Staffing News of the Day, April 3, 2014

Staffing News of the Day
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U.S. jobless claims rise to 326,000 – a one-month high [Market Watch] Is the phone book next? LinkedIn takes legal action against other “people aggregators” [ERE] Bipartisan group of Senators offer amendment incentivizing employers to hire long-term unemployed Americans [Insurance News Net] I was blocked from hiring […]

One of the Largest Staffing Firms in the U.S. Files For Bankruptcy

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The Select Family of Staffing Companies, one of the 10 largest staffing firms in the U.S., filed for a pre-packaged voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy after reaching a re-structuring deal. The Santa Barbara, California-based company says business will remain unaffected, and the move will significantly reduce its debt […]

Staffing News of the Day, April 2, 2014

Staffing News of the Day
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CareerBuilder has announced it will acquire Broadbean, a candidate sourcing software company [On Rec] ADP: Private sector picks up steam to add 191,000 jobs in March [Market Watch] Hobby Lobby’s hypocrisy: the company’s retirement plan invests in contraception manufacturers [Mother Jones] 2014 salary trends that […]

Staffing News of the Day, April 1, 2014

Staffing News of the Day
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Workonomix survey finds Americans overwhelmingly value money over time [PR Newswire] Calif. could become first state to hold companies responsible for wage/safety violations committed by temp agencies [ProPublica] Does slack job market need support? Janet Yellen illustrates plight of unemployed with real-life examples, but omits […]

Staffing News of the Day, March 31, 2014

Staffing News of the Day
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Seventh worker dies at World Cup venue in Brazil after falling 26 feet without safety cable [ABC News] Alabama congresswoman suggests OSHA singles out right-to-work states [Montgomery Advertiser] Adjunct professors say they’ve become the “temp workers” of college classrooms [Star Tribune] Georgia Supreme Court: Apple’s injunction of an ex-employee who has a […]