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Contract Watch: Quest, Synergy, Remedy

December 23, 2009

Three staffing firms will assist Vangent Inc. in hiring approximately 500 temporary workers for a U.S. Census call center in Sandy UT. The call center will be operated by Vangent and will be in place to answer questions from U.S. residents about the 2010 Census form. Most of the jobs will begin...


U.S. mass layoffs drop 23.0% in November

December 23, 2009

The number of mass layoffs in November fell 23.0% compared with the same month last year on a seasonally adjusted basis, and related jobless claims fell 26.7%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday. In November, there were 1,797 mass layoff actions compared with 2,333 in November....


TeamStaff receives Nasdaq notice

December 23, 2009

Nasdaq notified TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF) that its stock didn't meet listing standards for the Nasdaq Capital Market because its stock had not maintained a minimum bid price of $1 a share over a 30-day period, the company announced Tuesday. TeamStaff has 180 days to get its stock price over $1...


Analysts International names new chairman

December 23, 2009

Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY) named Douglas Neve as chairman of its board of directors effective immediately. Neve has been a director at Analysts International since May 2008. He formerly served as executive VP and CFO at Ceridian Corp. Former Chairman Krzysztof Burhardt will remain...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

December 23, 2009

The Daily News represents a small portion of the information and research Staffing Industry Analysts provides. Here are a few of the most recent research items available to corporate members -- including reports on what non-contingent workers have against contingent work and why freelancers don'...


Volt to restate past financials

December 23, 2009

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) announced today it will restate its financial statements for the two most recent fiscal years and for the quarters up to May 3 for its current fiscal year. In addition, the company said it will delay the filing of its annual report for 10-K for its curr...


Analysts International names new chairman

December 23, 2009

Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY) named Douglas Neve as chairman of its board of directors effective immediately. Neve has been a director at Analysts International since May 2008. He formerly served as executive VP and CFO at Ceridian Corp. Former Chairman Krzysztof Burhardt will remain...


Volt to restate past financials

December 23, 2009

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) announced today it will restate its financial statements for the two most recent fiscal years and for the quarters up to May 3 for its current fiscal year. In addition, the company said it will delay the filing of its annual report for 10-K for its curr...


People Store acquires portions of Peoplesource

December 22, 2009

People Store Solutions Inc. announced Monday it acquired certain assets of Peoplesource Staffing Solutions Inc. earlier in the fourth quarter. John Nalli, president of Mississauga, Ontario-based People Store, said the company acquired two offices from Peoplesource. Terms of the deal were not ann...


ASA: Staffing index rises in December

December 22, 2009

Demand for staffing services rose in December, according to results released today from the American Staffing Association's index measuring changes in temporary employment. The index rose to a monthly reading of 87 in December from 85 in November. The index measures changes in the number of temp...