Staffing Industry News of the Week – 12/21/12
Staffing agencies and worksite employers to face new regulations in 2013
Association of Corporate Counsel
Posted on 12/14/12
On January 31, 2013, “An Act Establishing Temporary Workers Right to Know” goes into effect in Massachusetts.
Study: ‘Fiscal cliff’ could hit jobs hard
The Washington Times
Posted on 12/16/12 by David Hill
Failure by Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff” could put hundreds of thousands of people across the nation out of work, most of whom don’t work for the government and don’t live in federal government strongholds.
Ex-Staffing Manager of Home Health Care Services Provider Sentenced for Alteration of Records to Conceal Medicaid Fraud
7th Space Interactive
Published on 12/17/12
NORFOLK, VA—Lynette Smith, 41, of Suffolk, Virginia, was sentenced today to 10 months in prison for altering records to conceal Medicaid fraud committed by a provider of home health care services. Neil H MacBride, United States Attorney for the …
Obama, Boehner move closer to ‘cliff’ deal
Posted on 12/17/12 by Lori Montgomery and Paul Kane
The two made progress on a “cliff” agreement Monday, but they had yet to clear several critical hurdles.
In The Temp Economy, People Are Staying In Jobs For Longer
The Wall Street Journal
Published on 12/19/12 by Tom Gara
In a freelancer-friendly economy of temps, interns, casual staffers and part timers, you might thing the average time spend in jobs is going down. But you’d be wrong.
They were not thinking of him as a human being
The Center for Public Integrity
Posted on 12/20/12 by Jim Morris & Chip Mitchell
A chemical discharge in a Chicago-area factory kills a worker — and exposes the dangers faced by temp workers across the U.S.