Temporary staffing is booming these days due to slow increase in the permanent jobs. It is estimated that one out of ten employees or workers are getting jobs through temporary staffing agencies. According to the American Staffing Association or ASA data, the U.S. staffing companies employed on an average of 2.96 million temporary and contract workers per week during the first quarter of 2014 that is up by 3.2% from the same period in 2013. Temporary and contract staffing sales totaled about $26.64 billion during the first quarter of 2014 which is 2.6% higher than the same period in 2013.
Even though, the demand for temporary staffing is rising at the same time majority of temporary employees or workers do not have fair knowledge about the rules and regulations concerned with disciplinary processes. In today’s workplace, temporary workers are required to have knowledge about the existence of disciplinary policies. Now, more and more clients (organizations) are asking the staffing firms about their disciplinary policies in order to make a decision before selecting a staffing agency. The temporary staffing disciplinary policies are a communication tools to develop exemplary behavior in employees.
These policies should not be looked upon as means of punishment but as communication tool that help managers set consistent expectations when a workplace situation requires it. The effective implementation of disciplinary policies enables employees or temporary workers and managers to ensure the best results, output and team development for the client organization. By following the principles of disciplinary policies as such, exemplary temporary workers are recognized and are employed by reputed staffing firm and in turn, these workers receive better assignments.
For temporary employees, knowledge of disciplinary policies can accelerate his/her career choices. Certain government regulations require that employer to provide accommodation to ensure the best interests of everyone in the work place. By using the disciplinary policy, organizations needs to ensure that there is no risk or harm to employee or worker due to products/services or machines used at the work place. A well-developed disciplinary policy is an important tool for coaching employees regarding workplace discipline. Temporary staffing firms that operate and have corporate culture and disciplinary policies like their client organizations are able to place temporary employees that fit in with their (client) full time employees resulting in better work place dynamics.