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French court upholds euro34.0 million Adecco fine

January 26, 2010

A French appeals court upheld a euro34.0 million (US$48.1 million) fine against Adecco SA, the company reported today. The fine stemmed from alleged anti-competitive practices that took place between March 2003 and November 2004 in France. Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) and Randstad Holding SA were a...


Staffing firm to pay $20 million in fraud case

January 26, 2010

A judge ordered Staffing Services Inc., a Bellflower CA-based staffing firm, to pay $20 million in restitution after a plea bargain was reached in a workers' compensation fraud case, the California Department of Insurance announced Monday. Staffing Services allegedly misrepresented the types and...


General Employment revenue falls 32%

January 26, 2010

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (AMEX: JOB) reported revenue fell 31.7% on a year-over-year basis to $2.0 million in its fiscal first quarter ended Dec. 31, 2009. The Oakbrook Terrace IL-based staffing firm posted a first-quarter net loss of $589,000 compared with a net loss of $776,000 in t...


Survey says economy improving, but slowly

January 25, 2010

The U.S. economy continues to improve at a slow rate, and more companies plan to add jobs, according to the latest industry survey released today by the National Association for Business Economics. "NABE's January 2010 industry survey provides new evidence that the U.S. recovery from the Great R...


People: Staffing Industry Analysts

January 25, 2010

Staffing Industry Analysts named Bryan Peña as director of contingent workforce strategies and research. In addition to providing guidance to the CWS Council, Peña's responsibilities have been expanded to include developing and implementing the company's North American buyer research agenda and...


Manpower CEO joins Federal Reserve board

January 25, 2010

Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) Chairman and CEO Jeff Joerres was appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's board through 2011. Board directors are picked to represent a cross-section of the economy including consumers, industry, agriculture, the service sector, labor and commercial banks. Th...


Contract watch: Ciber

January 25, 2010

Ciber Inc. (NYSE: CBR) said its Ciber Federal division was part of a team that won a contract to provide technology services at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville AL. Ciber will provide more than 60 people over a period of five years an...


Executive search more upbeat about 2010

January 25, 2010

Ninety-one percent of executive search consultants worldwide hold a neutral or positive outlook for the search business in 2010, according to the Association of Executive Search Consultants member outlook survey for December released today. Seventy-seven percent expect revenue to increase in 201...


Albany claims U.K. difficulties don't affect U.S. operations

January 22, 2010

The Albany Group said its U.S. and other operations outside the United Kingdom are not affected by recently reported difficulties with its U.K. bank and payments to contractors and staffing agencies. This week U.K.-based Recruiter magazine reported that Albany Group apologized for any inconvenie...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

January 22, 2010

The Daily News represents a small portion of the information and research Staffing Industry Analysts provides. The latest research out today for corporate members includes a complete collection of Staffing Industry Analysts' lists released in 2009. INSIGHT - The 2009 Book of Lists: A complete co...