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TJX Companies, American Greetings and Others Contract for TALX UC eXpress Services; UC eXpress services reduce the costs of unemployment through streamlined claims management and review

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 clients."

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 taxes.

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 Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: TALX Corporation, St. Louis Laura Browder, 314/214-7224 lbrowder@talx.com SOURCE: TALX Corporation