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FedEx: No classification penalties for '04 to '06

November 11, 2009

FedEx Corp. said Tuesday it won't face tax penalties for its treatment of FedEx ground drivers as independent contractors for the years 2004 to 2006. The announcement of a decision by an Internal Revenue Service audit team for the 2004 to 2006 years follows a similar IRS decision that the compan...


FedEx: No classification penalties for '04 to '06

November 11, 2009

FedEx Corp. said Tuesday it won't face tax penalties for its treatment of FedEx ground drivers as independent contractors for the years 2004 to 2006. The announcement of a decision by an Internal Revenue Service audit team for the 2004 to 2006 years follows a similar IRS decision that the compan...


Staffmark revenue falls 27%

November 10, 2009

Third-quarter revenue fell 27.2% at Staffmark, a Cincinnati-based staffing firm, to $193.3 million from $265.6 million in the same period last year, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by parent company Compass Diversified Holdings (NASD: CODI). Third-quarter g...


Staffmark revenue falls 27%

November 10, 2009

Third-quarter revenue fell 27.2% at Staffmark, a Cincinnati-based staffing firm, to $193.3 million from $265.6 million in the same period last year, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by parent company Compass Diversified Holdings (NASD: CODI). Third-quarter g...


Court: Temps must be paid for interviews

November 10, 2009

A federal court for the Northern District of California recently ruled in a pending class action case that temporary workers should be paid for time spent interviewing for potential assignments with client companies, employment law firm Littler Mendelson reported. The court found that employees...


Survey: Staffing firm use to increase

November 10, 2009

More than 7% of hiring managers plan to use a staffing firm to fill a temporary position in the fourth quarter, up from 6% in the third quarter, according to a survey by CareerBuilder.com. In addition, slightly more than 10% of hiring managers plan to use a staffing firm to search for permanent...


Survey: Staffing firm use to increase

November 10, 2009

More than 7% of hiring managers plan to use a staffing firm to fill a temporary position in the fourth quarter, up from 6% in the third quarter, according to a survey by CareerBuilder.com. In addition, slightly more than 10% of hiring managers plan to use a staffing firm to search for permanent...


Court: Temps must be paid for interviews

November 10, 2009

A federal court for the Northern District of California recently ruled in a pending class action case that temporary workers should be paid for time spent interviewing for potential assignments with client companies, employment law firm Littler Mendelson reported. The court found that employees...


Openings, hires, separations fall in September

November 10, 2009

U.S. job openings fell 25.9% on a year-over-year basis in September to almost 2.5 million, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job openings rate fell to 1.9% in September from 2.4% a year earlier. The number of hires fell 11.0% in September to approxim...


Openings, hires, separations fall in September

November 10, 2009

U.S. job openings fell 25.9% on a year-over-year basis in September to almost 2.5 million, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job openings rate fell to 1.9% in September from 2.4% a year earlier. The number of hires fell 11.0% in September to approxim...