The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) keeps tabs on assorted data from the world's industrialized nations. On the issue of protections for temporary workers, it ranks the US 41st out of 43. ProPublica has published this piece in its ongoing series about temporary labor issues: ProPublica: US Lags Behind World in Temp Worker Protections Yah. Well I submit that how people wish to work rapidly defers to how companies wish for people to work when there is no bread on the table nor roof overhead. That's the reason we have any labor laws at all, never mind the other critical issue of whether they're enforced.