The National Staffing Workers Alliance and the National Employment Law Project recently released a report examining the growth of the temp industry. This is a comprehensive look at the industry and which sectors of the economy are increasingly reliant on temp labor.
The Rapid growth of the temp industry presents challenges for the government agencies which protect workers as well as worker organizations. This report looks not only at the data, which shows an explosive growth of the industry, but also highlight workers and their stories of fighting back.
Staffing work is one part of a larger story about the declining middle class in our country. More and more, major corporations are separating themselves from the workers who make their products and supply their shelves by inserting labor intermediaries who are nominally the employers” of these workers.
We encourage everyone to download and disseminate the report to your friends and allies.