Ed Foulke right and Stephen Dwyer left along with moderator Victor Geraci center discussed the responsiblities for host and staffing employers of temporary workers at SLC 2014

Ed Foulke (right) and Stephen Dwyer (left), along with moderator Victor Geraci (center), discussed the responsiblities for host and staffing employers of temporary workers at SLC 2014.

SLC 2014: They’re Not My Employees! (and Other Mistakes Employers Make)

OSHA is taking a closer look at companies that employ temporary workers. That, combined with the agency’s new recordkeeping requirements, could spell t-r-o-u-b-l-e for employers who hire temporary workers.

Stephen Dwyer, general counsel for the American Staffing Association, didn’t mince words when talking about legal pitfalls for staffing companies and employers who hire temporary workers: “OSHA is on the lookout. You are going to be much more susceptible in terms of your contracts with staffing agencies and training for temporary workers,” he told Safety Leadership Conference attendees at a session titled, “They’re Not My Employees: The Practical and Legal Pitfalls Involving Temporary W

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