ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, August 2015
Staffing employment for the week of Aug. 10–16 rose to 98.32, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Temporary and contract staffing employment increased 1.00% from the prior week and was 1.99% lower than the same week last year. This week, containing the 12th, will be used in the August monthly employment situation report that will be issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Sept. 4.
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 has historically been a coincident economic indicator.
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