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In The News

  • ¿Son justas las condiciones laborales de los trabajadores temporales? – Britney Scott, representante de NESRI, aseguró que grandes corporaciones se han convertido en talleres de explotación laboral gracias a este tipo de contratos, en los que apenas se ganan 9 dólares por hora. Un estudio de la misma firma reveló que una de cada dos personas sufre represalias cuando intenta hablar de mejoras en su trabajo.
  • Groups Claim Illinois Businesses Are Taking Advantage of Temp Workers – A report released Thursday by the National Staffing Workers Alliance and National Economic and Social Rights Initiative found major companies are replacing permanent jobs with temp positions. It also found 47 percent of temps were retaliated against by employers after filing complaints or trying to improve working conditions.
  • Lawmaker, Advocates Denounce Illinois Temp Worker Mistreatment – CHICAGO (CBS) — A state lawmaker and other advocates are speaking out for temporary workers in Illinois who think companies take advantage of them. WBBM’s Craig Dellimore reports. A study by a labor rights organization said temporary workers often have no benefits, low pay and are sometimes abused. Champaign Urbana State Representative Carol Ammons said many times the work is not temporary at all. She claimed a loophole in state law allows companies to use temporary workers to shield their businesses from labor regulations.
  • N.J. temp agencies would face more scrutiny under bill inspired by ‘Invisible workforce’ series. TRENTON — New Jersey’s growing temporary employment industry would face tougher regulations and workers would get more job protection under legislation introduced in the state Assembly. The bill (A4315) was introduced in response to “The invisible workforce,” an NJ Advance Media series published in September that chronicled the alleged mistreatment of blue collar workers working for temp agencies around the state, according to the bill’s sponsor.

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