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Wanted estimates loss of 565,000 jobs

May 26, 2009

Wanted Technologies Corp. estimates the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will announce a loss of 565,000 jobs in May in its employment situation report scheduled for June 5. Among the losses, Wanted estimates a decline of 33,100 jobs in transportation and warehousing and a loss of 32,000 jobs in f...


LocumTenens.com sues Staff Care

May 26, 2009

LocumTenens.com announced last week it filed a federal lawsuit against Staff Care Inc., the locum tenens division of AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) and AMN itself. The suit claims tortious interference with LocumTenens.com's contracts with providers and clients. The suit involves an i...


Report - Whitehead Mann in Korn/Ferry talks

May 26, 2009

The Financial Times reported United Kingdom-based executive search firm Whitehead Mann has been in talks to sell a majority stake in itself to Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY). Whitehead Mann is owned by Palladian, itself owned by hedge fund Och-Ziff and Whitehead Mann management, acco...


LocumTenens.com sues Staff Care

May 26, 2009

LocumTenens.com announced last week it filed a federal lawsuit against Staff Care Inc., the locum tenens division of AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) and AMN itself. The suit claims tortious interference with LocumTenens.com's contracts with providers and clients. The suit involves an inc...


ASA - Staffing employment down 27.9%

May 26, 2009

The number of U.S. temporary and contract workers employed per day fell 27.9% year-over-year in the first quarter to an average of 2 million, according to the American Staffing Association's quarterly staffing employment survey released today. This was the sixth consecutive quarter of year-over-y...


People - Jackson, Michael Page

May 22, 2009

Jackson Healthcare named two people to its advisory board. Michael Page International PLC announced its non-executive director, Stephen Box, retired from the company's board. Jackson Healthcare, a healthcare staffing and hospital management company, announced Charles Evans and Reynold Jennings jo...


ClearPoint revenue falls

May 22, 2009

ClearPoint Business Resources Inc. (OTCBB: CPBR.OB) posted first-quarter revenue of $1.2 million, down from $24.2 million in the first quarter of last year, according to a filing this week with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Revenue fell as the Chalfont PA-based firm transitioned...


North Dakota jobless rate is lowest

May 22, 2009

North Dakota reported the lowest jobless rate among states in April at 4.0%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Nebraska posted the second-lowest at 4.4%. It was followed by Wyoming at 4.5%. Michigan registered the highest unemployment rate among all states in April at 12.9%. O...


People - Jackson, Michael Page

May 22, 2009

Jackson Healthcare named two people to its advisory board. Michael Page International PLC announced its non-executive director, Stephen Box, retired from the company's board. Jackson Healthcare, a healthcare staffing and hospital management company, announced Charles Evans and Reynold Jennings...


North Dakota jobless rate is lowest

May 22, 2009

North Dakota reported the lowest jobless rate among states in April at 4.0%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Nebraska posted the second-lowest at 4.4%. It was followed by Wyoming at 4.5%. Michigan registered the highest unemployment rate among all states in April at 12.9%. Ore...