Posts tagged "staffing agencies"

Study: Unsafe working conditions in Chicago staffing agencies

Study: Unsafe working conditions in Chicago staffing agencies
Temporary staffing agencies in Illinois encourage unsafe working conditions and a culture of not reporting accidents to cut costs and keep insurance premiums low, a new study found. But those cost-saving tactics come at a hefty price: Their employees’ health and safety. The Urban and Diversity Program at University of Illinois at Chicago’s School of... Read more »

Undocumented Life: Staffing agencies offer a rough option when a regular job is lost

Manuel worked in a factory for 22 years, but when it closed he had to re-enter the job market without an essential tool: a social security number. Shortly after crossing the border illegally in the 1989, Manuel, not his real name, found work at InnerPac Inc. He described his job as “good, stable and with... Read more »