Employer Articles - The Alpha Group: Staffing Specialists

Exciting news! The Alpha Group, Inc. will be adding a new feature: "From the Desk of H.R." 

Each month our Human Resources Department will be providing you with new articles, letters, or current topics of interest in the day-to-day world of Human Resources.

We hope you find each of these resources interesting and informitive! Take a moment to download this month's letter regarding Independent Contrators vs. Temporary Employees, and feel free to contact our Human Resources department with any questions or comments at 508-285-8500 ext. 4.



Each month we select an employee who demonstrates excellent work ethic through productivity and diligence, is timely and loyal, and displays behavior that promotes the needs and goals of the client company while holding to a commitment of quality and professional growth.

The Justice Department Sept. 5 asked a federal appeals court to dismiss the DOJ’s appeal in the ongoing battle over a stalled Obama overtime rule that was expected to make some 4 million workers newly eligible for time-and-a-half pay.

Hurricane Harvey has already hurt the job market. But will that storm and Hurricane Irma, which is expected to slam Florida this weekend, have an even bigger impact on the broader U.S. economy?

U.S. job openings rose to a record high in July, suggesting a slowdown in job growth in August was an aberration and that the labor market was strong before the recent disruptive hurricanes.

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