Tag Archives: aca

May 01, 2014

ACA Driving Demand (and Confusion) for Staffing Firms

In 2013, staffing firms hired 11 million temporary and contract workers. The American Staffing Association predicts that over the next ten years the U.S. staffing industry will grow at a faster pace and add more new jobs than most other industries. One factor driving the demand for temporary workers is employers’ desire for more flexibility in matching their payroll to their revenue in an uncertain economy and...

March 01, 2014

ACA: Paving the Path of Opportunity

Due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the U.S. Congressional Budget Office forecasts that 30 million non-elderly Americans will gain insurance over 2013 to 2017. Additionally, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, elderly Americans, who consume more health care, are expected to comprise 21 percent of the U.S. population by 2035. Long-term trends point to a growing shortage of nurses, regardless of recent increases in...