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  • The Form I-9 is a complicated two-page document that is accompanied by a 65-page handbook explaining how to complete it. There are many facets of I-9 completion that are unique to staffing firms. E-Verify is an Internet-based system maintained by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that allows businesses to verify the work eligibility of employees. The American Staffing Association offers this document to address the Form I-9 and E-Verify issues that staffing firms face most frequently. More ›

    Topics: Compliance & Risk Management, Employment Law, I9’s & International Workers
  • BLS Employment Situation

    BLS Employment Situation: November 2018

  • BLS Employment Situation

    BLS Employment Situation: October 2018

  •   With the widening skills gap and ever tightening labor market, businesses are exploring ways to develop skilled workers and build their own bench of talent. Apprenticeships have resurfaced as an attractive offering that allows workers to earn a wage while learning new skills and vocations needed by employers. The latest ASA Workforce Monitor® delved… More ›

    Topics: Research & Data
  • It was Jan. 4, 2017. Following the astounding election of Donald Trump, Congressional Republicans found themselves on top of the political world. Defying conventional wisdom, they held on to their majorities in both the House and Senate. With control of both the White House and Congress, Republicans could aggressively pursue their policy agenda, something that… More ›

  • BLS Employment Situation

    BLS Employment Situation: September 2018

  • Staffing firm clients have increasingly adopted policies limiting the length of assignment of staffing firm workers as way to protect against the kind of “retro-benefits” claims faced by Microsoft. Some client policies appear to be based on the erroneous belief that, after working for a certain period of time, staffing firm employees are automatically eligible for coverage under the client’s benefits plans. To help dispel some of the common misperceptions, ASA has developed an issue paper that discusses the basic principles of law that apply to employee benefit plans and the steps clients can take to avoid retro-benefits exposure. More ›

  • As previously reported, the California legislature has enacted special rules governing the wage and hour obligations of staffing firms. These rules are scattered throughout numerous provisions of the California Labor Code. Some new rules governing pay stubs, California’s Wage Theft Prevention Act, and personnel files were effective Jan. 1, and some take effect July 1. More ›

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