The Red Guide to Temp Agencies

Tips for Temps: The Temporary Task Force of Northern New Jersey

The Temporary Task Force of Northern New Jersey, under the leadership of employment consultant Barrie Peterson and affiliated with the Bergen Employment Action Project (BEAP), is now distributing the third issue of their "Consumer Guide to Best Practice Temp Agencies of NJ." This is a guide for prospective temps, not for the corporate consumers of agency services; I guess they felt that "workers' guide" sounded a little too lefty for the agencies. I have talked with Mr. Peterson and seen some of the preliminary work, and I'd imagine that this new guide will be a valuable resource for temps in northern New Jersey.

The third issue of the guide includes reviews of 29 agencies across North and Central New Jersey, plus a four-page legal rights guide.

Temp Worker Gatherings are held on the first Monday of the month at 5:30 PM for exchange of information, mutual support and planning advocacy.

You can find out more at the Task Force website, or by contacting the task force or Mr. Peterson at 214 State Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601, or by phone at (201) 489-7476. [an error occurred while processing this directive]