allegedly threatened with arrest and being sent back to Thailand if they did not comply, according to the indictment. In Thailand, the workers would have faced recruitment debts they could not pay off.
associated with a long federal litigation. The agreement does not involve any admission of wrongdoing by Paramount Staffing.
"Paramount Staffing remains committed to recruiting and hiring without regard
, including a recruitment process outsourcing services firm; Checkpast, background screening firm; and a firm that provides software as a service.
Mills received Staffing Industry Analysts' Peter Yessne
-over-year. In addition, 29% are unsure, almost twice as many as those who reported indecision in 2007.
Still, 85% of respondents who are hiring plan to recruit as many new graduates, if not more, than in 2007, according
to be lackluster into summer," said Gad Levanon, economist at The Conference Board. "April is a month when we normally see employers increasing their recruitment, but this year it actually declined."