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Hospital VMS closes down

January 19, 2009

Vendtegrity LLC, a San Juan Capistrano CA-based vendor management system, ceased operations and executed a "general assignment for the benefit of creditors." However, the firm overseeing the case said staffing companies should receive a portion of money they're owed. A general assignment for th...


Most job losses since (insert arbitrary date)

January 19, 2009

Worst year of job losses since World War II? Not so. Senior Research Analyst Tony Gregoire writes more on statistics and job losses in The Contingent Blog. Read more by clicking here.


Certifications - Registry Network

January 19, 2009

Registry Network Inc., a healthcare staffing firm with offices in Orinda CA and Oceanside CA, announced it received certification by The Joint Commission.


Contract watch - Monarch Staffing

January 19, 2009

Monarch Staffing Inc. (OTCBB: MSTF.PK) said its Nurse Consultants subsidiary received a contract with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to provide nurse staffing to a facility in Gault CA. The company said there were 23 bids for the contract.


Volt to take $30-$50 million noncash charge

January 19, 2009

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) said Friday it will take a noncash goodwill impairment charge of between $30 million and $50 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. Volt also said it expects to report net income of $105.6 million for the quarter excluding the charge but including a $93...


Certifications - Registry Network

January 19, 2009

Registry Network Inc., a healthcare staffing firm with offices in Orinda CA and Oceanside CA, announced it received certification by The Joint Commission.


E-Verify rule for federal contractors on hold

January 19, 2009

The Department of Homeland Security delayed a rule requiring federal contractors to use the E-Verify service. The rule was to become mandatory on Jan. 15, but has been put on hold until Feb. 20. The move comes after the Society for Human Resource Management and other groups filed suit to stop the...


Hospital VMS closes down

January 19, 2009

Vendtegrity LLC, a San Juan Capistrano CA-based vendor management system, ceased operations and executed a "general assignment for the benefit of creditors." However, the firm overseeing the case said staffing companies should receive a portion of money they're owed. A general assignment for the...


Volt to take $30-$50 million noncash charge

January 19, 2009

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) said Friday it will take a noncash goodwill impairment charge of between $30 million and $50 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. Volt also said it expects to report net income of $105.6 million for the quarter excluding the charge but including a $93.3...


Heidrick to cut 12% of workforce

January 16, 2009

Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) said it will cut its global workforce by 12% and restructure its business to rely more heavily on leadership advisory services. The cuts will include workers at all levels and will number about 200 people, said Julie Creed, VP of investor relat...