February 1, 2022

ManpowerGroup Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results
Manufacturing Activity Increased in January
Chicago Business Barometer Unexpectedly Indicates Faster Growth in January
Dallas Fed: Manufacturing Activity Moderates
Pressures Mount for Staffing Firms Accused of Price Gouging Long-Term Care Operators
SBA Announces Updated Guidance Regarding Deadline for Targeted EIDL Advance Program Reevaluations
DOL Workplace Posters: Same Requirements, Higher Consequences for Noncompliance
California Supreme Court Clarifies Burdens of Proof Applicable to Whistleblower Claims
Illinois Equal Pay Reporting Obligations Are Here for Many Illinois Employers
Salary Projections for Class of 2022 Grads Mostly Showing Gains
‘Great Resignation’ Discussion Raises Important Questions for Employers and Workers

Upcoming Events

Free Networking Event Next Week—Broaden Your Cross-Cultural Understanding

Diversity in race and perspectives can add value to the workplace, but it can be uncomfortable to open up discussions on sensitive topics. Get insights on how to build better cross-cultural understanding during the virtual networking event “Coffee With a Black Guy,” presented by the ASA inclusion, diversity, and equity advocacy (IDEA) group. It takes place Tuesday, Feb. 8, 3–4 p.m. Eastern time.

The Coffee With a Black Guy session was so popular at Staffing World® 2021 that CWABG founder James Joyce III has agreed to return for another discussion with staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry leaders. The ASA IDEA group is sponsored by ASA corporate partner Monster and by Anthem, along with supporting sponsors TerraFirma and WorkN.

This networking event is free for ASA members and most qualifies for continuing education hours toward ASA certification renewal. To learn more and to register, visit americanstaffing.net.

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Network in Your Niche—Virtually

As your staffing firm faces new challenges and tries to answer unexpected questions, are you dealing with questions that are specific to your sector of the staffing industry? Get insight from industry peers during a sector-specific peer networking call where you can discuss top-of-mind challenges and devise solutions. Calls are facilitated by volunteers from ASA section communities (participants will not receive official legal updates or guidance regarding Covid-19).

Get the full schedule and register at americanstaffing.net:

  • Office–administrative section: Monday, Feb. 22, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Search and placement section: Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Engineering, IT, and scientific section: Thursday, Feb. 24, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Industrial section: Tuesday, March 22, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Professional–managerial section: Wednesday, March 23, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Health care section: Thursday, March 24, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time

Networking calls are open to members of ASA sections, which are sector-specific communities that provide resources, webinars, town hall forums, and sector-specific news for member companies and their employees. To join a section, update your profile on ASA Central.

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