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E-Verify rule for federal contractors delayed again

April 17, 2009

A requirement that businesses contracting with the federal government use e-Verify to check on employees has been delayed again. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced the rule will now take effect June 30, instead of May 21, to give the new Administration an opportunity to review th...


Groupe Crit 2008 revenue up 0.1%

April 17, 2009

Groupe Crit, a French staffing firm, reported full-year 2008 revenue edged up 0.1% year-over-year to euro1.45 billion (US$2.05 billion). Full-year net income, however, slipped 33.2% to euro25.0 million (US$35.2 million) from euro37.4 million in 2007. Groupe Crit provides staffing (at 87% of reven...


Largest, fastest-growing, diversity deadline

April 17, 2009

The survey to determine the list of largest, fastest-growing and diversity staffing firms is scheduled to close today. The survey will also be used to list largest firms by staffing segment. To download a PDF with more information about the survey, click here. To go to the survey directly, click...


Impellam investigating subsidiary

April 16, 2009

Impellam Group PLC announced today it began an investigation of a subsidiary and said its earnings before tax appear to have been overstated by up to GBP5.0 million (US$7.2 million) in 2008 and prior years. The United Kingdom-based staffing firm, which also has operations in the U.S., said the in...


Gevity shareholders to meet on TriNet deal

April 16, 2009

Gevity HR Inc. (NASD: GVHR), a Bradenton FL-based professional employer organization, scheduled a special meeting of shareholders on May 20 to vote on its proposed acquisition by TriNet Group Inc. The deal is expected to be completed in late May if approved. TriNet, a San Leandro CA-based PEO, wi...


Gevity shareholders to meet on TriNet deal

April 16, 2009

Gevity HR Inc. (NASD: GVHR), a Bradenton FL-based professional employer organization, scheduled a special meeting of shareholders on May 20 to vote on its proposed acquisition by TriNet Group Inc. The deal is expected to be completed in late May if approved. TriNet, a San Leandro CA-based PEO,...


Kellan Group names new CEO

April 16, 2009

Kellan Group PLC, a United Kingdom-based staffing firm, appointed Ross Eades as its new chief executive officer. Eades comes to Kellan Group from InterQuest Group PLC. Eades has also served as CEO of MPS Group International PLC. Kellan provides information technology, accounting, hospitality, lei...


Weekly jobless claims down 8%

April 16, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment benefits fell 8.0% to 610,000 in the week ended April 11 from the previous week's revised number of 663,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims fell 1.3% to 651,000 from the previous week's revis...


Impellam investigating subsidiary

April 16, 2009

Impellam Group PLC announced today it began an investigation of a subsidiary and said its earnings before tax appear to have been overstated by up to GBP5.0 million (US$7.2 million) in 2008 and prior years. The United Kingdom-based staffing firm, which also has operations in the U.S., said the...


Kellan Group names new CEO

April 16, 2009

Kellan Group PLC, a United Kingdom-based staffing firm, appointed Ross Eades as its new chief executive officer. Eades comes to Kellan Group from InterQuest Group PLC. Eades has also served as CEO of MPS Group International PLC. Kellan provides information technology, accounting, hospitality, l...