• The Wall Street Journal published a positive (surprise!) take on temporary employment with this article correlating unemployment increases restrictions on the staffing industry.
  • European staffing stocks shot up overnight.  Michael Page (MPI.L) is up more than two percent.  FT.com reports on the staffing sector: “The prediction, echoing similar comments from smaller international rivals Manpower and Randstad, reflects expectations for new opportunities for “temping” groups amid more liberal labour markets and greater wariness among clients about hiring full-time staff.”
  • Adecco announced today that it will begin buying back up to 2% of its shares, an indication that it is long-term bullish on the staffing sector.
  • Chicanos Por La Causa is entering the staffing business in Arizona.

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