Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace.
*This week’s fundings: $2B+
- WeWork Receives $2 Billion Investment from SoftBank
- Enterprise Workflow Solutions Provider Onit Gets $200M for Growth
- Employee Communications and Engagement Provider Poppulo Raises $35M in Funding
- Managed by Q, a New York-based office management platform, raised an additional $25 million as part of its Series C funding (Term Sheet Listing)
- Compliance Management Software Provider GAN Integrity Raises $15M in Series B Funding
- Recruiting and Employment Solutions Provider TransForce Acquires Drive360 Logistics
- OneDigital Health and Benefits Acquires Cherry Creek Benefits
- G&A Partners Acquires California PEO Focus Management Group
- Alera Group Acquires The Avon-Dixon Insurance Agency
- Boston-Based HR Tech Company meQuilibrium Hires Pam Boiros as Chief Marketing Officer
- APS Named Small-Business Leader for Payroll Software in G2 Crowd Report
- Randstad Sourceright and Human Capital Institute Announce First-Ever Talent Acquisition Innovation Awards Open for Entry
- ACI Specialty Benefits Appoints Thomas Kellerhouse as Managing Director
Week in Review – Popular Content
Firm Led by Google Veterans Uses A.I. to ‘Nudge’ Workers Toward Happiness (New York Times)
A company started by three former Google employees is pitching A.I. as the answer to a more common problem: being happier at work.
Tags: Worker Happiness, Teamwork, Management
Pay Equity Disputes Are Flourishing, and Expect More in the New Year (National Law Journal)
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected soon to announce whether the justices will hear a dispute over whether employers can use an applicant’s prior salary to justify paying men and women differently.
Tags: Pay Equity, Employment Law
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