Temporary workers amke up 20% of workforce

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    It appears that 1 out of every 5 employed people are in temporary worker status. Companies are finding that they can save money by not paying insurance, unemployment taxes and higher wages by using temp workers. It gives companies more flexibility too but the old loyalty is lost. It used to be the companies gave security in a long term job and the employees gave loyality to the company. That is going away. The problems with the growing temp worker (est. to get to 25% in a couple of years) is no insurance and no unemployment. When they get laid off they need government assistance and cannot pay their medical bills. Who knows how this will play with the new health bill that was passed this year.

    NewsFactor Business | Temporary Workers Reshape Companies, Jobs
     
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    Temporary workers amke up 20% of workforce

    that's because they can't spell.
     
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    Cause: injured finger! Hard to type correctly with a cut finger tip.
     
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    that explains this typo:
    "Nam et ipsa scientia potestas est."
     
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    That's been happening for a decade, although not to the extent it is now. It's one reason why unemployment stayed low during the BA because companies figured out it was more profitable to employ two employees at less direct cost than one.
     
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    If employees come from an agency, they're well screened and tested. Typos like yours are forgiven, if not too many, but spelling common words will not get you placed in a job you want.
     
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    The Temp thing has been going on for a long time. The part time thing takes advantage of the same thing. Poor or no benefits is a part of it. What do you get out of it as a plus??? Learn Skills and job experience. Stepping stone. Get even by going into competition at any level. :)
     
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    I think Clinton was in love with Home Depot and Mac Donald's. :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
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    Well screened? You gotta be kiddin'.
    Just ask Meg Whitman how well the employment agency screened the housekeeper she hired through them that turned out to be an illegal.
     
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    Different kind of Temp Agency.
     

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