ASA Mission

To promote and protect the interests of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry across all sectors through advocacy, research, education, and the promotion of high standards of legal, ethical, and professional practices.

ASA Statement of Purpose

The purposes of the American Staffing Association are to represent and promote the interests of its members across the full range of staffing or other employment-related services they provide as those services are defined by the board of directors; to promote for the industry a free enterprise environment through effective legal and public affairs advocacy; to encourage ethical business conduct; to provide information regarding the laws and regulations that apply to staffing or other employment-related services, especially those protecting the welfare of employees; to foster better public understanding of the industry and its role in the economy; and to provide education and other services to help members stay informed about the industry and their business.

To achieve these ends, ASA will

  • Promote and protect the interests of the industry and its employees before federal, state, and local governments
  • Promote the industry through effective programs of public communication
  • Maintain programs of recruitment and retention to ensure continued membership growth and representation of all segments of the industry
  • Maintain an effective nationwide chapter network
  • Provide educational and other programs to inform members about industry issues and matters of common concern
  • Educate members on their ongoing obligation to protect the welfare of their employees
  • Promote high ethical standards of conduct regarding employees, customers, and the public
  • Encourage cooperation with other organizations to advance the purposes of ASA
  • Develop industry-related information for the benefit of its members and to support its legal and public affairs activities

ASA members can view the bylaws here.

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