Bad language: phrases to avoid using with your staffing firm’s clients

They are simple phrases, ones you may not think twice about using. But the words you use with your clients play a big part in how your staffing firm and its employees are perceived in the marketplace.   Most businesses take steps to ensure their employees are communicating with clients in a timely and professional […]

OSHA Cites Staffing Firm For Violations

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Exel Inc. for nine — including six willful — workplace safety and health violations at the Eastern Distribution Center III, a facility in Palmyra owned by the Hershey Co. and operated by Exel. Proposed penalties total $283,000. OSHA also has cited the SHS Group LP, doing business as SHS […]

Staffing Firm, Client Cited For Violations

The California Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health has issued $256,445 in citations to two companies for violations discovered during warehouse inspections that found unsafe working conditions. Cal/OSHA issued citations to warehouse owner National Distribution Centers and its temporary staffing contractor, Tri State Staffing, for more than 60 violations at four warehouses in San […]

Hotel Workers Sue Staffing Firm For Potential Violations

Hotel workers in Indianapolis have sued staffing firm Hospitality Staffing Solutions and 10 hotels in Indianapolis for wage and hour violations. If the lawsuit is certified as a collective action, the group could be entitled to as much as $10 million, according to Unite Here, a union representing the workers. The workers allege the staffing firm and hotels […]

California Cites Staffing Firm For Violations

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su issued additional citations totaling over $600,000 to Premier Warehousing Ventures, LLC for violations discovered during an Oct. 12, 2011 inspection of Schneider Logistics. The citation was issued for Premier Warehousing’s failure to provide employees proper wage statements. California Labor Code 226 requires that employers furnish an accurate itemized statement with employees’ paychecks that includes […]