Roughly a year ago, in May 2009, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration over the death of a temporary worker,... More
A recent news report said FedEx Corp. was rolling out new regulations for its independent contractors. Separately, a new federal bill would add more regulations. But it is in... More
Fastest car? The SSC Ultimate Aero with a top speed of 257 mph, according to Guinness World Records.
Fastest land animal? The cheetah with a top speed of 70 mph, according to www.extremescience.com.... More
The first quarter saw an unusually high number of staffing firms adopt new names.
SFN Group is the new moniker for Spherion Corp., the seventh-largest staffing firm in the U.S. However,... More
What is next for healthcare reform and the possible impact on the staffing industry?
Different versions of healthcare reform were passed by the House and Senate -- both could have meant... More
Characters that happen to be temporary workers occasionally pop up in television shows and movies. Now, it turns out, they also have complete television series devoted to them.
The Tubefilter... More
Strip club workers misclassified, fake wedding guests and a resume that came with a shoe? Not everything in staffing and employment is business as usual.
Here are a few recent news items:... More
A European Union regulation approved last October could bring 570,000 new jobs for temporary workers within five years in France, Belgium, Germany and Spain, according to research cited... More
In March, Financial Analysts at Morgan Stanley’s European Business Services Research team issued a report titled ‘Staffing Survey – Temporary Attractions are Peaking’. The report... More
Out of England comes a story of a staffing firm acting to protect its temporary workers from angry park guests.
The park was Lapland New Forest, a temporary Christmas attraction that... More