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Agency ramps up I-9 audits

July 2, 2009

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Wednesday it will audit I-9 forms at 652 businesses nationwide. That's up from 503 audit notices issued throughout the whole of last year. The businesses were selected for the audits "as a result of leads and information obtained through other in...


Temp payrolls fall by 37,600 in June

July 2, 2009

The June decline in temporary help payrolls, of 37,600 jobs, was higher than that of May but still well below the level of loss earlier in the year, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The temporary share of total employment loss has been moderating; in th...


No Daily News Friday

July 2, 2009

The Staffing Industry Daily News will not be published Friday, July 3, because of the Independence Day holiday. Look for your next issue on Monday, July 6.


U.S. manufacturing activity improving

July 1, 2009

The U.S. manufacturing sector continued to contract in June but at a slower rate than in May, according to the Institute for Supply Management's key purchasing managers' index for manufacturing released today. The index rose to a level of 44.8 in June from 42.8 in May. However, only readings of...


ADP report: U.S. lost 473,000 jobs in June

July 1, 2009

The U.S. lost 473,000 private-sector nonfarm jobs between May and June on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the National Employment Report released today by Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NYSE: ADP). It also revised downward its estimate of jobs lost in the previous month to 485,000 from...


People: Korn/Ferry, Corestaff

July 1, 2009

Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) named a new president for its Europe, Middle East and Africa operations. Corestaff Services appointed two new executives. Korn/Ferry's new president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa is Bernard Zen-Ruffinen, and he will be based in Zurich. He comes t...


Indemnification agreements: The dark side

July 1, 2009

Indemnification agreements can be scary for staffing firms, but staffing buyers should be concerned as well. Staffing Industry Analysts Director of Research Jon Osborne writes about indemnification agreements in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


U.S. manufacturing activity improving

July 1, 2009

The U.S. manufacturing sector continued to contract in June but at a slower rate than in May, according to the Institute for Supply Management's key purchasing managers' index for manufacturing released today. The index rose to a level of 44.8 in June from 42.8 in May. However, only readings of m...


Indemnification agreements: The dark side

July 1, 2009

Indemnification agreements can be scary for staffing firms, but staffing buyers should be concerned as well. Staffing Industry Analysts Director of Research Jon Osborne writes about indemnification agreements in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


People: Korn/Ferry, Corestaff

July 1, 2009

Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) named a new president for its Europe, Middle East and Africa operations. Corestaff Services appointed two new executives. Korn/Ferry's new president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa is Bernard Zen-Ruffinen, and he will be based in Zurich. He comes...