Temporary Worker

Nearly three million workers in the United States are considered to be temporary workers, making up more than 10 percent of the national workforce. What’s more, with the rise of the gig economy, more than one-third of the total workforce is involved in at least part-time gig work, such as freelance writing or full-time photography, …

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How to Reduce Workers’ Compensation Risk Exposures with Temporary Staffing Agencies

While staffing agencies are an effective solution for companies looking for reliable short-term employment help, they are not immune to liability and risk exposures for workplace issues. In fact, in some cases, a client is exposed to liability as a result of using a temporary staffing agency. How to Reduce Risk Exposure in Workers’ Compensation …

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Staffing Workers’ Compensation in Action When Problems are Everywhere

When it comes to workers’ compensation claims and solutions among the staffing and short-term hiring industry, dealing with risks and liabilities is a little more unique than having to deal with issues among permanent workers. The reasons for this can be wide and varied, but what do you do when claims aren’t handled correctly or …

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Workers’ Compensation Cost Drivers in the Staffing Industry

For firms in the staffing industry, trying to calculate their workers’ compensation premium can be confusing and stressful. From trying to figure out how many employees are on their roll at any given time to job classification of these employees, a workers’ compensation cost for a staffing firm can fluctuate or just be hard to …

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The Importance of Workers’ Compensation Insurance for Temporary Staffing

Securing an effective workers’ compensation plan for temporary staffing may pose a challenge, confusing some staffing agencies as to how it differs from full-time insurance. However,  workers’ compensation guidelines for staffing agencies are essentially the same for permanent hiring needs, save for paying insurance premiums. The temporary staffing industry is responsible for making sure that …

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