April 8, 2024

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index Increased in March
CEO Optimism Increases
Fed Officials Are Walking a Tight Line on Rate-Cut Timing
Amazon Cuts Hundreds of Jobs in Cloud-Computing Business
The Jobs Numbers Aren’t Adding Up. Immigration Helps Explain Why
New York Increasingly Protects Those Convicted of Crimes to Enable Future Employment
Wisconsin Legislature Increases PPD Rate, Clarifies Statute of Limitations, and Allows for Voluntary Advancement in PPD
New Minnesota Paid Leave Reporting in 2024
Los Angeles County Passes Fair Chance Ordinance on Employer Consideration of Criminal History
Construction Sector Adds 39,000 Jobs Between February and March With Increases in Every Residential and Nonresidential Category
The 2024 Career Optimism Index Study Highlights Shift From the Great Resignation to a Great Talent Stagnation
In-House Legal Teams Face Rising Law Firm Costs and Talent Shortages Amid Increasing Workloads and Complexity
Most Hospital CFOs View Nurse Staffing as Top Challenge

Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Health Care Staffing Strategies

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “Navigating the Evolving Landscape of Health Care: Trends, Challenges, and Strategies for Success in 2024,” 2–3 p.m. Eastern time. Advisory Board’s Vidal Seegobin will explore the top trends affecting health systems, offer guidance on identifying which trends matter most, and share strategies for responding to these trends and ensuring future readiness.

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 americanstaffing.net.

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Is Your Company Award-Winning? Make This Your Year to Shine at a National Level

Gain national recognition for your company—and leverage that recognition to differentiate your firm in your most competitive markets—by participating in the American Staffing Association’s prestigious professional recognition programs. ASA is now accepting applications for the
ASA Elevate Awards and for the National Staffing Employee of the Year and Sector All-Stars program. The deadline for applications is May 1.

  • The ASA Elevate Awards recognize outstanding, innovative, and effective work-based learning programs that train, reskill, and upskill temporary and contract talent.
  • The ASA National Staffing Employee of the Year and Sector All-Stars program honors individuals nominated by ASA member companies who best exemplify one or more of the staffing industry’s key messages—bridge and flexibility—as well as employees who used staffing to access new careers. This year, the National Staffing Employee of the Year All-Star finalists will be announced prior to the winners.

Being named as one of the best in the industry is a valuable tool your company can use to sell to clients and engage with talent. To learn more and submit a nomination, visit americanstaffing.net/awards.

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