February 12, 2021

Insperity Announces Full-Year and Fourth Quarter 2020 Results
Consulting Solutions Acquires TEK Connexion
2021 Is Here: Time for Your Annual Employment Law Compliance Checkup
CDC Issues Expanded Guidance for Workplace Covid-19 Testing Programs
Covid-19: State Policy Report, Feb. 10
Hiring and Wage and Hour Law in New York
Philadelphia Amends Ordinances Regulating Employer Use of Criminal and Credit History Information
The Slo-Mo Jobs Recovery
Another Remote Work Year Looms as Office Reopening Plans Are Delayed

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At Association’s Request, CDC Says Temporary Workers Should Be Included in Client’s Vaccination Plans

At the urging of ASA and members of the ASA employee safety committee, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its website to state that temporary workers should be included in clients’ vaccination plans for essential workplaces. This development is significant, as some health care clients had been reluctant to include temporary workers.

The updated guidance at cdc.gov says, “For workers employed by contract firms or temporary help agencies, the staffing agency and the host employer are joint employers and, therefore, both are responsible for providing and maintaining a safe work environment. Workers should be considered for vaccination prioritization according to the primary industry activities at the site(s) where they work, even if the industry category of their actual employer does not fall within these lists.”

ASA participates in the government’s National Occupational Research Agenda service sector group, which provides a research framework to CDC. Through NORA, ASA urged CDC to address clients’ vaccination of temporary workers.

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ASA Headquarters Closed Monday

In observance of Presidents Day, ASA will be closed Monday, Feb. 15. Staffing Today will be delivered as usual.

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Solve Your Talent Pipeline Problem in 2021

Eight in 10 job candidates (80%), both active and passive seekers, foresee working for a new company in the next 12 months—despite, or possibly due to, the economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.—according to the new ASA Candidate Sentiment Study. Make sure your firm is positioned for maximum success and growth as a return to work escalates and talent seek staffing services.

ASA members can purchase this important study at a discount and use the data immediately to shape strategies toward 2021 growth. Learn more at americanstaffing.net/candidate-sentiment-study.

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Get the Essential Desk Reference for Staffing Professionals

The 14th edition of Employment Law for Staffing Professionals is a must-have resource for navigating the many complex issues regarding the legal relationships between staffing firms, the employees they supply, and the clients that use their services. Help your employees find the information they need to reduce the risk of legal liability for your firm.

Revised in 2019, the book provides clarification on the often confusing and complex laws and regulations governing employment and the staffing industry. Details are provided in an easy-to-use format that can help every staffing professional act in accordance with the law and prevent potentially costly legal mistakes. View the contents and an excerpt online at americanstaffing.net.

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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 Feb. 7.

33 Vincent Staffing
Greenville, SC
Pivot Staffing LLC
Canton, OH
Wide Effect Talent Solutions
Hartland, WI

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