ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, October 2015
Staffing employment for the week of Oct. 12–18 was 100.54, according to the ASA Staffing Index—holding above 100 for the fourth consecutive week. Temporary and contract staffing employment decreased 0.04% from the prior week. The week of Oct. 12–18 contained the Columbus Day holiday. Staffing employment was 4.02% lower than the same week last year. Over the past 30 days, staffing employment increased 0.63%. This week, containing the 12th, will be used in the October monthly employment situation report that will be issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Nov. 6.
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