI.Several occupations experienced double-digit employment growth in sports-related ind...


GDP estimate for Q2 revised up

August 28, 2014

U.S. real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter, according to the second estimate by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The growth rate is up from the previous advance second-quarter estimate of 4.0 percent; it is significantly stronger than the fir...