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2015 Largest Legal Staffing Firms in the United States

August 21, 2015

  • Report ranks seven firms that generated at least $25 million in legal temporary staffing revenue in 2014
  • Four largest: Special Counsel (Adecco), Update Legal, Compliance Discovery Solutions (System One), Kelly Services
  • Added together, the firms generated $0.5 billion in revenue, or 46% of the... More

2015 Largest Education Staffing Firms in the United States

August 19, 2015

  • Report ranks six firms that generated at least $25 million in U.S. education temporary staffing revenue in 2014
  • Three largest: Kelly Services, PESG, and Source4Teachers
  • Added together, the firms generated $0.6 billion, or 71% of the market

2015 Largest Finance Accounting Staffing Firms in the United States

August 19, 2015

  • Report ranks 13 firms that generated at least $50 million in U.S. finance/accounting temporary staffing revenue
  • Three largest: Robert Half International, Accounting Principals (Adecco), and Randstad Professionals
  • Added together, the firms generated $3.7 billion, or 55% of the market 

The co-employment conundrum: It’s in the control

August 19, 2015

Courts and regulators have a hand in what constitutes co-employment, not legislators. Here's what you need to know.


DOL announces $5 million misclassification judgment and more

August 19, 2015

One company settled a misclassification case with the DOL for $5 million, while the agency is pursuing another for $3 million.


OSHA fines buyer; sets temp safety committee meeting schedule

August 19, 2015

A pipe insulator and its staffing provider have been cited by OSHA for exposing workers to amputation and other risks. Separately, OSHA announced monthly meetings of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health's Temporary Workers Work Group.


Alaska becomes 25th state to join feds’ IC misclassification program

August 19, 2015

Alaska signed a three-year memorandum of understanding with the US Department of Labor to crack down on the misclassification of employees as independent contractors.


Penn. case may make buyers liable for IC's injuries

August 19, 2015

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could hold companies liable for mishaps involving independent contractors, overturning a century of precedent and removing one of the advantages of hiring independent contracting firms, the Scranton Times Tribune reports.


2015 Largest Engineering Staffing Firms in the United States

August 18, 2015

  • Report ranks 23 firms that generated at least $50 million in engineering temporary staffing revenue in 2014
  • Three largest: Aerotek (Allegis Group), ENTEGEE (Adecco), Kelly Services
  • Added together, the first generated $5.4 billion in revenue (68% of the market)

Contingent Share of Workforce

August 14, 2015

  • Average share of workers who are contingent remained at 18% among buyers surveyed
  • Half of buyers expected their contingent share to grow over next two years
  • Median projected growth in number of contingent workers over next two years was 17%