Jersey association. The bill, S 477, also called the Responsible Employer Act, would require large employers with 1,000 or more employees that don't provide health insurance coverage to pay a per-hour tax
-ployees on their own payroll, paying their wages and taxes and handling their benefits.
But with consolidation in the insurance industry, particularly health, that ability to find cheap coverage has evaporated
of doing business, the cost of living (because that affects the salary they're going to have to pay employees), the cost of workers compensation, which states are tax-friendly and state unemployment, Wagner
.16 billion for 2006, and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization of between $75 million and $80 million. The company said the 2006 information excludes the impact of any restructuring
Its European counterpart, Randstad Holding, released strong results, with earnings before interest, taxes and amortization of andeuro75 million - 7% ahead of analysts' forecast. Organic growth
income were a pretax, noncash $800,000 writedown of an equity investment the company made in the late 1990s, and a noncash tax valuation allowance reversal of $3.0 million. The numbers also were affected
in bookings for the year and projected a positive 2006. Fourth-quarter earnings included a tax benefit. Revenue for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2005, was $246.3 million, up 7.5% over the $229.2 million a year