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Staffing Firms Still Getting Work Despite Push for Federal Insourcing

August 23, 2010
Citing the rise in federal contract spending to more than $500 billion in 2008, the Obama administration issued a memorandum to all federal executive departments and agencies in March 2009. The president sought an overall reduction in contracting, with ‘inherently governmental’ functions to be insourced back to the civil service. Yet staffing firms are still busy with government contracts.
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Groups Sue Feds Over Anti-Staffing Rule

June 8, 2010
In January, a document called the Neufeld Memo reversed previous USCIS policy and determined that IT staffing firms are not ‘U.S. employers’ allegedly because they don’t exercise control over their consultants.
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Employment Agency Owners in Georgia Indicted

June 7, 2010
The employment agencies—New Fuzhou, Zhong Mei and Lucky—allegedly placed the workers in mainly restaurant jobs in South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Mississippi and Georgia, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
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