At an anonymous Midwestern Auto Manufacturer in the US temporary employees (temps) provided maximum flexibility in dealing with peaks and valleys in the automotive industry. By 1997 temps made up 8% of the manufacturers workforce and that level had been relatively stable since the plant was established. Temps were used for clerical and accounting jobs but were mainly employed in production related positions where 11-12% of the workers were temps, mainly used to provide additional monitoring and ...

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9.3.1 Plan & forecast workforce requirements
9.3.9 Manage temp/casual workers

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