December 30, 2022

Chicago PMI Rebounds in December, Remains in Contraction Territory
Small Businesses Find Some Relief From Hiring Woes
Large Pay Gains Outpace State Minimum-Wage Boosts for Many Workers
Wage Inequality May Be Starting to Reverse
New Year’s Resolution for California Employers: Update Your Employee Handbook
New York State Minimum Wage Increased for Upstate Employees and Related Developments
Employers, Are Your Leave Policies Ready for 2023?
South Carolina Human Affairs Commission Releases Prohibition Against Employment Discrimination Poster
Missouri Minimum Wage Rate Set for Private Employers for 2023; Updated Poster Available
Berkeley, CA, Passes a Fair Work Week Ordinance
As Silicon Valley Retrenches, a Tech Talent Shift Accelerates

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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 Dec. 25.

Dreamers Home Care & Staffing LLC, DBA Dreamers Healthcare Staffing
Farmington Hills, MI

FPS Staffing
McAllen, TX

Ingenovis Health
Greenwood Village, CO

Key Corporate Services LLC
Fishers, IN

S&K Staffing
Clinton Township, MI

Queen Creek, AZ

Concord, CA

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