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DLH Holdings revenue up, net income little changed

February 5, 2015

DLH Holdings Corp. (NASD: DLHC), an Atlanta-based provider of healthcare and logistics staffing and solutions to the federal government, reported revenue rose 8.3% in its fiscal first quarter ended Dec. 31. Gross margin also improved, but net income edged up only 0.8%.The company’s largest custom...


Calian revenue up 8%

February 5, 2015

Calian Technologies Ltd. (TSX: CTY) reported revenue rose 8.1% in its fiscal first quarter ended Dec. 31. The Ottawa-based company cited stabilized revenues in its traditional markets and the performance of recent acquisitions. First-quarter revenue rose 10.1% in Calian’s business and techno...


New Jersey staffing firm owners arrested, accused of hiding $30 million

February 5, 2015

A New Jersey husband and wife who own staffing firms were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of hiding more than $30 million in income and underpaying workers’ compensation premiums from 2009 through 2013, the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General reported.The couple arrested were Andres Minaya,...


Manufacturers’ hiring expectations rise for February; service-sector down

February 5, 2015

Hiring expectations in US manufacturing rose for the 11th consecutive month in February when compared with the same month in the previous year. However, service-sector hiring expectations are down, according to the leading indicators of a national employment report released today by the Society f...


Staffing firm lists top finance/accounting, IT jobs for salary increases in Toronto area

February 5, 2015

Salaries in the Toronto area finance and accounting sector will rise 4.79% this year while Toronto IT salaries will rise 3.45%, according to Lannick Group of Companies’ 2015 salary report.The Toronto-based staffing provider listed the top seven Canadian finance/accounting and IT jobs for increase...


The coming revolution at work, brace yourself — Staffing Stream

February 5, 2015

We are in the midst of a major revolution in how work gets done — automation will take over more and more jobs now filled by people. Staffing Industry Analysts estimates 60% of all jobs placed by staffing firms are likely to be replaced by automation in the next 10 to 20 years. Staffing Industry...


Jobless claims average falls, total claims rise 11,000

February 5, 2015

The US four-week moving average of initial claims for unemployment insurance last week fell by 6,500 to a total of 292,750 from the previous week’s upwardly revised average of 299,250, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the US Department of Labor.The four-week moving avera...


Corporate Resource Services weighs possible sale after PEO files for bankruptcy

February 4, 2015

Leadership at staffing provider Corporate Resource Services Inc. (NASD: CRRS) is weighing a possible sale of some or all of the company, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The move comes after its PEO service provider filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection M...


Barrett Q4 staffing, PEO revenue up

February 4, 2015

Both PEO and temporary staffing revenue rose at Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASD: BBSI) in the fourth quarter, and net income rose.However, the Vancouver, Wash.-based company posted a loss for full-year 2014 that came as a result of an increase in workers’ compensation reserves during th...


ADP reports PEO revenue up 18%

February 4, 2015

PEO revenue rose 18% at ADP (NASD: ADP) in the company’s fiscal second quarter ended Dec. 31. Average PEO worksite employees rose 15% in the second quarter to approximately 354,000.The Roseland, N.J.-based company provides other services, including paycheck processing. Total revenue rose 7%. (US...