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Barrett revenue down 3%

February 10, 2010


Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASD: BBSI), a Vancouver WA-based staffing firm and professional employer organization, said fourth-quarter revenue fell 3.1% on a year-over-year basis to $62.6 million.

Fourth-quarter revenue in the company's PEO division rose 2.4% to $31.7 million. However, revenue...


Allied Healthcare revenue rises 13%

February 9, 2010


Allied Healthcare International Inc. (NASD: AHCI), a New York-based homecare and healthcare staffing firm that does all of its business in the United Kingdom, reported revenue rose 12.8% on a year-over-year basis to $69.4 million.

The gain took place in the company's homecare business, according to...


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February 9, 2010


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Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

February 9, 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 interview with Adecco North America CEO Tig Gilliam, estimates of domestic VMS and MSP markets and a Briefing on Manpower Inc.'s (NYSE:...


Openings, hire, separations down in December

February 9, 2010


U.S. job openings fell by 22.6% on a year-over-year basis in December to approximately 2.5 million, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job openings rate fell to 1.9% in December from 2.3% a year ago.

The number of hires fell 9.7% in December on a year-over-year...


Volt receives stock exchange notice

February 9, 2010


Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) reported it received notice from the New York Stock Exchange that its shares could be delisted because it has yet to file a 10-K for its 2009 fiscal year, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Volt is conducting a review, and...


Albany U.K. operations temporarily halt

February 9, 2010


The Albany Group temporarily suspended its U.K. operations, but its operations in the U.S. and elsewhere remain strong, according to the company.

Albany plans to appoint an administrator this week with the aim of ultimately restructuring and then moving forward again in the U.K., according to a company...


Salary increase plans hit 25-year low

February 9, 2010


U.S. companies' budgets for salary increases in 2010 fell to their lowest level in more than two decades, The Conference Board reported today.

The 2010 median forecast of salary budgets for increases is 2.8% for all employee groups, the lowest level in the 25-year history of The Conference Board's annual...


Obama plans healthcare reform confab

February 8, 2010


President Barack Obama told CBS News on Sunday that he plans to meet with Democrats and Republicans on Feb. 25 to get healthcare reform moving forward.

Healthcare reform stalled after Massachusetts voters elected Republican Scott Brown to the Senate seat formerly held by Ted Kennedy. The election cost...


Medical staffing revenue falls 36% at Arcadia

February 8, 2010


Arcadia Resources Inc. (AMEX: KAD) reported Friday its medical staffing revenue fell 35.7% to $4.5 million in its fiscal third quarter ended Dec. 31, 2009, compared with $7.0 million in the third quarter of the previous year.

The Indianapolis-based Arcadia also reported third-quarter revenue in its...