ASA Staffing Index Remains Flat in September

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ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, September 2015

Staffing employment for the week of Sept. 7–13 was 97.90, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Temporary and contract staffing employment decreased 0.56% from the prior week. Survey respondents attribute the decrease to the Labor Day holiday on the 7th. Staffing employment was 4.80% lower than the same week last year, which did not include Labor Day. Over the past 30 days, staffing employment decreased 0.43%. This week, containing the 12th, will be used in the September monthly employment situation report that will be issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Oct. 2.

A report on the weekly ASA Staffing Index is publicly released every month based on a survey panel of staffing companies curated by ASA. Participants in and subscribers to the ASA Staffing Index gain access to additional results and historical data each week. To participate in or subscribe to the ASA Staffing Index, go to americanstaffing.net/staffing-index.

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