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April 21, 1999 | NICHOLAS RICCARDI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One week after they replaced more than 200 low-wage jail workers in the midst of a union drive with inmate laborers, sheriff's officials acknowledged Tuesday that the work involved may go to another private company. Supervisor Gloria Molina cautioned that if the Sheriff's Department changes its mind again and replaces inmates with contracted, nonunion employees, the action would amount to union-busting.
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May 12, 2000 | Nancy Rivera Brooks
* Interim Services Inc., the nation's fifth-largest private employer, is changing its name to Spherion to reflect a new corporate identity and strategy. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based staffing company acknowledged that the word "Spherion" can't be found in any dictionary but was coined to reflect "the company's new, modern, consultative identity and is symbolic in validating that the company has entered new space." Spherion employs about 600,000 people and generated $3.
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BUSINESS
May 12, 2000 | Nancy Rivera Brooks
* Interim Services Inc., the nation's fifth-largest private employer, is changing its name to Spherion to reflect a new corporate identity and strategy. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based staffing company acknowledged that the word "Spherion" can't be found in any dictionary but was coined to reflect "the company's new, modern, consultative identity and is symbolic in validating that the company has entered new space." Spherion employs about 600,000 people and generated $3.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 21, 1999 | NICHOLAS RICCARDI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One week after they replaced more than 200 low-wage jail workers in the midst of a union drive with inmate laborers, sheriff's officials acknowledged Tuesday that the work involved may go to another private company. Supervisor Gloria Molina cautioned that if the Sheriff's Department changes its mind again and replaces inmates with contracted, nonunion employees, the action would amount to union-busting.
BUSINESS
November 1, 1998 | JAMES FLANIGAN
For clues to the present condition of the U.S. and world economies, and for insights into the future of the so-called new or information economies, a good place to look is the worldwide staffing industry. "Staffing" has become more than a fancy word for "temp agency."
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