ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 5, 2004--TALX Corporation
(NASDAQ:TALX), a leading business process outsourcer of payroll-data
centric services, today announced that Humana Inc. has implemented an
automated time and attendance solution from TALX FasTime(R) Services.
With this service, Humana's over 13,000 employees can enter, view
and edit their hours worked using an online timesheet. The service
accommodates the needs of multiple employee groups with diverse
business rules. It also meets Humana's data collection needs for FMLA,
short-term disability and paid-time off for both exempt and non-exempt
workers. Plus, managers and supervisors review and approve associates'
"TALX FasTime quickly met our needs for an automated time and
attendance solution," said Brian LeClaire, vice president and chief
technology officer of Humana. "With FasTime services, we provide our
associates with a more efficient time collection, review and approval
process while at the same time significantly reducing our cost per
Built-in audits and checks at the time of data entry provide
error-free data up-front. Information on hours worked is then
consolidated in one clean package for transmission into Humana's
payroll system using an interface Humana was able to quickly develop
by working with TALX.
"We are pleased to support Humana as a leader in the adoption of
self-service technology," said Dick Herrmann, president of TALX
FasTime Services. "TALX enables Humana to deliver to its employees an
accurate, customized time and attendance service with approvals around
the clock, delivering time and labor expense savings to everyone."
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 users to complete transactions independently
utilizing available multimedia including Web, interactive voice
response, speech recognition, fax and e-mail. The company's 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.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the
nation's largest publicly traded health benefits companies, with
approximately 6.6 million medical members located primarily in 18
states and Puerto Rico. Humana offers coordinated health insurance
coverage and related services -- through traditional and
Internet-based plans -- to employer groups, government-sponsored plans
and individuals. For more information, visit www.humana.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