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Survey: South Florida tech execs to add staff

March 22, 2010

Thirty-percent of technology executives in South Florida plan to add information technology staff in 2010, and the percentage of temps being used rose to 29% this year from 14% last year, according to a survey by Protech, a Boca Raton FL-based IT staffing firm. Protech's survey included 681 tech...


Administaff to pay $115,000 in EEOC suit

March 17, 2010

  Administaff Inc. (NYSE: ASF), a Houston-based professional employer organization, agreed to pay $115,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging religious bias, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reported today. According to the EEOC, two brothers at a Maryland office of Conn-X LLC, a forme...


Survey taking staffing's pulse

March 17, 2010

Interested in learning the pulse of the U.S. staffing industry? Participate in Staffing Industry Analysts' Monthly Pulse Survey to receive a 30-page report of sector-by-sector and segment-by-segment revenue trends. There is no cost to participate, but the deadline for this month's survey is 11 a...


Analysts International back in compliance

March 17, 2010

  Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLYD) said Tuesday that it's back in compliance with a Nasdaq listing requirement of a minimum per share bid price of $1. Analysts International had announced March 1 that it completed a five-for-one reverse stock split aimed at getting its stock price abov...


Jobs bill includes payroll tax break

March 17, 2010

A jobs bill aimed at spurring hiring, the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act, was signed by President Obama today. Employers will receive a Social Security payroll tax exemption in 2010 for every worker hired who has been unemployed for at least 60 days under the HIRE Act. In ad...


Survey: One doctor can bring in $1.5 million

March 17, 2010

A physician generates an average of $1.5 million a year in net revenue on behalf of his or her affiliated hospital, according to a survey of hospital CFOs by Merritt Hawkins, a physician search firm and division of AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS). Neurosurgeons topped the list of speci...


Pulse deadline is Monday

March 17, 2010

Monday at 11 a.m. Pacific time is the deadline to take part in Staffing Industry Analysts' Monthly Pulse Survey of the staffing industry and receive a 30-page report detailing sector-by-sector and segment-by-segment revenue trends that will be based on the survey's results. There is no cost to p...


Jobless claims decline by 5,000

March 17, 2010

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ended March 13 fell by 5,000, or 1.1%, to 457,000 from the previous week's revised number of 462,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims for the week ended March 13 fell by...


FBI: Temp firm paid $24 million under table

March 17, 2010

Two former owners of a temporary employment agency in Stoughton MA were charged Wednesday on suspicion of paying more than $24 million in cash to workers in an effort to avoid paying more than $7 million dollars in taxes and hundreds of thousands of dollars in workers' compensation insurance pre...


Staffing firm to pay $75,000 in EEOC suit

March 17, 2010

Olsten Staffing Services Corp. will pay $75,000 to settle a disability discrimination suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency announced Thursday. Olsten refused to refer a deaf job applicant for a temporary position at Main Street Ingredients, a La Crosse WI f...