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Staffing Revenue Rising Faster Than Expected in 2012

April 10, 2012
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Overall, revenue growth above the trend-line for the past 16 years will continue in 2012 with some segments of staffing punching through pre-recession peaks.
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Contingent Workers to Make Up Bulk of New Staff at Auto Plant

March 22, 2012
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Volkswagen Group of America plans to create 800 new jobs at its Chattanooga, Tenn., manufacturing facility, the company announced. Many of those new jobs will go to contingent workers at the facility who are now employed by Aerotek, opening up opportunities for new contingents.
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Staffing Firms Still Find H-1B Difficulties

March 12, 2012
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For staffing firms, there has been difficulty bringing in workers on H-1B visas after the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service released the 'Neufeld Memo' in 2010. The memo listed 'third-party placement/job shop' as an example of a firm that does not qualify as an H-1B visa employer.
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Staffing Firm to Pay $148,000 in Pregnancy Suit

March 5, 2012
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The lawsuit alleged HCS owner Charles Sisson discriminated against Roxy Leger, the company's bookkeeper, when he made offensive comments about her pregnancy and fired her because she needed to take maternity leave following the birth of her son, according to the EEOC.
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Lagging Economy Aside, Interviewees Say the Darndest Things

February 24, 2012
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Job board giant CareerBuilder listed some of the most unusual interview experiences based on an online survey of more than 3,000 employers.
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Magazine Pans 'Mini-Med' Plans

February 7, 2012
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A total of 3.9 million people were covered by such plans as of January, according to Consumer Reports.
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Average Tech Pay in Silicon Valley Tops $100,000

January 24, 2012
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For the U.S. as a whole, technology workers reported their average annual wage rose to $81,327 in 2011 from $79,384 in 2010, according to a survey by Dice.
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Court: Ex-Temp Creates Fake W-2s

January 24, 2012
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The former temporary worker, Valerie Yvonne Brown, faces charges of aiding or assisting the preparation of a false or fraudulent document and identity theft, according to the filing.
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Firms Repay $3.3 Million in Recruitment Fees

January 16, 2012
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Apple Inc. ordered several international suppliers to reimburse $3.3 million in excess recruitment fees to foreign contract workers in 2011, the Cupertino, California-based computer-maker announced in its Apple Supplier Responsibility 2012 Progress Report. The report tracks activities at locations where Apple's products are manufactured.
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