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2021 ASA Virtual Staffing Law Conference to Explore Top Industry Legal Issues


Staffing Law Conference 2021 The 2021 ASA Staffing Law Conference, to be held virtually April 29–30, will address the most critical legal issues specific to the U.S. staffing and recruiting industry, including those resulting from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. New this year, the conference will feature Super Sessions—deeper dives into timely legal topics allowing more time for discussion.

The ASA Staffing Law Conference sessions are

  • SUPER SESSION: Workplace Safety and Vaccine Programs in a Postpandemic World
    Scott Bicksler, lead safety manager, Aerotek; and Benjamin Briggs, Esq., partner, labor and employment, Seyfarth. Sponsored by ASA corporate partner World Wide Specialty Programs
  • SUPER SESSION: Data Privacy and Cybersecurity: Not Just a Big Company Problem
    Maureen Dry-Wasson, vice president, group general counsel, and global privacy officer, Allegis Group; Threase Baker, CSP, TSC, president, Abbtech Professional Resources; Michael Jones, chief privacy officer, Randstad NA; and Robert Thompson, president, World Wide Specialty Programs (ASA corporate partner). Sponsored by ASA corporate partner Essential StaffCARE
  • Artificial Intelligence and Onboarding: Tools That Make Staffing Easier, or Legal Minefield?
    Speakers: Aaron Crews, chief data analytics officer, Littler; James Essey, CSP, president and chief executive officer, TemPositions Group of Cos.; and Jason Klimpl, Esq., partner, Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt. Sponsored by Avionté
  • Immigration Reform and Enforcement: What Staffing Firms Can Expect in the Next Four Years
    Helen Konrad, Esq., director, immigration practice group, McCandlish Holton PC; and Agape Ogbonda, Esq., legal counsel, AirSwift; and Sandra Perkins, corporate director, human resources, Corporate Brokers. Sponsored by HIREtech
  • The “American Rescue Plan”—What Does It Mean for Employers?
    Brandon Ramon, Esq., senior associate, Squire Batton Boggs. Sponsored by ASA corporate partner Essential StaffCARE
  • The Most Entertaining Game Show Ever: Staffing Law Edition
    Stephen Dwyer, Esq., senior VP and chief legal and operating officer, ASA; Ed Lenz, Esq., senior counsel, ASA; Toby Malara, Esq., government affairs counsel, ASA; and Brittany Sakata, Esq., associate general counsel, ASA. Sponsored by Anthem

“The pandemic has exacerbated employment law-related challenges for the staffing industry,” said Stephen Dwyer, Esq., ASA SVP and chief legal and operating officer. “This year’s virtual ASA Staffing Law Conference will address new topline issues for staffing professionals—no matter their level of legal expertise—to help ensure their companies’ success. No other conference provides such in-depth legal information for the staffing industry.”

For full session descriptions and to register, visit Registration sponsored by Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt.

Other ASA Staffing Law sponsors are Able, Kitrell Paycard, Staffing Industry Analysts, and TempWorks Software.

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