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Staffing News Of The Day, October 23, 2012

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Walmart, temp agencies sued for minimum wage, overtime violations. [The Huffington Post]

Temporary workers hired to help city. [WHIZ News]

A 40-year-old Albany man’s arm was cut off above the elbow Monday in an accident at the Philomath operation of Mary’s River Lumber Co. The Albany man, who worked for the company through the temp agency Selectemp, was using a hula saw in the fence plant when the accident happened about 2:25 p.m., according to details provided by company president Brad Kirkbride and Capt. Greg Ridler of the Benton County Sheriff’s Office. The hula saw is used to cut lumber into shorter pieces. The man, identified by Ridler as Jesus “Jessie” Cardonda Gonzalez, had worked at Mary’s River Lumber Co. on and off for a year, Kirkbride said. [Corvallis Gazette Times]

Healthcare costs top U.S. executives’ concerns: Adecco survey. [Chicago Tribune]

Superior Staff Resources is named “2011 Professional Services Supplier of the Year” by SUPERVALU, Inc. [MarketWatch]

ASA Staffing Index up 4.9% over year. [American Staffing Association]

InSearch Worldwide has rebranded to Allegis Partners. [PRWeb]

Computer Task Group Q3 profit up. [NASDAQ]

Instead of playing hookey, a Pontiac man took drastic action to avoid having to work last week, Auburn Hills police officials say. The investigation of an Oct. 18 bomb threat BAE Industries, 1426 Pacific Dr. turned up no explosives, but did lead to temp-employee Michael Williams, 20 of Pontiac, whom police arrested on suspicion of calling in the bomb threat. [MLive]

Staffing News Of The Day, October 23, 2012

EEOC targets pregnancy discrimination. [Lawyers.com Blog]

As law, culture shift on same-sex marriage, employers are making changes. [LAW]

IRS announces 2013 Pension Contribution & Benefit Limits (The ERISA Blog). [JD§upra]

What constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace? [Atlanta Employment Law]

Employers seemingly scared of PTSD risks among ‘workplace warriors’. [US NBC News]

BYOD programs pose security risk for businesses: Ovum. [eWeek]

Why your boss should pay for your housecleaning while you do your job. [The Huffington Post]

Staffing News Of The Day, October 23, 2012

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