Frequently Asked Questions

People Working and FAQs Concept


Q. What kind of pre-employment screening do you conduct on your employees?

A. We can tailor our services to meet your needs. Each office is equipped with on-site services for drug screening*, nationwide background investigations*, and previous employer reference/skills checks. *Additional fees may apply

Q. Can I get same day service?

A. Gem State Staffing is uniquely qualified to fill same day temporary positions. If you already have an account with our company we can usually have workers on your worksite within 1 hour of your call.

Q. What are your rates?

A. There are several variables in our rates dependent mostly on the industry and volume required. We strive to meet our client’s budgetary goals and routinely review our rates to remain competitive. Please contact your local office for a more detailed outline of our rates.

Q. What is included in your rates?

A. Our rates include: Worker's wages, Worker's Comp Insurance, all applicable Employer State and Federal Taxes, FICA, Medicare, Unemployment Insurance, and our administrative costs. Our insurance carrier will issue you a "Certificate of Worker's Compensation Insurance." We also provide W-2's for employees on our payroll.

Q. Are there a minimum number of hours we will be required to pay?

A. Yes, we require a four hour minimum for most temporary orders unless previous arrangements have been made.

Q. Can I interview candidates before we hire them?

A. Yes! We encourage interviews for our temp-to-hire candidates. We will provide a mini-bio about each prescreened candidate before they interview with your company.

Q. I need temporary labor outside my normal work area; can I use a different office if I have an account?

A. Yes! It takes just a few minutes to have your information transferred to the new location. Please contact your local branch manager for more information.