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Staffing Firms Kelly, Temp Holdings Announce Joint Venture

July 24, 2012
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The joint venture will be based in Hong Kong, and the agreement calls for Temp Holdings' Tempstaff Hong Kong operation to change its name to TS Kelly Workforce Solutions effective in October.
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Report: Wage-and-Hour Suits Hit Record Number

July 23, 2012
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The claims forming the bulk of these numbers include: misclassification of employees, alleged uncompensated 'work' performed off the clock and miscalculation of overtime pay for nonexempt workers.
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Indianapolis Law Aims to Curb Temp 'Blacklisting'

July 17, 2012
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The rule prohibits hotels from signing deals with contractors—such as staffing firms—that prevent the hotels from hiring the contractor's employees directly, according to city documents.
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IT Onboarding Crucial to Productivity: Survey

July 13, 2012
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Despite their agreement on the importance of onboarding programs, 57 percent of IT leaders say they have a formal, strategic onboarding plan less than 20 percent of the time, while just 18 percent of IT professionals say sufficient attention is given to developing a strong onboarding program.
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Staffing Firm Settlement Results in $11.4 Million Charge

July 9, 2012
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Cases involved include groups of employees, but the named plaintiffs in the three cases were Mark Laffitte, Isabel Apolinario and Van Williamson. All cases were filed in California Superior Court.
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CareerBuilder: Expect More Temps on the Job

July 5, 2012
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A new survey by the job board giant sees a spike in temporary hires but also found that employers plan to hire more permanent, full-time employees.
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Study: 24 Percent in U.S. Prefer Social Media for Job Search

June 12, 2012
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Twelve percent of U.S. employees approved of personal use of social media at work, but 51 percent say social media has a negative impact on workplace productivity.
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LinkedIn Tops Social Sites for Recruiting: Report

June 5, 2012
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Seventy-seven percent of job openings are shared on LinkedIn, followed by Twitter at 54 percent. Facebook came in third with 25 percent.
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Flex Schedules Tops Workers' Summer Wish List

June 5, 2012
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A new Robert Half study also showed that employers may be warming up to such perks, with 75 percent of human resources managers saying their company offers flexible schedules during the summer
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