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TALX Corporation Forms Alliance with ADP; ADP HR Business Process Outsourcing Clients to Access The Work Number(R) Employment and Income Verification Services

ST. LOUIS, Aug 23, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- TALX Corporation (NASDAQ: TALX), a leading provider of human resource and payroll-related services, today announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with ADP(R) National Account Services (NAS), part of the Employer Services Division of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NYSE:ADP), a leading provider of outsourced payroll, benefits and HR services, to make its employment and income verification service available to ADP's HR Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) clients.

Clients of ADP's fully administered HR BPO offering, Comprehensive Outsourcing Services (COS), will now have access to the leading service for employment and income verifications. The Work Number will assist ADP COS clients to deliver even higher levels of service to their employees.

TALX CEO Bill Canfield comments, "This is a win-win for TALX and ADP, and a natural alliance which builds on the core competencies of two highly recognized firms. It significantly expands our relationship and enables us to bring our complementary services together in a way that benefits our collective customer-base. Since ADP has been such a consistent industry leader, we are thrilled to have this opportunity to work together."

President of ADP National Account Services Regina Lee remarks, "ADP is always looking to implement best practices for our clients and The Work Number is another example that sets ADP apart in the market. We have enjoyed working with the team at TALX and look forward to our clients having access to this powerful service."

About The Work Number:

The Work Number is America's leading employment and verification service. The database currently has more than 133 million records nationwide. Mortgage bankers, lenders, Social Service agencies and other verifiers regularly use The Work Number to obtain highly accurate and complete information on applicants. The Work Number is available via the Web at

About ADP:

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NYSE: ADP), with nearly $9 billion in revenues and more than 570,000 clients worldwide, is one of the largest providers of a broad range of premier, mission-critical, cost-effective transaction processing and information-based business solutions. ADP(R) Employer Services (ES), a division of ADP, offers the widest range of HR, payroll, and benefit administration solutions from a single source, to meet the extensive business needs of employers worldwide. Built with more than 50 years of industry experience, ADP ES' cost-effective, easy-to-use solutions provide superior value to companies of all sizes. Approximately 540,000 companies rely on ADP ES for unparalleled service and compliance expertise, allowing them to focus on other core activities. For more information about ADP ES or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 1.800.225.5237 or visit the company's Web site at

About TALX:

TALX Corporation, based in St. Louis, Missouri, is a leading provider of human resource and payroll-related services and holds a leadership position in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients, including three-fourths of Fortune 500 companies, with Web-based services focused in three employment-related areas: hiring, pay reporting, and compliance. Hiring services include assessments and talent management, paperless new hires, and tax credits and incentives. Pay reporting services include electronic time tracking, paperless pay, and W-2 management. Compliance services include employment and income verifications through The Work Number, unemployment tax management, and I-9 management. The company's common stock trades in the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol TALX. For more information about TALX Corporation, call 314-214-7000 or access the company's Web site at

SOURCE: TALX Corporation

TALX Corporation
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