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3.24 / Use of Temporary Employment Agencies

Purpose:
The purpose of this statement is to set forth University policy with regard to usage of temporary employment agencies by the University.

Preamble:
It is recognized and acknowledged that the use of temporary employment agencies may be the best and most cost-efficient means of addressing temporary human resource needs of the University. It is also recognized that the establishment and publication of appropriate parameters for such usage is in the University's best interest. 

Policy Statement:

1.  Any usage of individuals from a temporary employment agency must be approved, in advance, by the Office of Human Resources.

2.  All requests for use of a temporary employment agency shall be submitted in writing and shall provide explanation and justification why a temporary employment agency shall be used.

3.  The services of an individual sent by a temporary employment agency shall be utilized for no longer than one year without the specific authorization and approval of the appropriate Vice President or the President of the University.

Implementation:
This policy shall be included in the WSU Policies and Procedures Manual and shared with appropriate constituencies of the University.

The Vice President for Administration and Finance shall have primary responsibility for publication, dissemination and implementation of this University policy.

Effective Date: 
November 1, 2006

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