Good Faith Not a Defense to Substantive I-9 Violations

Lexology (07/09/13) Harry J. Joe In U.S. v. Anodizing Industries Inc., the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Immigration Review ruled that employers that commit a substantive violation by failing to complete a Form I-9 within three days of the employee’s start date cannot claim a good […]

Labor Forecast Predicts 6.4% Increase in Demand for Temporary Workers In 2013 Third Quarter

                               — Industry Consulting Firm G. Palmer & Associates’ Quarterly Forecast                                           Assists in Previewing Near-Term Hiring Patterns —   Newport Beach, Calif. July 10, 2013 — Demand for temporary workers in the United States is expected to increase 6.4% on a seasonally adjusted basis for the 2013 3rd quarter, when compared with the […]

Train Employees to Avoid Electrical Accidents

The following training points are brought to you courtesy of featured BLR safety training product, 7-Minute Safety Trainer and the Safety Daily Advisor. Shock Prevention  Inspect electrical equipment before use to be sure insulation is in good condition. Check that plugs have a good, tight connection. Use only wiring that is approved for use outdoors or […]

Mel Kleiman Making Interviewing Meaningful

In HR Daily Advisor, consultant Mel Kleiman offers tips for interviewing and hiring the right people. Try this interview question, Kleiman suggests: “On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate yourself (on skills … teamwork … whatever)? 8.5? What makes you an 8.5? What would it take to get you to rate a […]

Meet Michael Ethridge from the New Trojan Labor Baltimore!

  Trojan Labor Baltimore has undergone a revamp! We sat down with Branch Manager Michael Ethridge to learn more about him and the new Trojan Labor in Baltimore. We learned a lot about Michael’s service in the military, his interests, and his personal experiences. Where did you grow up? I grew up in the northeast […]

Happy Memorial Day!

Monday is Memorial Day in the U.S. – a day to pay tribute to the individuals who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States. It was first established on a national level in 1868 (3 years after the Civil War) and became a federal holiday in 1971. In 1950, the Congress, by a joint resolution, […]