Recent Updates

Another gig economy firm to categorize its workers as employees, not contractors

July 8, 2015

Gig economy company Shyp announced in a recent blog it will reclassify its couriers as employees instead of independent contractors, following in the footsteps of Instacart.


Web: Food processing plant contractor dies

July 8, 2015

A contract worker died Monday after an ammonia leak at Rich Products’ Ft. Erie, Ont., Canada, food processing facility. Two other workers — one also a contractor — were treated for non-life-threatening injuries, Buffalo News reports. The cause of the accident was not known at press time... More


2015 Temporary Worker Survey: How can staffing firms improve the popular image of the staffing industry and of temporary work?

July 7, 2015

  • 2,000 temps offer ideas on promoting industry
  • Temps say advertise temp--to-perm success, stats
  • Take a bigger role in temp careers, offer training, advice

Feds investigating firms for alleged H-1B abuse

July 7, 2015

The US Department of Labor is investigating Infosys Ltd. (NYSE: INFY) and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., over H-1B use, according to an announcement last month by two US senators.


Volt Information Sciences CEO steps down

July 7, 2015

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: VISI) President and CEO Ron Kochman stepped down; Chairman Michael Dean will fill the roles on an interim basis.


Fahrenheit IT acquires security-cleared IT staffing provider

July 7, 2015

Fahrenheit IT, a division of Global Employment Solutions, acquired Information Technology Engineering Corporation. The transaction closed June 26.


IT leaders, professionals disagree on cause of skills gap

July 7, 2015

IT leaders and IT professionals believe a skills gap exists, but the two sides disagree on reasons for the gap, according to a TEKsystems survey.


CIO and CTO post top list of highest tech salaries

July 7, 2015

CIOs and CTOs top this year’s list of highest-paid technology professionals, according to Mondo, a New York-based IT and digital marketing staffing provider.


Mastech closes acquisition of Hudson’s IT staffing operations in US

July 7, 2015

Pittsburgh-based IT staffing firm Mastech Holdings Inc. (NYSE MKT: MHH) completed its acquisition of Hudson Global Inc.’s (NASD: HSON) IT staffing business in the US.


CTG hires healthcare and life sciences leader

July 7, 2015

IT staffing provider CTG (NASD: CTG) named Alfred Hamilton as VP and general manager of CTG Healthcare and Life Sciences.