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Jun 07, 2021 Jun 09, 2021

One Week Left to Register for Staffing World at the Lowest Rate Available

The ASA convention and expo is where the staffing community comes together to make strategic connections and get solutions that fuel growth and success. Staffing World® 2021 takes place in person, Sept. 28–30, at the beautiful Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center. The theme for this year’s event is “Better Together, Stronger Ahead.” 

Register online by June 15 for the lowest rate available. There are also group discounts as well as special alumni rates for those who attended virtually last year. Learn more and register today at

Free ASA State of the Industry Webinar This Month

ASA and ClearlyRated, the association’s satisfaction survey partner, will present the second ASA State of the Industry webinar of 2021 on Tuesday, June 29, 3–4 p.m. Eastern time.

More than a year past the industry’s Covid-19-induced contraction, many firms are back on a trajectory of growth, effectively navigating economic uncertainty to serve clients, talent, and internal staff better than ever. Get strategies for accelerating your firm’s growth, as well as the latest industry research and legislative updates to keep you compliant and growing.

All ASA webinars are free for ASA members, and most qualify for continuing education hours toward ASA certification renewal. To learn more and to register, visit

Commit to Safety During National Safety Month: Week Two

June is National Safety Month, and the National Safety Council is offering free materials to keep your workers engaged in safety preparations. The theme for this week is “Address Ongoing Covid-19 Safety Concerns.” As the pandemic continues, employers play an important role in expanding operations and returning remote workers to physical workspaces, building trust around vaccines, supporting mental health, and much more.

Protecting temporary worker safety and well-being is a top priority for ASA, and the association is proud to partner with NSC in promoting the 25th anniversary of National Safety Month.

Volunteer to Be a Mentor—Deadline Extended

The ASA Mentor Match program is seeking experienced staffing professionals to volunteer for the six-month cycle that begins in July. The deadline to enroll has been extended to tomorrow, June 9. Enrollment takes less than five minutes.

Give back to the staffing community, share your experiences and knowledge, and contribute to the future of the staffing industry. Volunteer as a mentor in the ASA Mentor Match program.

Court Dismisses Background Check Class Action Against Staffing Firms

A Georgia District Court recently denied class certification in a Fair Credit Reporting Act class action case against two staffing firms, holding that although the staffing firm that procured candidates’ background checks was not listed on the FCRA authorization documents, such staffing firm was an authorized agent of the listed staffing firm. Therefore, the staffing firm defendants fulfilled the FCRA’s statutory notice and authorization prerequisites and the plaintiff lacked standing to bring the class action.

Staffing firms conducting and using criminal background checks are subject to complex requirements, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act and guidelines from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and staffing firms should carefully review their FCRA disclosure documents with knowledgeable legal counsel to ensure compliance. Read more at