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  • IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y.— A spin-off company of Xerox Corp. says it plans to move its call center from one Rochester suburb to another, adding several hundred jobs in the process. Conduent Inc., the former business services division of Norwalk, Connecticut- based Xerox, says it will move the operations from Webster to a former retail store in a vacant mall in the...

  • NEW YORK, April 6- A second wind for U.S. staffing companies' stocks, which rallied after President Trump's election, could rest on whether optimism over his agenda leads to sustained strength for the economy and employment. "The real key from here is that this confidence translates into orders for the staffing companies and that remains to be seen," said Chris Serra,...

  • WASHINGTON, March 9- A California waste management company on Thursday asked a U.S. appeals court to overturn a contentious labor board decision on "joint employment" that could make it easier to hold companies accountable for the labor practices of the staffing agencies, contractors and franchisees with which they partner. Judge Patricia Millett of the U.S....

  • NEW YORK, March 8- U.S. private employers added 298,000 jobs in February, well above economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the ADP National Employment Report would show a gain of 190,000 jobs, with estimates ranging from 150,000 to 247,000. Private payroll gains in the month...

  • ZURICH, March 2- Swiss staffing group Adecco has seen a major slowdown in permanent hiring by British firms as financial groups wait to see what will happen once the country triggers it exit from the European Union, Chief Executive Alain Dehaze said on Thursday. Revenue from placing workers in permanent jobs in Britain fell 15 percent in the last three months of...

  • Blackstone has agreed to acquire insurance broker Aon's employee benefits outsourcing business for around $4.8 billion.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 9- Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP has agreed to acquire insurance broker Aon Plc's employee benefits outsourcing business for around $4.8 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Blackstone prevailed over buyout firm Clayton Dubilier& Rice LLC in an auction for the benefits administration and human resources...

  • Jan 19- Insurance broker Aon Plc is in advanced talks to sell its employee benefits outsourcing unit to buyout firm Clayton Dubilier& Rice LLC for nearly $4.5 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The divestiture would undo much of Aon's 2010 acquisition of human resources services provider Hewitt Associates Inc for $4.9 billion,...

  • Jan 5- U.S. private employers added 153,000 jobs in December,. below economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Thursday. The ADP figures come ahead of the U.S. Labor Department's more comprehensive non-farm payrolls report on Friday, which includes both public and private-sector employment.

  • Slack application on a mobile phone.

    Microsoft is expected to integrate its Teams software with Microsoft Office and Skype as a direct competitor to Slack, The Verge reports.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 28- Investors have punished staffing firms including On Assignment, Robert Half International, TrueBlue and Heidrick& Struggles so far this earnings season on worries about a slowdown in hiring. It forecast fourth-quarter revenue growth of 5.3 percent to 7 percent which was short of Wall Street expectations for 7.6 percent annual growth,...

  • Herman Miller wants to improve productivity with redesign of its famous Aeron chair

    Jim Cramer spoke with the CEO of Herman Miller on how it wants to make office life more productive and comfortable.

  • Stocks to Watch: July 15, 2016

    Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Line and Xerox are making headlines this Friday morning to wrap up the trading week.

  • But sales fell 3 percent in the quarter, hurt by a strong U.S. dollar and the closure of several stores.

  • Staples edges out earnings estimates for first quarter

    The office supplies retailer releases better than expected quarterly financial results.

  • Judge blocks Staples and Office Depot merger

    The combined company would have claimed nearly 70-percent of the corporate services market.

  • 4 ways to burn fat at the office

    No time to exercise? No such thing, here are four easy ways to burn fat during work hours.

  • Multi-million dollar biz to get you fit at work

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on Cubii, a company getting employees moving while working.

  • 'Deskercise' trends

    CNBC's Diana Olick looks at the new business trends for office fitness and health.

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Chesapeake Energy, Fairchild Semiconductor, Allergan & more.