Staffing employment for the week of Dec. 7–13 was 103.29, according to the ASA Staffing Index—remaining above an average of 100 for the third consecutive month. Temporary and contract staffing employment increased 1.10% from the prior week. Staffing employment was 3.95% lower than the same week last year. Over the past 30 days, staffing employment increased 2.16%.
This week, containing the 12th, will be used in the December monthly employment situation report that will be issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Jan. 8.