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What kind of legislation is in place to protect workers from temporary staffing agencies?

In Canada, placement agencies are know to take more than 50% of your wages and make you sign an agreement that you will not accept a job working directly for the company where you have been placed. The federal government are significant users of these agencies. Our government is participating in predatory staffing as the people hired are desperate. Been there myself and I have 8 years of education, 15 years of experience.

Asked By: Lawomyn - 11/9/2007
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Where I live (Arkansas) temp services are the norm instead of the exception. Employers use them as cheap help. The positions are anything but temporary. Many companies will even tell you that they are not going to permanently hire you. We have large companies that 'hire" temps for over a year. Really sad part is that... More
Answered By: sensible_man - 11/9/2007
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