Yes it does. See Miller
v. Defiance Metal [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com
subscribers ], a 1997 case out of the Ohio Federal Court, which
provides an excellent discussion on why temp agencies and employers are
considered "joint employers."
Two weeks ago, I wrote about whether harassment training should be offered to employees in "the Twilight Zone" -- mainly, lead persons and contingent workers (temporaries and independent contractors). Reader Paul C. suggested that I do a post on the dangers associated with keeping "temps"...