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Survey: Time Wasted on Poor Performers

November 8, 2012
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Supervisors spend 17 percent of their time, or nearly one day per week, overseeing poorly performing employees.
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Monster Plans Restructuring, China Sale

November 8, 2012
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Monster announced the restructuring Nov. 8 as it also reported third-quarter results with third-quarter revenue of $221.7 million, down 10.8 from $248.6 million in the same quarter last year.
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Temp Workers Sue Wal-Mart, Staffing Firms

October 23, 2012
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A group of Illinois workers filed suit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and two staffing firms — QPS Employment Group Inc. and Labor Ready - Midwest Inc. — claiming they didn't receive pay for all hours worked and didn't receive employment and wage notices as required by law, according to the complaint in the lawsuit.
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American Staffing Association Names 2013 Board of Directors

October 19, 2012
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The American Staffing Association's 2013 board of directors was elected during the organization's Staffing World show earlier this month in Las Vegas. Representatives from 24 member staffing companies serve on the board.
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Employees Get Creative When Calling in Sick

October 11, 2012
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Thirty percent of workers called in sick during the past year even when they weren't ill, according to a CareerBuilder survey. In addition, the survey found the holiday season tends to be the busiest time for sick calls.
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Temp Bill Rates May Be Back on Rise

September 14, 2012
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The IQNdex's August reading of 105.9 is up 0.7 percent from July and up 1.2 percent from three months ago. The increases compare to the entire 12 months ended in May when the IQNdex rose by less than 1 percent.
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Temp Jobs Fall by 4,900 in August

September 7, 2012
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Temporary employment as a percent of total employment — the temporary help penetration rate — slipped to 1.89 percent in August from 1.90 percent in July.
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Kentucky Staffing Firm Settles EEOC Suit

September 5, 2012
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University of Kentucky student Megan Woodard is a member of a fundamentalist Baptist church whose members believe women should not dress like men, including refraining from wearing pants, according to the EEOC.
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