Category: Employers

CDL Fraud: Bribes, Corruption, And Danger On The Roads

On October 19, prosecutors charged two California DMV clerks for their part in a widespread CDL fraud scheme. In exchange for bribes, the clerks altered computer records to provide licenses to people who hadn’t passed – and in some cases hadn’t even taken – the CDL (commercial driver’s license) exam. CDL fraud puts everyone in …

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New Silica Exposure Rules For Construction Workers

On October 23, OSHA started enforcing new rules for protecting construction workers from exposure to silica. And it’s not hard to understand why: silica can damage the lungs and cause several diseases that have no cure. What do business owners and construction workers need to know about this mineral and OSHA’s new rules? What is …

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Proper Safety Prevents Construction Deaths

Since 1970, the Occupational Safety and Health Act has saved the lives of more than 553,000 workers. But there are still thousands of dangerous jobs. And construction is one of the most hazardous fields of all. According to OSHA, the fatal injury rate in construction is higher than the national average for all industries. The owners …

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National Staffing Employee Week – September 18-24, 2017

Today kicks off National Staffing Employee Week. Spec Personnel wants to say “thank you” to our workers. More than three million temporary and contract employees work for America’s staffing agencies during an average week. 15 million temporary and contract employees are connected with job opportunities every year. 9 out of 10 staffing employees say they were …

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