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Synergie buys stake in Dutch firm

October 24, 2008

Synergie SA, a French staffing firm, said it acquired a controlling interest in a Netherlands-based firm called ADR that serves the logistics and transportation industries. ADR has 10 offices and revenue of euro35 million (US$44.9 million). Synergie ranked No. 19 on Staffing Industry Analysts' li...

Jobless claims four-week average falls 0.9%

October 23, 2008

The four-week moving average of initial jobless claims was 480,250, a decrease of 4,500, or 0.9%, from the previous week's revised average of 484,750, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The advance figure for initial unemployment claims was 478,000 for the week ended Oct. 18, up 15,000,...

Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

October 23, 2008

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. BRIEFING - European Parliament mandates equality for temps *Requires temps receive same pay, working conditions*Temps would get equal pay on first day, except in the U.K.*EU members have three years to implement rules For the full Brief...

Economy weighs on Robert Half's earnings

October 23, 2008

The economy's woes weighed on Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) during the third quarter. The Menlo Park CA-based staffing firm reported today that third-quarter revenue fell 1.6% to $1.16 billion compared with almost $1.18 billion in the same period last year. "Our third-quarter results...

Financials - CIBER Inc.

October 23, 2008

CIBER Inc. (NYSE: CBR) For the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2008, compared with the same period in the previous year.Revenue: $300.0 million, +12.9%Net income: $7.9 million, +5.5%

U.K. group seeks hold on temp directive

October 23, 2008

The chief executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), the United Kingdom's staffing industry trade group, called for Britain to hold off, for now, on implementing a new European directive calling on equal pay for temps. "The REC has been leading this debate through its Agency...

TeamStaff names division president

October 22, 2008

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF) promoted Kevin Wilson to president of its government solutions division. Wilson previously served as director of the division. He joined the company in June 2007 and was formerly director of strategic alliances for Varec Inc. TeamStaff provides healthcare, logistics an...

Europe mandates equal pay for temps

October 22, 2008

The European Parliament voted to require that temporary workers engaged through temporary agencies receive the same pay as traditional full-time workers. Temps will also get equal treatment as far as working conditions such as holidays, rest periods and maternity leave. Temps' equal benefits must...

Mass layoffs highest since September 2001

October 22, 2008

The number of mass layoffs in September reached the highest level since September 2001, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. In addition, the number of initial unemployment claims associated with mass layoffs rose to the highest level since September 2005, when Hurricane Katrina hit. The...

Computer Task Group revenue, profit rise

October 22, 2008

Third-quarter revenue at Computer Task Group Inc. (NASD: CTGX) rose 10.6% to $89.1 million, and net income increased 127.7% to $2.1 million. The Buffalo NY-based information technology staffing and solutions firm said earnings were boosted by higher margin solutions business, including its health...