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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Do Temporary Employees Need Workers’ Compensation Coverage

Temporary workers can be a great asset for companies looking to handle busy work periods or knock out special projects with a little extra help. But no matter if it’s a one-day project or a six-month contract, temporary workers are just as vulnerable to becoming injured as full-time permanent employees. So, what happens when a …

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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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