ASA Staffing Index Holds at 93 in February

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ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, February 2016

Staffing employment for the week of Feb. 8–14 was 92.65, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Temporary and contract staffing employment decreased 0.76% from the prior week and was 3.31% lower than the same week last year—one of 19 consecutive record high weeks that began in mid-January and continued through mid-May.

This week, containing the 12th, will be used in the February monthly employment situation report that will be issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on March 4.

Staffing employment during the past four weeks averaged 93.28—3.03% lower than the same period last year.

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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The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. ASA and its state affiliates 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.

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