ASA Staffing Index Rose to 97 in May 2014
Staffing employment for the week of May 12–18 was up 3.40% compared with the same week last year, according to the ASA Staffing Index, which rose to 97. That week is the same one used in the May monthly employment situation report that will be issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on June 6.
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The ASA Staffing Index is reported nine days after each workweek, making it a near real-time measure of staffing employment trends. ASA research shows that staffing employment is a coincident economic indicator.
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About the American Staffing Association
The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. ASA and its affiliated chapters 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 americanstaffing.net.