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Young Workers: Know Your Rights in the Workplace

Young Workers: Know Your Rights in the Workplace posted on May 17

Memorial Day is right around the corner — the unofficial start to summer and for many teens and young adults the start of a summer job. All across the state, young workers will be seen scooping ice cream, serving food, working as camp counselors, bagging   …Continue Reading Young Workers: Know Your Rights in the Workplace

Got Temp Workers? Make Sure They’re Trained

Got Temp Workers? Make Sure They’re Trained posted on Sep 20

When you say ‘temp worker’, many people picture a receptionist filling in while a company’s employee is on vacation or out sick. Back in the day that was what the temp industry looked like. (I remember working as a temp in an office during summer   …Continue Reading Got Temp Workers? Make Sure They’re Trained