The Staffing Group, Ltd. Names Brent Callais to Its Board of Directors

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Staffing Group, Ltd (the "Company"), (OTCBB:TSGL) announced that Brent Callais was appointed to the Board of Directors.

"Brent's work in both the private and public sectors will help guide The Staffing Group to maximize its activities on both sides of the spectrum, allowing us to best serve our clients and provide shareholder value," said Brian McLoone, CEO of The Staffing Group, Ltd. "His understanding of the unique needs from both sides of the table are invaluable and we are grateful for the guidance and perspective he will provide."

Mr. Callais, age 33, is currently the CEO of EmployUS, has an extensive economic development track record in both the private and public sector including job creation and preservation. Prior to EmployUS, Brent served as southeast regional manager for one of the nation's largest staffing companies, overseeing the company's response to the BP oil spill and the deployment of more than a thousand workers per day. Prior to that, he served as corporate lobbyist for the oil and gas industry where he secured more than $300 million worth of Economic Development Grants, creating more than 3,000 jobs.

He has testified before Congress on behalf of small businesses, and is an active philanthropist and community leader focused on education and economic development. Brent graduated from Nicholls State University with a bachelor's degree in Political Science and History. He was also inducted into the Nicholls State University Hall of Fame.

About The Staffing Group, Ltd.

The Staffing Group, Ltd. is a publicly held Nevada corporation. On January 13, 2014, the Company entered a definitive share exchange agreement with EmployUS Ltd. ("EmployUS"), a privately held company.

EmployUS, Ltd.

EmployUS is a full service turnkey staffing company initially established to respond to the relief and recovery of the major oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. EmployUS has since expanded to work on most major construction, chemical, and maritime projects in the Southeast United States.

EmployUS' services include:

  • Payroll related taxes
  • Workers' compensation coverage
  • General liability insurance
  • Professional risk management team
  • 24/7 availability of office staff
  • Safety equipment & training programs
  • Drug & alcohol screenings
  • Background checks/MVR reports
  • Temporary to permanent workers.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release contains forward-looking statements as defined within Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements relate to future events, including our ability to raise capital, or to our future financial performance, and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, levels of activity, performance, or achievements to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements since they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which are, in some cases, beyond our control and which could, and likely will, materially affect actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements. Any forward-looking statement reflects our current views with respect to future events and is subject to these and other risks, uncertainties and assumptions relating to our operations, results of operations, growth strategy and liquidity. We assume no obligation to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements for any reason, or to update the reasons actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future.

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CONTACT: Jules Abraham Principal JQA Partners, LLC (917) 885-7378 jabraham@jqapartners.comSource: TheStaffing Group, Ltd.