Craig Johnson's Blog

Temp training: Whose job is it?

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, who was trampled by shoppers when opening the store on Nov. 28, 2008, the day after Thanksgiving. The agency cited lack of training and tools.

Although such extreme incidents are rare, at least one study found temporary... More