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The Use of Staffing Agencies Is About To Get More Expensive (and Risky) in Illinois

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As we have reported in the past, utilizing temporary staffing agencies to fill gaps in labor needs can be an efficient and economically beneficial way for companies to meet business demands.  This is particularly true in today’s “gig economy,” where short-term staffing needs are high but small or mid-size companies do not have the resources … Continue reading this entry

Federal Court Rules Temp-to-Hire Employee's Hours Before and After Hire Must be Counted in Determining FMLA Eligibility

The interplay between staffing agencies and client companies continues to be a common source of litigation, including an increase in cases under the Family and Medical Leave Act (the “FMLA”).   Following on the heels of a Fifth Circuit ruling clarifying the FMLA obligations allocated to each of the staffing agency and client company, an Oklahoma … Continue reading this entry

Fifth Circuit Clarifies FMLA Obligations Relating to Staffing Agency Employees

Companies use temporary or leased employees for many reasons—to assist with seasonal work or temporary projects, to afford flexibility with a workload that might vary by customer demands, and sometimes in an effort to avoid responsibilities or liability that might result from an employment relationship.  This strategy can be effective in some—but not all—situations.  While … Continue reading this entry