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Ex-official to plead guilty in staffing firm case

March 24, 2009

A former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs official at a facility in Illinois will plead guilty in a fraud case involving a staffing company founded by his wife, Esperanza Brandt, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. He faces up to 20 years in prison on one count of wire fraud. The of...


Ex-official to plead guilty in staffing firm case

March 24, 2009

A former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs official at a facility in Illinois will plead guilty in a fraud case involving a staffing company founded by his wife, Esperanza Brandt, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. He faces up to 20 years in prison on one count of wire fraud. The offi...


Airbus cutting 250 temps in the U.K.

March 24, 2009

Airbus is cutting 250 temporary workers at an airplane wing factory in Wales, AFP reported. The aircraft manufacturer is working with its staffing supplier, Blue Arrow, to cut the workers, according to the report.


Contract watch - InGenesis, The Arora Group

March 24, 2009

A joint venture by two healthcare staffing firms landed a $97.5 million, five-year contract to provide dental assistants to the U.S. Navy at sites in five western states and Japan, the companies announced. The joint venture, InGenesis Arora Solutions, includes San Antonio TX-based healthcare st...


Temp firm owner gets prison, owes $1.5 million

March 23, 2009

A temporary employment agency owner was sentenced Friday to 41 months in prison and ordered to pay $1.5 million to the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas reported. Owner Terrell Diamond, a former resident of San Antonio TX, pleaded guilty to one...


Temp firm owner gets prison, owes $1.5 million

March 23, 2009

A temporary employment agency owner was sentenced Friday to 41 months in prison and ordered to pay $1.5 million to the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas reported. Owner Terrell Diamond, a former resident of San Antonio TX, pleaded guilty to o...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

March 23, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Engineering/design staffing growth update*Sector falls in 4Q*Key economic trends indicate continued decline*Estimated growth lowered to 2% for 2008; -4% for 2009


Office openings

March 23, 2009

Staffing Technologies moved its headquarters to a larger location. Link Staffing Services opened an office in Allentown PA. And Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) opened a new office in Las Vegas. Staffing Technologies, an information technology and telecommunications staffing firm, announced its company...


RCM revenue up, margin narrows

March 23, 2009

Fourth-quarter revenue rose 9.7% year-over-year at RCM Technologies Inc. (NASD: RCMT) to $53.5 million, the company announced Friday. Fourth-quarter gross margin, however, slipped to 24.8% from 27.1% in the year-ago period. Net loss for the fourth quarter was $39.1 million compared with net inc...


Select completes Westaff buy

March 23, 2009

Koosharem Corp., parent company for The Select Family of Staffing Companies, announced Friday it completed its acquisition of Westaff Inc., a Walnut Creek CA-based staffing firm. Westaff, founded in 1948, became a private company in the deal. Select estimates its annual revenue after the transact...