ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, August 2014
Staffing employment for the week of Aug. 11–17 rose to 100.32—a new record at the 33-week mark, according to the latest ASA Staffing Index results. Temporary and contract staffing employment increased 0.59% from the prior week. This is a 3.82% increase compared with the same week last year. That same week also will be used in the August monthly employment situation report that will be issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Sept. 5.
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