The legal landscape for staffing employees is different in some important ways from the traditional two-party, employer-employee relationship. It’s important to understand the relationships and responsibilities among client, staffing company, and staffing employee, including key concepts such as co-employment. This section offers some summary data and introduces important legal concepts for staffing clients.
Co-Employment: A Critical Concept for Staffing Firms and Their Clients
Staffing employees are employed by a staffing firm but they work for staffing clients. It’s vitally important that both staffing company and client understand their roles and responsibilities with respect to staffing employees. ASA literally wrote the book on this topic.