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Temp Land

Lost Wages, High Injury Rates, Few Benefits

Temp employment is climbing to record levels following the Great Recession. The system benefits brand-name companies but harms American workers through lost wages, high injury rates, few if any benefits, and little opportunity for advancement.

New Bill in Illinois Would Increase Temp Worker Protections

Illinois Revokes License of Temp Agency Check Cashing Store

California Governor Signs Bill to Protect Temp Workers

California Legislature Passes Bill to Protect Temp Workers

Senator Asks OSHA About Temp Worker Buried Alive In Sugar

Sugar Plant Removed Safety Device 13 Days before Temp Worker’s Death

Hummus Maker Warned of 'Extreme Safety Risk' Before Temp Worker’s Death

California Considers Bill to Protect Temp Workers

A Modern Day 'Harvest of Shame'

Temp Worker Regulations Around the World

U.S. Lags Behind World in Temp Worker Protections

Podcast: Outsourcing Labor, Injuries to the Growing Temp Industry

How to Improve Temp Worker Safety

Temporary Work, Lasting Harm

Podcast: Rise of the Blue-Collar “Permatemp”

The Expendables: How the Temps Who Power Corporate Giants Are Getting Crushed

Los Sacrificables: Como Los Temps Que Dan Fuerza A Grandes Empresas Están Siendo Aplastados

Graphic: How to Fit 17 People in a Minivan

Taken for a Ride: Temp Agencies and 'Raiteros' in Immigrant Chicago

Llevados al Engaño: Agencias de Trabajo Temporal y ‘Raiteros’ en Chicago

Where Does the Workers' Money Go?