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Employment Insurance rolls down 0.5% in Canada

December 22, 2009

The number of people receiving Canadian Employment Insurance jobless benefits fell 0.5% in October to 809,600 from 813,640 in September, Statistics Canada reported today. In Ontario, the number of people receiving Employment Insurance benefits rose by 1.5% to 276,850 in October from 272,690 in S...


Manpower lands Australian military RPO deal

December 22, 2009

Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) said it received a contract to handle recruitment process outsourcing for the Australian Defence Force. The agency comprises the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army and Royal Australian Air Force. The contract is valued at $200 million. It calls for Manpower to handl...


Employment Insurance rolls down 0.5% in Canada

December 22, 2009

The number of people receiving Canadian Employment Insurance jobless benefits fell 0.5% in October to 809,600 from 813,640 in September, Statistics Canada reported today. In Ontario, the number of people receiving Employment Insurance benefits rose by 1.5% to 276,850 in October from 272,690 in S...


Agency cuts GDP growth estimate for U.S.

December 22, 2009

The U.S. Department of Commerce lowered its estimate of growth in U.S. real gross domestic product in the third quarter to an annual rate of 2.2%, down from a previous estimate of 2.8%. MarketWatch reported that economists expected a revision down to 2.7%. Real GDP fell 0.7% in the second quarte...


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...


Agency cuts GDP growth estimate for U.S.

December 22, 2009

The U.S. Department of Commerce lowered its estimate of growth in U.S. real gross domestic product in the third quarter to an annual rate of 2.2%, down from a previous estimate of 2.8%. MarketWatch reported that economists expected a revision down to 2.7%. Real GDP fell 0.7% in the second quarte...


Manpower lands Australian military RPO deal

December 22, 2009

Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) said it received a contract to handle recruitment process outsourcing for the Australian Defence Force. The agency comprises the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army and Royal Australian Air Force. The contract is valued at $200 million. It calls for Manpower to handl...


CWS Daily News to cease publication

December 22, 2009

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Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

December 22, 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 temporary worker satisfaction, how temporary workers choose staffing agencies and...


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...