Staffing Industry News of the Week – 1/04/13
Suit dismissed against agency that sent tech to NH
Published on December 31, 2012 by Holly Ramer
A Boston lawyer said yesterday he is working on a settlement with the staffing agency that sent a traveling hospital technician to New Hampshire’s Exeter Hospital, where he is accused of stealing drugs infecting patients with hepatitis C. Dominic…
How Does Repetitive Stress Fit Into Workers Compensation In New Jersey?
JDSupra Law News
Published on December 31, 2012 by Law Offices of Robert Olkowitz, P.C.
Most people think of workers compensation as a program that provides coverage to workers injured in…
Nieman Printing pays more than $96,000 in overtime back wages to Dallas workers following US Labor Department investigation
U.S. Department of Labor News Release
Published on December 31, 2012
Nieman Printing Inc. in Dallas has paid $96,335 in overtime back wages to 101 employees following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, which found that…
Congress Passes Cliff Deal
The Wall Street Journal
Published on January 2, 2013 by Janet Hook, Corey Boles and Siobhan Hughes
Congress broke a rancorous stalemate to pass legislation designed to avert the fiscal cliff. But the compromise bill, which blocked most impending tax increases and postponed spending cuts largely by raising taxes on upper-income Americans, left a host of issues unresolved.
Weak December employment fails to put damper on 2012
Published on January 3, 2013
Joblessness in Germany rose for a ninth consecutive month in December, the Federal Employment Agency (BA) reported on Thursday. It said 88,000 people more were out of work in the last month of 2012, compared to levels reached in November.
ADP: Dec. Hiring Shot Up To 215K, As Businesses Withstood Fiscal Cliff
Published on January 3, 2013 by Abram Brown
U.S. companies added more jobs than expected last month, a signal that businesses may have been more resilient in the face of political uncertainty that previously believed. The private sector created 215,000 new jobs in December, a new report from…