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Employers may pay under new health proposal

February 22, 2010

President Barack Obama unveiled a proposal today for healthcare reform, and employers who don't offer health insurance could have to pay, according to an overview of the proposal. The New York Times reports Obama's proposal is similar to the Senate plan. Employers with less than 50 employees wou...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

February 22, 2010

The Daily News represents a small portion of the information and research Staffing Industry Analysts provides. The latest research for corporate members includes an Insight on the best and worst U.S. industry job markets. INSIGHT - Best and worst U.S. industry job markets *Home healthcare and fe...


Impellam revenue slips, but swings to profit

February 22, 2010

Impellam Group PLC reported full-year 2009 revenue edged down 2.4% from 2008, but said profit rose. The company announced 2009 revenue of GBP1.04 billion (US$1.66 billion) compared with GBP1.07 billion in 2008. Impellam formed in 2008 as a result of the merger of The Corporate Services Group PLC...


Contract watch: SMX

February 22, 2010

SMX, a staffing division of SeatonCorp, announced that Jabil will outsource its full-time and contingent labor requirements in Nogales, Mexico, to SMX. Financial terms of the arrangement were not disclosed. Jabil provides electronics design, manufacture and product management services. It's trad...


Blog: B-to-B marketing

February 22, 2010

Integrated digital marketing and what can be done for a relatively low budget is discussed in The Contingent Blog by Hinda Chalew, Staffing Industry Analysts' senior VP of marketing and interactive services. For the full blog, click here.


Canadian Employment Insurance number falls

February 19, 2010

The number of people receiving Canadian Employment Insurance jobless benefits fell by 40,120 in December to 744,010 -- the third monthly decline in a row -- Statistics Canada reported today. However, the number was still up 35.5% compared to December 2008. In Ontario, the number of people receiv...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

February 19, 2010

A Briefing on a public hearing Thursday over a memorandum that restricts staffing firms' ability to bring in foreign workers on H-1B visas is included in the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. Other research released includes reports on fourth-quarter mergers and acquisitions and r...


Decton acquires Rainmaker Staffing

February 19, 2010

Decton Inc., a California staffing firm, announced it acquired Rainmaker Staffing Inc. with the acquisition closing on Feb. 8. Rainmaker has offices in Santa Ana CA and Irvine CA, and provides office/clerical and light industrial staffing. It will keep the Rainmaker brand and operate as Rainmake...


Annual staffing firm survey opens

February 19, 2010

The annual survey of staffing firms by Staffing Industry Analysts is now open. The survey aims to deliver a better understanding of staffing strategies, trends and practices. The survey closes at 10 a.m. Pacific time on Feb. 25. To go to the survey, please click here.


Staffmark announces new president

February 19, 2010

Staffmark, a Cincinnati-based staffing firm, named Lesa Francis as president. Francis joined Staffmark in 2006 as chief operating officer, and will hold that title as well as president. Francis served as senior VP of business development and operations at Spherion Corp. (NYSE:SFN). She has more...