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Part-time work steadies Canadian job count

July 10, 2009

Canadian employment was relatively unchanged in June compared with May. The number of people employed decreased by 7,400 to approximately 16.8 million, Statistics Canada reported today. Full-time employment fell by 47,500 jobs in June, but part-time employment rose by 40,100. Canada's unemployme...


Butler completes sale

July 10, 2009

Butler International Inc. (OTCBB: BUTL.PK), an engineering services and staffing firm, announced Thursday it completed its sale to Butler America LLC, a company affiliated with D. Stephen Sorensen, chairman and CEO of Select Staffing. Butler International is in bankruptcy proceedings. The court...


Butler completes sale

July 10, 2009

Butler International Inc. (OTCBB: BUTL.PK), an engineering services and staffing firm, announced Thursday it completed its sale to Butler America LLC, a company affiliated with D. Stephen Sorensen, chairman and CEO of Select Staffing. Butler International is in bankruptcy proceedings. The court a...


People: Allied Healthcare, The Armada Group

July 9, 2009

Allied Healthcare International Inc. (NASD: AHCI) named a new chairman. The Armada Group announced it formed an executive advisory board. Allied Healthcare International, a New York-based company that provides staffing and other healthcare services in the United Kingdom, announced that Jeffrey P...


People: Allied Healthcare, The Armada Group

July 9, 2009

Allied Healthcare International Inc. (NASD: AHCI) named a new chairman. The Armada Group announced it formed an executive advisory board. Allied Healthcare International, a New York-based company that provides staffing and other healthcare services in the United Kingdom, announced that Jeffrey Pe...


New York refunding illegal employment fees

July 9, 2009

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs announced last week it received $40,000 in restitution from employment agencies that charged illegal fees. The department is reaching out to city residents who paid the illegal fees and may be eligible for a refund of as much as $100. The restitut...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

July 9, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts: INSIGHT - 2009 fastest-growing U.S. staffing firms *Criteria for list: Had to average 25%+ growth over last 4 yrs *52 companies make list, down from 65 last year *Common denominator: Firms selling IT prominent in list *For your conve...


Jobless claims fall 8.4% in holiday week

July 9, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment benefits fell 8.4% to 565,000 in the week ended July 4 from the previous week's revised number of 617,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims fell 1.6% to 606,000 from the previous week's revised a...


New York refunding illegal employment fees

July 9, 2009

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs announced last week it received $40,000 in restitution from employment agencies that charged illegal fees. The department is reaching out to city residents who paid the illegal fees and may be eligible for a refund of as much as $100. The restituti...


Pulse of the Staffing Industry

July 9, 2009

Staffing Industry Analysts recently opened its current Staffing Industry Monthly Pulse Survey, a brief questionnaire intended to provide real-time information on U.S. staffing revenue growth trends, by segment and by industry.  The deadline to participate is 10 a.m. Pacific time on Wednesday, Jul...