April 15, 2020

IMF Says Recession Likely Worst Since Depression
Online Labor Demand Declined in March
Industrial Production Plunges in March
New York Fed: Manufacturing Activity Plummets
Michigan Governor Issues Executive Order Creating Protected Class of Covid-19 Positive Employees
South Carolina Governor Authorizes Use of Covid-19 Support Payments by Employers to Employees
Benefits Available for Ohio Employees With Reduced Hours
Seattle Bans Employers From Requiring Medical Verification for Paid Sick Leave for 60 Days
States Grapple With CARES Act Conformity
A Second Round of Coronavirus Layoffs Has Begun

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Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Keeping Relationships Strong at a Distance

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “Maintain Powerful Relationships in a Global Pandemic,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. Find out how to cultivate strong relationships with internal employees, clients, and candidates in this new—virtual—environment.

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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New Staffing Professionals Starting? Onboarding Courses Available on ASA Learn

Looking to enhance your new hire process and your team’s knowledge of the staffing industry? Need to train new hires or offer refresher courses to seasoned team members? ASA has developed a new program of onboarding courses specifically designed for staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions professionals.

You can purchase and assign courses to your team and track their progress using the new ASA learning management system, ASA Learn. The online course modules include “Introduction to the Staffing Industry,” “Fundamentals of Sales,” and “Fundamentals of Recruiting.” Modules are available as a full set or a la carte. To learn more, visit learn.americanstaffing.net.

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