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Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

June 19, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts: CITATION - Selling to government: Applying for security clearance *How background investigations are conducted at the Federal level*Navigating the long and winding road to security clearance*Turnaround time varies from a few weeks to th...


Is free, free? - June Marketing Blog

June 19, 2009

Staffing Industry Analysts' Co-Employment and Risk Forum wraps up today in Washington DC. Staffing Industry Analysts' Head of Marketing and Interactive Services Hinda Chalew discusses the marketing surrounding the conference in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Nebraska, North Dakota post lowest jobless

June 19, 2009

Nebraska and North Dakota registered the lowest jobless rates among states in May at 4.4% each, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Michigan posted the highest unemployment rate among all states in May at 14.1%. The next-highest jobless rates were in Oregon, 12.4%; Rhode Island an...


Firm fires striking contract workers

June 19, 2009

European oil company Total SA fired approximately 600 striking contract workers at an oil refinery in Lindsey, England, Bloomberg.com reported. The workers were employed by Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., the contractor, and Shaw Group, a subcontractor, according to Bloomberg. The Associated Press...


Firm fires striking contract workers

June 19, 2009

European oil company Total SA fired approximately 600 striking contract workers at an oil refinery in Lindsey, England, Bloomberg.com reported. The workers were employed by Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., the contractor, and Shaw Group, a subcontractor, according to Bloomberg. The Associated Pre...


Nebraska, North Dakota post lowest jobless

June 19, 2009

Nebraska and North Dakota registered the lowest jobless rates among states in May at 4.4% each, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Michigan posted the highest unemployment rate among all states in May at 14.1%. The next-highest jobless rates were in Oregon, 12.4%; Rhode Island...


Suit says workers deprived of money

June 19, 2009

A class action lawsuit was filed against Snelling Staffing Services alleging unfair business practices and other claims. The representative plaintiff in the suit is Nick Zanze, who was previously employed as a recruiter at Snelling, according to court filings. The suit, filed in March, claims S...


Suit says workers deprived of money

June 19, 2009

A class action lawsuit was filed against Snelling Staffing Services alleging unfair business practices and other claims. The representative plaintiff in the suit is Nick Zanze, who was previously employed as a recruiter at Snelling, according to court filings. The suit, filed in March, claims Sne...


U.S. leading index up 1.2%

June 18, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. leading index of economic indicators released today rose 1.2% in May. The index now stands at 100.2 (2004=100).


Empresaria reports bright spots amid downturn

June 18, 2009

The Empresaria Group PLC announced revenue was down 4% year-over-year through April in a report following its annual general meeting. However, the United Kingdom-based staffing firm noted some positive trends amid the economic downturn. "Although we are not seeing any dramatic improvement in sp...