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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...


No Daily News Monday

May 22, 2009

The Contingent Workforce Strategies Daily News will not be published Monday, May 25, because of the Memorial Day holiday. Look for your next issue on Tuesday, May 26.


Mass layoffs double in April

May 22, 2009

The number of mass layoffs and associated initial claims from unemployment insurance in April were more than double the number in the same month last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. There were 2,712 mass layoff actions in April compared with 1,344 in April 2008. And there...


No Daily News Monday

May 22, 2009

The Staffing Industry Daily News will not be published Monday, May 25, because of the Memorial Day holiday. Look for your next issue on Tuesday, May 26.