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  • ASA Elevate Awards

    American Staffing Association Honors Most Outstanding Work-Based Learning Programs in Staffing and Recruiting Industry

    The American Staffing Association today announced the winners of the 2018 ASA Elevate Awards. This new professional recognition program celebrates the most innovative and effective work-based learning programs designed specifically for temporary and contract employees. Aquent, “Aquent Gymnasium” Aquent Gymnasium offers free online courses on web development, design, user experience, and content creation to students… More ›

  • Federal Reserve Beige Book

    Fed: Moderate Economic Growth; Strong Staffing Demand

    The economy expanded at a moderate pace through the end of August, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”). Employment and wages continued to grow at a modest to moderate pace, even as labor market tightness persisted. Businesses in some districts increasingly added benefits—such as vacation… More ›

  • ASA Employment & Sales Survey

    Staffing Employment at 18-Year High for Second Quarter

    New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.2 million temporary and contract workers per week in the second quarter of 2018, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association—the greatest number for any second quarter since 2000. Staffing employment increased 2.3% in the… More ›

  • Advocacy Update

    ASA Submits Comments on Passthrough Tax Deduction RulesM

    Sorry, the content you’ve selected is for members only. Maybe it’s time to join! Or if you’re already a member, please log in. Join today to get access to all of ASA’s legal information and resources for members. The ASA legal team works hard to keep members informed about the laws and regulations that impact their… More ›

  • ASA Genius Awards

    American Staffing Association Honors Best Communications and Marketing Programs of the Year in Staffing and Recruiting Industry

    The American Staffing Association recognized member staffing agencies with ASA Genius Awards for the most outstanding marketing, advertising, multimedia, and public relations campaigns and products of the year. The winning entries will be featured in a cutting-edge, interactive display at Staffing World® 2018, the ASA annual convention and expo, Oct. 16-18 in metro Washington, DC…. More ›

  • Issue Paper

    Sixth Circuit Grants Staffing Firm’s Bid to Send Wage Claims to ArbitrationM

    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 ›

  • Issue Paper

    Washington, DC, to Host Employer Program on Paid Family Leave LawM

    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 ›

  • Monthly Jobs Report

    BLS: Staffing Employment Grows in August

    Up 2.9% From a Year Ago Temporary help employment grew 0.3% from July to August, adding 10,000 jobs over the month, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Staffing employment was 2.9% higher than in August 2017. Year-to-year staffing job growth has averaged 3.4% per month in the… More ›

  • ASA Regional Events

    Staffing and Recruiting Industry Symposium in Seattle on Sept. 18

    Staffing and recruiting professionals and industry suppliers doing business in Washington are invited to attend the third annual American Staffing Association Washington Staffing Symposium. This event will deliver content focused on emerging industry trends, challenges, and opportunities for staffing and recruiting agencies operating in the state. Event: ASA Washington Staffing Symposium Date: Sept. 18, 8… More ›

  • Issue Paper

    Employer Obligations Under New York Sexual Harassment LawsM

    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 ›

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