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May 31, 2013

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ASA for You
Ready for the ACA? Staffing World Delivers Timely, Valuable Content
Welcome New ASA Members

Michigan Court: Staffing Firm’s Refusal to Pay for Comp Time Did Not Breach Contract With Temporary Worker
Workers Can Be Both Employees and Independent Contractors, IRS Rules

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CorTech Acquires Stafflogix Corp.
CorTech News Release (05/23/2013)

CorTech, a staffing provider based in Atlanta, has completed the acquisition of Stafflogix Corp., a staffing firm based in Naperville, IL.

Global Dynamic Consulting Inc. and HR Initiatives Inc. Announce Merger
PR Newswire (05/29/13)

Global Dynamic Consulting and HR Initiatives have merged under the name Global Dynamic Consulting. The new firm provides recruiting, human resources, accounting, and other related services.

$1B in Ohio Workers’ Compensation Rebate Checks Going Out Soon
Columbus Business First (05/30/13) Jeff Bell

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s board of directors on Thursday signed off on a plan to deliver rebate checks totaling $1 billion to 210,000 Ohio private- and public-sector employers. The funding comes from a surplus in BWC’s assets, resulting from strong investment results and operational improvements, and is expected to boost Ohio’s economy.

Former Contech Employees Eligible for Benefits
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette (Indiana) (05/30/13) Sherry Slater

Former employees of Contech Castings LLC in Auburn, IN, and Pierceton, IN, who lost jobs on or after March 7, 2012, have been certified for benefits under the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance program by the U.S. Department of Labor. Onsite workers employed through PeopleLink Staffing, Sentech Services, and Elwood Staffing are included. The TAA helps workers displaced by foreign imports or shifts in production out of the country.

ASA for You

Ready for the ACA? Staffing World Delivers Timely, Valuable Content

No other industry organization provides the expertise and resources surrounding the Affordable Care Act like ASA. The ACA-related content that will be delivered at Staffing World 2013, Oct. 8-10 in Orlando, is information staffing professionals won’t find anywhere else. Register today at

Thursday, Oct. 10, 9–10:45 a.m.
Health Care Reform—The Time Is Now
Panel facilitated by Edward A. Lenz, Esq., senior counsel, ASA
Alden J. Bianchi, Esq., member, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo PC
James A. Essey, CSP, president and chief executive officer, the TemPositions Group of Cos.

The employer “play or pay” provisions of the Affordable Care Act go into effect Jan. 1, 2014, and have major implications for staffing firms. Are you ready? In this workshop, industry experts will discuss the latest regulations and government guidance affecting employers, including recent developments on the “look-back” rule for determining your employees’ full-time status, and the insurance options you will have that will allow you to comply with the “play” provisions.

Thursday, Oct. 10, 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Affordable Care Act—Staffing Firm Compliance Plans
Panel facilitated by Dan Campbell, CSP, chief executive officer, Hire Dynamics

In this interactive workshop, leading staffing firms of various sizes and representing different sectors will share their plans and strategies for compliance with the “play or pay” provisions of the ACA. They will discuss their conversations with clients and assigned employees, and the specific steps they are taking regarding the challenges and opportunities presented by the ACA.

Plus, Staffing World delivers world-class keynote speakers, dozens of education sessions, top-level networking opportunities, and the largest industry expo anywhere. Visit to register today!
Welcome New ASA Members

Please join the ASA board of directors and staff in welcoming the following new members, which joined during the week of May 20.

FlexStaff Services Inc.
Clarksville, GA

Industrial Labor Management Group Inc.
Bell, CA

Military Morph
Oklahoma City, OK

Omega Contract Design
Huntington Beach, CA

The Franklin Co.
Broomall, PA

Is your company interested in joining ASA? Contact the membership department at 703-253-2020 or