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Wanted estimates loss of 565,000 jobs

May 26, 2009

Wanted Technologies Corp. estimates the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will announce a loss of 565,000 jobs in May in its employment situation report scheduled for June 5. Among the losses, Wanted estimates a decline of 33,100 jobs in transportation and warehousing and a loss of 32,000 jobs in...


ASA - Staffing employment down 27.9%

May 26, 2009

The number of U.S. temporary and contract workers employed per day fell 27.9% year-over-year in the first quarter to an average of 2 million, according to the American Staffing Association's quarterly staffing employment survey released today. This was the sixth consecutive quarter of year-over...


Wanted estimates loss of 565,000 jobs

May 26, 2009

Wanted Technologies Corp. estimates the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will announce a loss of 565,000 jobs in May in its employment situation report scheduled for June 5. Among the losses, Wanted estimates a decline of 33,100 jobs in transportation and warehousing and a loss of 32,000 jobs in f...


LocumTenens.com sues Staff Care

May 26, 2009

LocumTenens.com announced last week it filed a federal lawsuit against Staff Care Inc., the locum tenens division of AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) and AMN itself. The suit claims tortious interference with LocumTenens.com's contracts with providers and clients. The suit involves an i...


Report - Whitehead Mann in Korn/Ferry talks

May 26, 2009

The Financial Times reported United Kingdom-based executive search firm Whitehead Mann has been in talks to sell a majority stake in itself to Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY). Whitehead Mann is owned by Palladian, itself owned by hedge fund Och-Ziff and Whitehead Mann management, acco...


LocumTenens.com sues Staff Care

May 26, 2009

LocumTenens.com announced last week it filed a federal lawsuit against Staff Care Inc., the locum tenens division of AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) and AMN itself. The suit claims tortious interference with LocumTenens.com's contracts with providers and clients. The suit involves an inc...


ASA - Staffing employment down 27.9%

May 26, 2009

The number of U.S. temporary and contract workers employed per day fell 27.9% year-over-year in the first quarter to an average of 2 million, according to the American Staffing Association's quarterly staffing employment survey released today. This was the sixth consecutive quarter of year-over-y...


People - Jackson, Michael Page

May 22, 2009

Jackson Healthcare named two people to its advisory board. Michael Page International PLC announced its non-executive director, Stephen Box, retired from the company's board. Jackson Healthcare, a healthcare staffing and hospital management company, announced Charles Evans and Reynold Jennings jo...


ClearPoint revenue falls

May 22, 2009

ClearPoint Business Resources Inc. (OTCBB: CPBR.OB) posted first-quarter revenue of $1.2 million, down from $24.2 million in the first quarter of last year, according to a filing this week with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Revenue fell as the Chalfont PA-based firm transitioned...


North Dakota jobless rate is lowest

May 22, 2009

North Dakota reported the lowest jobless rate among states in April at 4.0%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Nebraska posted the second-lowest at 4.4%. It was followed by Wyoming at 4.5%. Michigan registered the highest unemployment rate among all states in April at 12.9%. O...