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  • Early Glance: Staffing companies Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 06 or. 3 percent, to $17.25. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 20 or. 7 percent, to $30.01. ManpowerGroup fell $1.12 or 1.3 percent, to $82.97.

  • Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 11:21 AM ET
    Workers use remote controls to check 32-inch television sets before they are repackaged at Element Electronics in Winnsboro, South Carolina May 29, 2014.

    There is growing pushback from Americans who argue the visa program has been hijacked by staffing companies that import cheaper, lower-level workers.

  • Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 9:52 AM ET

    Kelly Parker was thrilled when she landed her dream job in 2012 providing tech support for Harley-Davidson's Tomahawk, Wisconsin, plants. Now she has joined a federal lawsuit alleging the global staffing firm that ran Harley-Davidson's tech support discriminated against American workers— in part by replacing them with temporary workers from South Asia.

  • Final Glance: Staffing companies Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 50 or 2.9 percent, to $17.98. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 54 or 1.8 percent, to $30.75. ManpowerGroup rose $1.10 or 1.3 percent, to $86.15.

  • Midday Glance: Staffing companies Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 50 or 2.9 percent, to $17.98. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 51 or 1.7 percent, to $30.72. ManpowerGroup rose $1.10 or 1.3 percent, to $86.15.

  • Early Glance: Staffing companies Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 14 or. 8 percent, to $17.62. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 17 or. 6 percent, to $30.38. ManpowerGroup fell$. 36 or. 4 percent, to $84.70.

  • Staples forecasts fall in sales; shares skid 11% Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 7:34 AM ET
    A Staples shopping cart inside a store in Mount Prospect, Illinois.

    Staples forecast a decline in sales in the current quarter as it struggles to win back shoppers who have shifted office supply purchases to e-retailers, mass merchants and drugstores.

  • European shares rise early; Adecco rallies Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 3:08 AM ET

    PARIS, May 8- European shares rose in early trade on Thursday following dovish comments from U.S. Shares in Adecco SA, the world's largest staffing company and a barometer of Europe's economic health, rose 2.9 percent after saying higher demand for its services in Germany and the UK helped revenues increase in the first three months of the year.

  • April 23- Manpower Group Inc's quarterly profit almost tripled, helped partly by improved hiring in Europe and lower selling and administrative costs. The world's third-largest staffing company said its net income rose to $70.1 million, or 86 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $23.9 million, or 31 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • A 6 hour working day in Asia?     Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    As Sweden tests out a six hour work day, the Asia Squawk Box team discusses if it could ever work in Asia.

  • April 10- Payroll processor Automatic Data Processing Inc said its board had approved a tax-free spinoff of its dealer services business into an independent publicly traded company.

  • March 27- Shares of cloud-based payroll processor TriNet Group Inc rose as much as 21 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $1.32 billion. TriNet's shares opened at $18.50 and touched a high of $19.39, making the stock the percentage gainer on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.

  • Online payroll processor TriNet's shares rise in debut Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    March 27- Shares of cloud-based payroll processor TriNet Group Inc rose as much as 16 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $1.26 billion. TriNet's shares opened at $18.50 on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank were lead underwriters to the offering.

  • March 26- Cloud-based payroll processor TriNet Group Inc said it priced its initial public offering at $16 per share, valuing the company at about $1.09 billion.

  • *Shares open at $31, above IPO price of $17. Paylocity's shares opened at a high of $31, valuing the company at about $1.55 billion. The Illinois- based company raised about $120 million after its initial public offering was priced at $17 per share, slightly above the expected pricing range.

  • March 19- Shares of Paylocity Holding Corp rose as much as 80 percent in their market debut, valuing the online payroll services provider at about $1.55 billion. The Illinois- based company raised about $120 million after its initial public offering was priced at $17 per share, slightly above the expected pricing range of $14- $16.

  • ZURICH, March 12- A nascent economic recovery in Europe helped Adecco, the world's largest staffing agency by sales, beat fourth-quarter profit forecasts and increase revenue for the first time in seven quarters.

  • Staples shuts 225 stores in N. America; sales fall Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    Staples forecast a fall in quarterly sales and said it would close up to 225 stores in North America by 2015.

  • UPDATE 1-Payroll processor ADP's results beat estimates Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 8:38 AM ET

    *2nd- quarter EPS from cont. ops 78 cents vs est 77 cents. Feb 5- Automatic Data Processing Inc reported better-than-expected second-quarter results due to higher revenue from its payroll-processing business as the U.S. job market recovers.

  • Jan 30- ManpowerGroup Inc, the world's No.3 staffing company, said it expected revenue to be flat to up 2 percent in the current quarter, even after its quarterly profit doubled as hiring picked up in Europe. The company, which gets two-thirds of its revenue from Europe, said it remained "guarded" on revenue growth in the first quarter.