December 2, 2021

Deadline Tomorrow—Be, or Find, an Industry Mentor

The ASA Mentor Match program allows members to make valuable industry connections, define career goals, and gain insight from staffing peers by establishing a mentoring relationship for a six-month period. The program is designed to help both mentors and mentees grow professionally and network with fellow ASA members.

Applications for the six-month cycle that begins in January are due tomorrow. Visit to get started as a mentor or mentee.

Jobless Claims Climb in Thanksgiving Week
Beige Book: Modest to Moderate Economic Growth; Employment Growth Modest to Strong
PMI Drops to 11-Month Low Amid Softer Demand Conditions and Material Shortages
Late Payment of Deferred Payroll Taxes Under Cares Act Could Result in Harsh Consequences
November Ends With Flurry of Litigation Regarding Various Covid-19 Vaccine Mandates
OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations for Fiscal Year 2021
U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Federal Trade Commission Announce Agenda for Dec. 6 and 7 Labor Market Workshop
Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Rates to Decline in 2022
November Job Cuts Plummet to Lowest Monthly Total Since May 1993
CEOs Plan to Hire; Pressured by Labor Costs
Construction Spending Rebounds in October
Covid-19 Will Have a Significant Impact on the Future of Nursing

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The Law and You—Protecting Your Firm Against Class-Action Litigation

Identifying and mitigating risk is a critical component to a company’s long-term growth, profitability, and sustainability. For staffing firms, class-action litigation remains a top threat. The cost of defense, settlement, or verdict—as well as the time required to mount a defense—can be enormous.

In the latest issue of Staffing Success magazine, attorneys Lia Elliott and Joanna Monroe look at ways that staffing firms can position themselves to successfully defend against class actions and minimize the hit to the bottom line.

Access the current issue and back issues of Staffing Success, and other ASA digital publications, at

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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 20,000 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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