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Nurses Unions to Strike

March 1, 2011

Two hospitals face potential nurse strikes this month, according to press reports. Nurses at Washington D.C. Hospital Center plan a one-day strike March 4. Nurses at Kaiser Los Angeles Medical Center have scheduled for March 2 an event to officially notify Kaiser of its intent to strike.

Washington Hospital...


Names in the News

March 1, 2011

Protiviti Inc., the business consulting and internal audit business of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI), announced the addition of Ryan Senter as a managing director in Dallas. Prior to joining Protiviti, Senter was a managing director at Alvarez & Marsal LLC.

Certes Financial Pros, a Twin...


Prison Sentence for Staffing President

February 28, 2011

The president of two Chicago-area staffing firms has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for hiring illegal immigrants and ordered to forfeit funds, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency announced last week.
Clinton Roy Perkins, 66, was sentenced Feb. 16 to 18 months in prison...


Corporate Resource Appoints CFO

February 28, 2011

Corporate Resource Services Inc. (OTC: CRRS.OB) appointed Scott Schecter as CFO. Schecter, 54, had been serving as a consultant to the company's accounting and finance department for a year. Prior to that, Schecter was CFO and then CEO of Hydrogen Corp., a power-plant manufacturer. Schecter's contract...


Names in the News

February 28, 2011

Nelson Family of Cos. and WorkforceLogic announced Ron Mester has been elected to the board of directors. Mester is president and CEO of LTBL, an information services company. Prior to that, Mester was president and CEO of Staffing Industry Analysts, which publishes the Daily News, for eight years.
Impellam...


Canada's Fourth-Quarter GDP Rises

February 28, 2011

Canada's real gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.8 percent in the fourth quarter, Statistics Canada announced today.
Led by exports, the fourth-quarter growth follows a 0.4 percent gain in the third quarter, revised upward from a previously announced 0.3 percent. Real GDP rose 0.5 percent in December...


GDP Rose 2.8% in 2010

February 25, 2011

U.S. real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 2.8 percent in the fourth quarter, according to a second estimate released today by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The second estimate is down from an advance estimate of 3.2 percent.

GDP rose 2.6 percent in the third quarter, 1.7 percent...


Analysts International Revenue Falls 5%

February 25, 2011

Analysts International (NASD: ANLY) reported fourth-quarter revenue fell 4.8 percent on a year-over-year basis to $25.3 million. The company also appointed Brittany McKinney president and CEO. She has been acting as interim president and CEO since Andrew Borgstrom resigned in September 2010.

"We...


GTEC's Services Revenue Rises 23%

February 25, 2011

Global Services Technology & Systems (NASD: GTEC) announced fourth-quarter services revenue of $31.3 million, an increase of 22.8 percent year over year for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2010. GTEC's services include information technology staffing and solutions for national security agencies and programs...


Broadlane VMS Lifts MedAssets Revenue

February 25, 2011

MedAssets Inc.'s (NASD: MDAS) acquisition of The Broadlane Group, which provides a VMS to the healthcare industry, helped boost revenue.

Fourth-quarter revenue rose 22.8% on a year-over-year basis to $48.2 million in the company's "spend and clinical resource management" segment. MedAssets said...