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University study: Temps not trapped

December 21, 2009

Temporary workers employed through agencies earn higher hourly wages, are better educated than traditionally employed workers and move quickly between temporary and traditional jobs, according to a study announced today by the University of Florida. "There has been concern by some advocacy group...


People: Landrum, Resources Global

December 21, 2009

Landrum Staffing Services VP and Chief Operating Officer Denise McLeod was named to the Labor, Education and Health Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. McLeod will provide guidance about the focus of council initiatives and offer insights on economic conditions from the perspective o...


Michigan, Rhode Island post highest jobless rates

December 18, 2009

Michigan again reported the highest unemployment rate among all states in November at 14.7%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Rhode Island came next at 12.7%. California, Nevada and South Carolina tied for the third-highest jobless rates at 12.3% each. North Dakota posted the...


European agency OKs Adecco/MPS deal

December 18, 2009

The European Commission today approved Adecco SA's acquisition of MPS Group Inc. (NYSE: MPS), saying the deal would not hinder competition in the European Economic Area. Adecco's and MPS' operations significantly overlap only in providing information technology, legal and financial workers in th...


Analysts International replaces CEO

December 18, 2009

Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY) announced President and CEO Elmer Baldwin will no longer serve in that role. In his place, the company named Andrew Borgstrom as president and CEO. Borgstrom has been on Analysts' board since Mary 2008 and has more than 25 years of experience in the info...


Contract watch: TeamStaff

December 18, 2009

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF) announced it received a five-year contract valued at up to $3.3 million to provide healthcare staffing to a military retirement facility in the northeast. The contract will begin Feb. 1. The company will provide registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and certifi...


Analysts International replaces CEO

December 18, 2009

Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY) announced President and CEO Elmer Baldwin will no longer serve in that role. In his place, the company named Andrew Borgstrom as president and CEO. Borgstrom has been on Analysts' board since Mary 2008 and has more than 25 years of experience in the info...


Bill targets independent contractor safe harbor

December 18, 2009

A Senate bill that would cut back on a safe harbor for users of independent contractors among other things was introduced this week by Sen. John Kerry, D-MA. "The Taxpayer Responsibility, Accountability and Consistency Act of 2009," would effectively repeal the safe harbor for independent contra...


Contract watch: TeamStaff

December 18, 2009

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF) announced it received a five-year contract valued at up to $3.3 million to provide healthcare staffing to a military retirement facility in the northeast. The contract will begin Feb. 1. The company will provide registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and certifi...


European agency OKs Adecco/MPS deal

December 18, 2009

The European Commission today approved Adecco SA's acquisition of MPS Group Inc. (NYSE: MPS), saying the deal would not hinder competition in the European Economic Area. Adecco's and MPS' operations significantly overlap only in providing information technology, legal and financial workers in th...