ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 28, 2003--TALX Corporation
(NASDAQ: TALX), a leading business process outsourcer of
payroll-related and human resource services, today announced that TJX
Companies, American Greetings, Lerner New York, Labor Ready and
Alberici Group, among others, have recently selected TALX UC
eXpress(SM) to reduce the cost of processing their unemployment claims
and to better manage their tax rates assessed for employment taxes.
Many of these clients are new to TALX, while others are existing
clients of The Work Number(R) that have added additional TALX services
as a result of cross-selling.
TJX Companies, Lerner New York and American Greetings have also
contracted for UC eXpress Employer Tax Services, which enable clients
to recover unemployment tax overpayments as well as provide strategic
employment tax planning.
"TALX is pleased to add these industry leading companies as
clients of UC eXpress," said Stephen Hoffman, president of UC eXpress.
"With the largest and most experienced unemployment tax, claims and
hearing team in the industry, UC eXpress will bring significant cost
savings and operating efficiencies to the HR departments of these new
TALX UC eXpress provides clients with a complete suite of services
designed to reduce the cost of processing unemployment claims and
better manage the tax rates that employers are assessed for employment
TALX combines UC eXpress with other HR services, including The
Work Number(R), The Work Number ePayroll Services, W-2 eXpress(SM) and
FasTime(R), to offer a suite of payroll-centric services that enable
clients to save money while managing payroll-related activities in a
secure, convenient online environment.
About UC eXpress
UC eXpress offers complete unemployment cost management services,
from unemployment claims processing to unemployment tax rate
assessment and tax consulting. Using advanced in-house systems,
document imaging and web access, UC eXpress services speed the
processing of unemployment claims for its clients. By protesting
invalid and improper charges to employers' tax accounts, UC eXpress
services save clients' tax dollars. In addition, UC eXpress services
feature expert hearing consultations using its in-house staff of
hearing consultants and attorneys. Since UC eXpress offers Employer
Tax Services options, clients can utilize any or all of the services
designed to reduce employment tax costs. UC eXpress professional staff
offers short or long-term support for the burdens and complexities
facing clients' payroll tax departments. More information is available
on the UC eXpress website at www.ucexpress.com.
About TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading business process outsourcer of
payroll-related and human resource services. TALX holds a leadership
position in two key employment-related services -- automated
employment and income verification services via The Work Number(R)
services and unemployment cost management services via UC eXpress(SM).
TALX also provides paperless payroll services, W-2 services and
automated time entry and approval services. Based in St. Louis,
Missouri, TALX empowers user to complete transactions independently
utilizing available multimedia including Web, interactive voice
response, speech recognition, fax and e-mail. TALX Corporation common
stock trades on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol TALX. For
more information about TALX Corporation, call 314-214-7000 or access
the company's Web site at www.talx.com.
Statements in this press release expressing the expectations of
management may be forward-looking and involve uncertainties. TALX risk
factors are detailed in documents filed with the Securities and
CONTACT: TALX Corporation, St. Louis Laura Browder, 314/214-7224
SOURCE: TALX Corporation