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Using Labor Brokers: The Legal Issues (2004) - pdf - 130a

Using Labor Brokers: The Legal Issues (2004) - pdf - 130a

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The use of labor brokers, or temporary employment agencies, as a way to fill employment vacancies has become a common practice in the construction industry. The wall and ceiling industry is no exception. When contractors use labor brokers to provide workers1 on their jobs, a three-party working relationship is created between the labor broker, the labor broker’s client (the contractor)2 and the worker.3
A labor broker’s services vary from “pure labor subcontracts, to providing ‘employees’ under a variety of arrangements including leasing or assigning its own ‘permanent’ workers to the contractor for the duration of the project, to a co-employment [arrangement].”4 Many contractors feel that this arrangement is beneficial for a number of reasons. The PDF file will be eMailed to you within 1-2 business days after placing your order. 22 pp. total. AWCI Members can download for Free in the Members Only section of the website.

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