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  • After years of effort by ASA, the Ohio Staffing & Search Association (an ASA-affiliated chapter), and allies in the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, the Ohio legislature quietly and without public fanfare repealed the state sales tax on employment services. The repeal provision, which was part of a massive state budget bill, was signed into law… More ›

    Topics: Employment Law, Safety, Staffing Specific Laws
  • As the California legislature approached its deadline for moving bills from the house of origin to the second house, advocacy efforts led by ASA, its affiliated chapter California Staffing Professionals, and California lobbyist Mike Robson of Edelstein Gilbert Robson & Smith LLC were instrumental in derailing two California bills that would have had a major… More ›

    Topics: Employment Law, Safety, Staffing Specific Laws
  • Last week, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a new law aimed at ensuring temporary worker safety in the construction and manufacturing industries. The law requires host employers to review the safety training provided by staffing firms, document and inform staffing firms about the site-specific hazards temporary workers may face, and train temporary workers on any… More ›

    Topics: Employment Law, Safety, Staffing Specific Laws
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    Topics: Recommended Insurance Policies, Employment Law, Staffing Specific Laws
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    Topics: Recommended Insurance Policies, Employment Law, Staffing Specific Laws
  • Advocacy by ASA and the Rhode Island Staffing Association, an ASA-affiliated chapter, helped persuade state lawmakers to put legislation on hold that would have imposed new regulatory burdens on businesses that use contract labor. Rhode Island bill S 139 would make any employer or organization that obtains workers through a subcontractor, staffing organization, or other… More ›

    Topics: Employment Law
  • 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: Employment Law, Staffing Specific Laws
  • Article by Ed Lenz and Alden J. Bianchi Several ASA members have reported being approached by platform providers offering benefit plans loosely described as “wellness” programs. Employee premiums under these arrangements are paid on a pretax basis through a Section 125 cafeteria plan. The claim is that, properly structured, these programs reduce employees’ taxable income,… More ›

    Topics: Employment Law
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    Topics: Compliance & Risk Management, Employment Law, Staffing Specific Laws
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