Recent Updates

Massachusetts ICU nurse staffing law takes effect

October 7, 2014

A Massachusetts law that mandates a maximum of one patient per nurse in intensive care units took effect Sept. 29, the Massachusetts Nurses Association announced.


Interim Healthcare acquires Australian firm

October 7, 2014

Interim Healthcare Inc. acquired Just Better Care, an Australia-based firm.


New reports provide valuable data points on healthcare staffing market

October 7, 2014

Two recently published reports offer a look at growth metrics — both recent and projected—within the US healthcare staffing industry.


2014 Staffing Company Survey: Reported M&A multiples and activity

October 6, 2014

  • Median multiples paid for acquisitions in 2014 were 0.6x revenue, and 3.5x EBITDA
  • These values were roughly consistent with those reported in previous years
  • About 500 acquisitions occur in the temporary staffing industry annually

2014 Allied Health and Advanced Practice Benchmarking Summary Report

October 2, 2014

  • Allied health revenue and volume down from 1H13 to 1H14
  • Respiratory and speech up, OT and PT down
  • Robust growth in nurse practitioner staffing

Preparing for Impact – The Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Contingent Workforce Management - October 1, 2014

October 2, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Understand the impact of the ACA on management of a non-employee workforce
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

2014 Temporary Workers Survey: Preferences, Satisfaction and Agency Selection & Cumulative Index to 2009-2013 Surveys

October 1, 2014

  • 7,000 temps from 110 firms surveyed
  • Temp medical insurance, satisfaction, referral bonuses
  • 143 page report accumulates all previous temp/contingent surveys

North American News Report September 2014

October 1, 2014

  • Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labor markets in North America.
  • Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data.

Co-employment: Friend, not foe

October 1, 2014

Several contingent workers are injured in a workplace incident. Should the company’s lawyers argue that there is no co-employer relationship in place?


When temporary workers strike

October 1, 2014

Disputes and unrest among temporary workers have been in the global news of late. Find out why.