American Staffing Association Releases Affordable Care Act Statement of Principles


Last week during a meeting in Washington, DC, the ASA board of directors approved a Statement of Principles for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The principles will be shared with U.S. staffing companies and clients to communicate the staffing industry’s position on Affordable Care Act compliance.

To view the ASA Statement of Principles, visit the

“The ASA Statement of Principles demonstrates the staffing industry’s firm commitment to compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its ongoing commitment to the well-being of the individuals we employ every day,” says Richard Wahlquist, ASA president and chief executive officer. “Staffing firms will work closely with clients and human resource professionals to help them understand how the health care law applies to their use of staffing services. And staffing firms will work closely with their temporary and contract employees to ensure they understand their rights, opportunities, and obligations under the ACA.”

For more information, visit the ASA newsroom. Interviews with ASA executives are available.

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The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. ASA and its state affiliates advance the interests of the industry across all sectors through advocacy, research, education, and the promotion of high standards of legal, ethical, and professional practices. For more information about ASA, visit


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