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June 8, 2010

The Daily News is just a small part of what Staffing Industry Analysts produces. New research now available for corporate members includes an update on U.S. economic indicators; an Insight on what degree staffing firms subcontract out work to other staffing firms; an Insight on M&A multiples paid...


Groups sue feds over anti-staffing rule

June 8, 2010

The TechServe Alliance and others filed a lawsuit today against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The suit targets a USCIS rule that information technology staffing firms are not "U.S. employers," and therefore aren't eligible to bring in tech workers on H-1B visas. "USCIS' actions are...


Manpower cites hiring 'inflection point'

June 8, 2010

U.S. employers' hiring plans for the upcoming third quarter are improved over the third quarter of 2009, according to Manpower Inc.'s (NYSE: MAN) new outlook survey released today. "We have been waiting for the labor market to show signs of a sustained recovery," Manpower Chairman and CEO Jeff J...


Survey: CFOs plan net decrease in staff

June 7, 2010

Six percent of CFOs plan to hire full-time accounting and finance employees in the third quarter of 2010, and 9% anticipate staff reductions for a net decrease of 3%, according to Robert Half Financial hiring index released today by Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). Eighty-three percen...


Employment agency owners in indictment

June 7, 2010

Several employment agency and restaurant owners in Georgia were indicted on suspicion of conspiring to induce undocumented workers to enter and remain in the U.S., the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia announced last week. The employment agencies -- New Fuzhou, Zhong Me...


SFN Group confidence index edges down

June 7, 2010

SFN Group's (NYSE: SFN) employee confidence index fell to a level of 52.6 in May from 53.1 in April as workers became somewhat less confident in the U.S. economy and the future of their current employers. The index's survey found that 29% of U.S. workers believe the economy is getting stronger,...


Adecco paying $12,000 in EEOC settlement

June 7, 2010

Adecco USA will pay $12,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency announced Friday. The client company, Pittsburgh Plastics Manufacturing Inc. had already agreed to pay $79,500. According to the EEOC, Veronica...


Service Alberta charges employment agency

June 7, 2010

An employment agency and its directors in Alberta, Canada, were charged on suspicion of collecting fees from two foreign workers to find jobs -- a prohibited practice, Service Alberta announced last Thursday. Platinum-Care.com Corp. and its directors, Leahnette Acuna and Rossana Lim, allegedly c...


Monthly Pulse Survey now open

June 7, 2010

The Staffing Industry Monthly Pulse Survey is now open. Those taking part will receive results from the survey. However, participants must complete the survey by 11 a.m. Pacific time on June 23. To go to the survey, click here.


Employment trends index up for ninth month

June 7, 2010

The Conference Board's U.S. employment trends index rose to a reading of 95.7 in May, its ninth consecutive monthly increase. April's revised reading was 95.2. "The ongoing growth in the employment trends index suggests that the disappointing uptick in payroll employment in May could just be a o...