August 11, 2022

Bring Your Team to Staffing World 2022

Staffing World®, the ASA annual convention and expo, returns to Las Vegas this fall—join your peers at the MGM Grand Oct. 25–27. The discount for multiple attendees from the same company has increased, so you can bring your whole team as well. When you purchase a full registration package, your colleagues will save 15% on their full registration packages.

Want to know what you can learn at Staffing World? Read the recently released Advance Program for all the details, including session descriptions.

Register at by Sept. 23 for the best rate available—after that date, rates will increase.

Kelly Reports Second-Quarter 2022 Earnings
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Upcoming Events


ASA Beats Back Nurse Staffing Rate Caps, Mitigates Other Nurse Staffing Bills

Responding to claims of potential unfair pricing by hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities, legislatures in 14 states—California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island—considered legislation that would regulate how nurse staffing agencies operate. Almost all of the proposals would have placed limits on what staffing agencies could charge for nurse staffing services.

In response, ASA and its outside lobbyists, along with a broad coalition of nurse staffing agencies, engaged in prolonged and extensive advocacy to explain that the proposals were the wrong solution and, if enacted as drafted, would further aggravate the current nursing shortage.

As a result of these efforts, no legislation containing rate caps passed. However, several states enacted bills that regulate various aspects of operation. For an updated list of all the bills’ status and what they would mandate, visit

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Free ASA Webinar This Month—Lessons From Women Leaders

Are you looking for insights from female leaders in the staffing industry? Learn about their career paths of women leaders—from Express Employment International, Kelly, Manpower Group, and System One—during the ASA webinar “Women in Leadership C-Suite Series: CIO Panel,” presented by the ASA women in leadership interest group. It takes place Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2–3 p.m. Eastern time. The ASA women in leadership interest group is sponsored by ASA corporate partners Bullhorn and Essential StaffCARE, and by Anthem, Assurance, ClearEdge Marketing, Mee Derby, Sense, Textkernel, WorkLlama, and WorkN.

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

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The Latest From Your Colleagues on ASA Central

ASA Central—the dynamic online community just for staffing professionals—is home to more than 27,000 staffing professional profiles and countless ongoing industry conversations.

This week, take a look at your colleagues’ discussions and some of the blogs they’ve posted on ASA Central:

Get involved with the community—update your profile today so you can network with colleagues, join a section community, recommend and comment on your colleagues’ posts, and share your own blog or discussion post. Log in to ASA Central now.

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