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TEKsystems awarded in trade secret case, appeal filed

February 11, 2009

TEKsystems announced Monday a U.S. District Court in California awarded it $450,000 in a case involving misappropriation of trade secrets against Modis Inc. TEKsystems said Modis used information from its proprietary database with knowledge that it came from TEKsystems. Modis, a division of MPS G...


Kforce revenue falls 2.4%

February 11, 2009

Kforce Inc. (NASD: KFRC) posted a 2.4% decline in fourth-quarter revenue to $241.0 million. The Tampa-based professional staffing firm posted revenue declines in its technology and finance/accounting segments. On the other hand, revenue rose in its clinical/life sciences and government segments....


Barrett revenue down 21.0%, profit lower

February 11, 2009

Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASD: BBSI) reported a 21.0% year-over-year decline in fourth-quarter revenue to $64.6 million. The Vancouver WA-based company's fourth-quarter staffing revenue fell 26.1% to $33.7 million. And its fourth-quarter professional employer services net revenue decline...


TEKsystems awarded in trade secret case, appeal filed

February 11, 2009

TEKsystems announced Monday a U.S. District Court in California awarded it $450,000 in a case involving misappropriation of trade secrets against Modis Inc. TEKsystems said Modis used information from its proprietary database with knowledge that it came from TEKsystems. Modis, a division of MPS...


Barrett revenue down 21.0%, profit lower

February 11, 2009

Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASD: BBSI) reported a 21.0% year-over-year decline in fourth-quarter revenue to $64.6 million. The Vancouver WA-based company's fourth-quarter staffing revenue fell 26.1% to $33.7 million. And its fourth-quarter professional employer services net revenue declined...


AMN founder seeks ouster of board members

February 11, 2009

The founder of AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) began an effort to oust three board members and filed suit against the company, according to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AMN, in a separate filing, said the moves were in retaliation for not reappointing the fou...


AMN founder seeks ouster of board members

February 11, 2009

The founder of AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) began an effort to oust three board members and filed suit against the company, according to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AMN, in a separate filing, said the moves were in retaliation for not reappointing the f...


Kforce revenue falls 2.4%

February 11, 2009

Kforce Inc. (NASD: KFRC) posted a 2.4% decline in fourth-quarter revenue to $241.0 million. The Tampa-based professional staffing firm posted revenue declines in its technology and finance/accounting segments. On the other hand, revenue rose in its clinical/life sciences and government segments...


Revenue rises at Strategic Staffing Solutions

February 10, 2009

Strategic Staffing Solutions, a Detroit-based information technology staffing firm, reported full-year 2008 revenue of $160 million. That's an 8.1% increase over its 2007 revenue of $148 million, the privately held firm reported last year. The company said 2008 marked its 19th consecutive year...


Job openings, hires fall in December

February 10, 2009

The number of U.S. job openings and hires fell in December while the number of separations from jobs rose, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Job openings fell by 32.3% year-over-year in December to 2.7 million, according to the BLS. The job openings rate...