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Consumer's Guide to Best Practices Temp Agencies:  Online Edition
Consumer's Guide to Best Practices Temp Agencies:  Online Edition

November 1998 November 1998 Volume 5 Edition Volume 5
includes the
January 1999 New Year Update

** Newly Expanded to Include
32 Temp
Newly Expanded! 66 Reports on Other Temp Agencies **

Online Edition
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Temp Workers Alliance Meets Every First Monday of the Month from 5:30 to 7 pm at the United Labor Agency, 214 State St., Suite 201, Hackensack, NJ * For More Information, Please Call (201) 489-7476

To build toward real solutions to the problems faced by temp workers, we conduct research, disseminate information, educate the public, provide direct assistance when possible, advocate for higher standards, and collaborate with any groups sharing our goals.

Our initial stragety since 1997 is to provide job seekers with information on "best practices" temp agencies so they can make informed choices.  In doing so, we are forming strategic alliances with those agencies as a means of protecting temp workers' rights in this rapidly growing industry.

By attending the Temp Workers Alliance (first Mondays at 5:30 pm in Hackensack), you can share experiences with other temps.  By consulting our Black Book of over 100 reports on temp agencies, you can learn how the agencies (regardless whether or not they meet "Best Practices" criteria) treat workers and learn what type of assignments they have available.


Criteria for "Best Practices" Agencies

Responded positively to Principles of Fair Conduct for Temporary Employment Agencies
Have no unresolved complaints against them at Better Business Bureaus; NJ or County Department of Consumer Affairs; NJ Division of Civil Rights; NJ Department of Labor Wage and Hours; and Disability Court
Registered with the NJ Department of Consumer Affairs


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