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Kelly Settles Temps’ Class-Action Suit for $11 Million

October 13, 2009
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Reports indicate the lawsuit involved 96,000 temporary workers and that it was one of the largest wage-and-hour cases in Illinois history.
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EEOC Sues Staffing Firms in Three Separate Cases

October 6, 2009
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Adecco, Balance Financial Inc., Axiom Staffing Group Inc. and Axiom Staffing Group of Virginia Inc. are targeted by the federal agency.
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Staffing Up the Sales Team

October 1, 2009
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Experts caution that because each staffing firm has its own unique culture, it’s critical to make sure the person’s work style will mesh well with your system.
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Do Employees Have the Right to Moonlight

October 1, 2009
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Employers are within their rights to expect that employees show up for work ‘present, prompt and prepared.’ If a second or third job disrupts that, employers are within their legal rights to fire those workers. Here are some guidelines that could help keep moonlighting from disrupting your business.
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Contingent Staffing Firm Kelly Services Inc. Gets Extension On Waivers Of Debt

September 21, 2009
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Troy, Michigan-based Kelly Services Inc. said Friday, September 18, that it had secured a one week extension on temporary waivers of its debt covenant requirements to give it time to renegotiate several of its debt agreements.
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SAP Refurbishes Its Program With the Help of Its Own Technology

September 8, 2009
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Helping businesses generate profits as well as contributing to SAP's bottom line are its workers—employees and contingents. And it was around five years ago that SAP first discovered that it had little idea of the size or structure of its contingent workforce.
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U.S. Temp Payrolls Fall By 6,500 in August

September 4, 2009
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The figures are better than July, but year over year, temporary help payrolls were down 24.5 percent according to the Labor Bureau’s latest numbers.
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AFL-CIO Targets Young Workers, Vows Renewed EFCA Effort

September 1, 2009
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Workers under 35 currently constitute 25 percent of AFL-CIO membership. Bringing younger workers into the union movement is an imperative for its survival. About 7 percent of private sector is unionized.
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Employment Doldrums May Be Easing, Survey Notes

August 25, 2009
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Study finds that 47 percent of hiring managers cited underqualified applicants as their most common hiring challenge.
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The New Merrill Mantra We Want Brokers, Brokers, Brokers

August 14, 2009
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The brokerage firm's head of recruiting outlined the firm's strategy for attracting rookie reps and veteran brokers just days after Sallie Krawcheck assumed her new post atop the Thundering Herd.
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