February 12, 2020

Insperity Announces Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2019 Results
Job Openings Fall to Two-Year Low
Online Labor Demand Remained Essentially Flat in January
Fed’s Powell Says Risks to the Economy Remain, Particularly From the Coronavirus
Fifth Circuit Affirms a Disability Is No Excuse for Sleeping on the Job
Not Rehiring a Recently Retired Employee Can Lead to Liability
Court Gives California Independent Contractor Law AB 5 the Green Light
New York City Factsheet Clarifies New Independent Contractor Protections, Including Training and Accommodations
The Who, What, and When on Illinois’ Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Montana Approves Decrease in Workers’ Compensation Costs

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Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Safety for Shipyard Workers

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “OSHA’s Safety and Health in Shipyard Employment Bulletin,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. Get an overview of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s guidance on protecting the health and safety of temporary workers in shipyard employment.

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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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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Register Today for the ASA Staffing Law Conference

The 2020 ASA Staffing Law Conference is the only event dedicated to the legal and regulatory issues affecting the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. Make sure you and your colleagues reserve your seats today—the conference takes place May 7–8 at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, DC.

Among the highlights of this year’s ASA Staffing Law Conference:
  • Charlie Cook, widely regarded as one of the nation’s leading authorities on U.S. elections, will discuss how the 2020 elections could affect business. This session is sponsored by Essential StaffCARE.
  • A study of the schemes that lead to data breaches, corruption, and blackmail—led by lawyers, incident response negotiators, and forensic experts who have worked with staffing companies that have suffered data breaches or ransomware attacks.
  • Look at the challenges and opportunities around marijuana-related laws—from workplace safety and employer liability issues to servicing clients in the marijuana industry.
Don’t miss these and other valuable sessions at the 2020 ASA Staffing Law Conference. Learn more and register today at staffinglawconference.net—and register by March 20 for the best rate available.

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