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As workplaces start to slowly reopen from the unprecedented global shutdown of early 2020, COVID-19 infections and deaths continue to rise. Until there is a safe and effective, widely distributed vaccine, employers and workers will need to take extreme precautions to protect against this highly contagious disease. United States federal guidance has been confusing and… Read more »

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The Fair Work Week Act takes effect on July 1, 2020. It provides a sort of “Bill of Rights” for Chicago employees in seven covered industries: Building Services, Healthcare, Hotels, Manufacturing, Restaurants, Retail, and Warehouse Services. Here is what you need to know as an employer in Chicago.   Who’s Covered? The Fair Work Week… Read more »

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Many employers dread the process of hiring and onboarding new team members. It can feel incredibly inefficient, and it ties up time and resources that could be spent in other areas. With modern technology, though, you can automate most of the process, allowing you to focus on the things that automation can’t do, such as… Read more »

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No employer wants to see a worker get hurt, but workplace accidents do occasionally happen. A strong action plan is the best way to minimize the risk of injuries and to handle them when they occur. Here are some top steps to take in the wake of a workplace incident:   1. Prioritize Safety Everyone… Read more »

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The safety and overall health & well-being of our employees is a top priority for Alternative Staffing, Inc. at all times. With the first positive cases of the Coronavirus disease (also known as COVID-19) being diagnosed in Illinois and the increasing possibility of person-to-person transmission of this respiratory illness in our area, we would like… Read more »

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Here at Alternative Staffing Inc. (ASI), we take the safety of our people seriously. We have created and developed our risk management team so that we can make recommendations to our customers to improve their safety programs. In fact, we complete safety evaluations on every new client site before authorizing our employees to work there…. Read more »

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Spending 40 hours a week in a workplace that is teeming with negative energy and stressful situations can prevent you from doing your job correctly. Workplace bullying can be hard to define, but essentially it can be identified as harmful, repeated actions by one or more employees that can include physical or verbal assault resulting… Read more »

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Worker advocates in Illinois are trying to get stricter legislation passed for Staffing Agencies through the State instead of the Federal Government. For more information about this important new bill please click below. Worker advocates look to Springfield to regulate staffing industry