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ADP Announces Deal to Acquire Workscape

July 1, 2010
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Marlborough, Massachusetts-based Workscape serves more than 3.5 million users in more than 180 companies, according to ADP.
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Workers Comp Claimant Cannot Sue Third Party and Administrator

June 29, 2010
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State appellate court cites the workers’ compensation exclusive remedy provision in upholding a lower court’s dismissal of an injured correctional officer’s lawsuit.
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Survey 21 Percent of Job Seekers Dropped After Reference Checks

June 23, 2010
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OfficeTeam’s survey included telephone interviews with more than 1,000 senior managers at companies with 20 or more employees.
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KKR Paying $356 Million for Japanese Staffing Firm

June 21, 2010
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The Usen subsidiary, Intelligence Ltd., provides direct hire, temporary staffing and outsourcing as well as job-search advertising.
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Groups Sue Feds Over Anti-Staffing Rule

June 8, 2010
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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
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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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Governor of Hawaii Signs Law Regulating PEOs

June 1, 2010
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Hawaiian professional employer organizations must now register annually with the state and show compliance with labor laws as well as post a $250,000 bond.
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Report Dont Ostracize Temp Employees

May 10, 2010
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Employers can improve the situation by encouraging social interaction among all workers and including temps in such things as formal and informal departmental lunches and holiday parties, according to the research.
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When Your Employee Complains About Being Sexually Harassed by a Customer

April 28, 2010
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What should you do when your employee lodges a complaint about a customer's behavior? It's a sensitive situation, but you should maintain control over certain procedures, such taking the complaint, reporting the complaint to the customer and making sure employee is provided with the necessary legal protections.
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Two Accused of Sending Out Illegal Temps

April 27, 2010
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The businessmen allegedly hired illegal workers and paid their wages in cash without deducting payroll taxes or other withholdings, the Department of Justice reports. Their companies supplied workers for janitorial services, freight handling and other jobs.
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