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KELLY SERVICES ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION IN AUSTRALIA

 KELLY SERVICES ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION IN AUSTRALIA
 TROY, Mich., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelly Services, Inc.


(NASDAQ-NMS: KELYA, KELYB), the nation's largest temporary help company, today announced the acquisition of Acton Staff Management, a leading temporary help and permanent placement services company headquartered in Perth, Australia.
 The acquisition of Acton Staff Management expands Kelly's network of offices throughout Australia to eight, giving Kelly the capabilities necessary to sell and service accounts on a national basis.
 "The acquisition of Acton Staff Management, while representative of Kelly's commitment to international growth, specifically allows us to accelerate our expansion schedule in the Pacific Rim," said Noel S. Wheeler, senior vice president of Kelly Temporary Services and managing director of the company's International Division.
 Under the purchase agreement, Acton Staff Management will retain its current management and operate under the Kelly name. Kelly Temporary Services provides temporary help services, while Kelly Recruitment Consultants offers permanent placement services.
 Kelly Services, which employs more than 575,000 temporary employees annually, owns and operates more than 950 offices in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Denmark, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Australia and Mexico.
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 /CONTACT: Jane Riesterer of Kelly Services, 313-244-4305/
 (KELY) CO: Kelly Services, Inc. ST: Michigan IN: SU: TNM


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