Recent Updates

Legal Update: Calif. governor signs joint liability bill

October 8, 2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Sept. 28 signed into law a bill that imposes joint liability on buyers of staffing services for staffing firms’ wages and hours and workers’ compensation violations, as well as health and safety compliance.


Fatal injuries rise among contractors

October 8, 2014

The number of “contractors” in the US who died from fatal workplace injuries rose in 2013, according to preliminary numbers released last month by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. 


Big data tool to optimize strategic workforce plans

October 8, 2014

Comparisons and benchmarking might be feasible at the macro level, but those who need to dig deeper into their numbers have been largely challenged. One firm is looking to bridge the gap.


Happy anniversary, CWS Summit!

October 8, 2014

This week, CW professionals are gathering for the 10th annual CWS Summit. In the Contingent Blog, Subadhra R. Sriram, editor and publisher, media products, marks the occasion with a look at the world of contingent workforce management, then and now.


SIA Webinar: How to implement and run SOW successfully

October 8, 2014

Managing statement-of-work and project-based work correctly can result in significant cost savings, but most organizations still struggle with adoption. Hear how this program implemented it successfully.
 
 


Travelers Haven launches new healthcare housing portal — Sponsor Content

October 7, 2014

Travelers Haven recently launched a new housing management portal that simplifies the entire healthcare housing process and takes the guesswork out of budgeting.


Nurse tsunami ahead — Staffing Stream

October 7, 2014

Demand for nurses is expected to grow even as baby boomer nurses near retirement. Cathy Vollmer of Favorite Healthcare Staffing discusses the impact in The Staffing Stream.


Florida, California top states for healthcare professionals

October 7, 2014

Florida and California were the top states for healthcare professionals in terms of job interest, according to StaffDNA.


CEO of AMN joins McKesson board

October 7, 2014

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) CEO Susan Salka has been elected to the McKesson board.


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.