April 17, 2020

Sizing Up the Coronavirus’s Hit to the Job Market
Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the U.S. Plummets in March
U.S. Department of Labor Considers Employer’s Good Faith Efforts When Enforcing Compliance During Pandemic
Measuring Worker Temperatures Could Lead to Wage and Hour Claims
California Resources Available to Employers Dealing With Coronavirus-Related Issues
New Jersey Amends State Mini-WARN Act
New Virginia Law Will Prohibit LGBT Discrimination and Expand Workplace Lawsuits
States Promote Workshares as Layoff Alternative During Pandemic

Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Next Week—Turn Challenges Into Opportunities

In times of crisis, there is opportunity—and if you can manage your emotions when under stress, you may find you’re able to generate some of your best ideas. Learn how to turn challenges into resources during the ASA webinar “Building Resilience—Harnessing and Leveraging Adversity.” It takes place Wednesday, April 22, 2–3 p.m. Eastern time.

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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Free ASA Webinar Next Week—Finding a Way Through This Pandemic

Can your staffing company answer two critical questions about how it’s managing operations through the pandemic and how it will prepare for the eventual resumption of business? Get tips from a panel of industry veterans and research experts during the ASA webinar “Navigating the Pandemic Now—And Planning for the Future.” It takes place Thursday, April 23, 2:30–4 p.m. Eastern time.

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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Welcome New ASA Members

The ASA board of directors and staff welcome the following new members, which joined during the week ending April 12.

AVAILABILITY Professional Staffing
Modesto, CA
Celerity Staffing Solutions
Middleton, WI
EverPhase Intellectual LLC
Tempe, AZ
Loma Linda Staffing
Loma Linda, CA
People Plus Solutions
McDonough, GA
SOLID Personnel
Pleasanton, CA

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