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  • At the urging of ASA and members of the ASA employee safety committee, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its website to state that temporary workers should be included in clients’ vaccination plans for essential workplaces. This development is significant, as some health care clients had been reluctant to include temporary… More ›

    Topics: Employment Law
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    Topics: Compliance & Risk Management, Employment Law, Staffing Specific Laws
  • The American Staffing Association today released this statement to the news media from Richard Wahlquist, president and chief executive officer: The reprehensible and violent assault on the U.S. Capitol runs counter to the foundations of our democracy and the principles of our Constitution. One of those principles is the right to peaceful protest but those… More ›

    Topics: Compliance & Risk Management
  • Like the U.S. economy, the staffing industry has been rocked to its core by Covid-19. In these unprecedented times, many staffing companies have faced extraordinary demands for workers in support of health care, manufacturing, and other essential needs. ASA stepped in early with actionable insights for its member staffing companies, creating a microsite with information… More ›

    Topics: Rewards, Recognition & Incentives, Leadership, Business Management & Administration, Compliance & Risk Management, Employment Law
  • The first thing you notice when you speak with Joyce Russell is that she is wholly focused on the conversation she’s having with you. “I vote with my time,” she explains. “I think about that in every client interaction—if I’m meeting with you, I’ve already looked you up, I know who you are—I know where… More ›

    Topics: Leading People, Leadership
  • The longer-than-anticipated presence of Covid-19 has severely affected the livelihood and significantly elevated levels of stress for millions in the U.S., but disproportionately it would seem, based on one’s demographics. Concerns Differ by Race/Ethnicity People of color are much more likely to be concerned about a variety of work-related issues: Hispanic/Latino and Black/African-American individuals are… More ›

    Topics: Culture, Internal Hiring & Onboarding, Business Management & Administration, Research & Data
  • Carl Cubek owns Cubek Staffing, a staffing firm based in Joliet, IL, that places IT professionals. He’s been keeping a close eye on the legislative landscape dealing with workplace harassment, as several states such as New York and California have mandated workplace harassment prevention training for all employees (including temporary employees). He learns that his… More ›

    Topics: Compliance & Risk Management, Employment Law, Staffing Laws & Regulations
  • In late summer this year, ASA released to its members the first half of a new ebook focused on what the staffing firm of the future might look like. In that first installment, available in the online ASA Staffing Tech Center, subject matter experts with Talent Tech Labs examined the current technology state of the… More ›

    Topics: Technology, Staffing Technology
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    New Starts Down ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, December 2020 Staffing employment for the week of Dec. 7–13 edged up 0.4% from the prior week, according to the ASA Staffing Index. This week marks a 2020 high for staffing jobs, with the index reaching an unrounded value of 91 for the first time this year…. More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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