February 16, 2022

Factory Output Picks Up Despite Supply Shortages, Omicron
Tech Companies Face a Hiring Crisis; Recruiters Also in Demand
Sixth Circuit: Requests for Accommodations Must Be Sufficiently Specific and Supported
What Employers Should Know About the New California Privacy Law
New Whistleblower Policy: A New York State Labor Law Update
What Every North Carolina Employer Needs to Know About Restrictive Workplace Covenants
Montana and Philadelphia Provide Protections for Recreational Marijuana Use
Full-Time Employees Harder to Come by, Putting Part-Time Workers in Higher Demand
Employers Report a Rise in Candidate Ghosting

Upcoming Events

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Free ASA Webinar Today—Using Restrictive Covenants

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Drafting and Implementing Employee Restrictive Covenant Agreements: Best Practices in the Current Climate.” It takes place today from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern time. Find out how staffing firms can use restrictive covenant agreements—such as noncompetes and nonsolicitation agreements—to protect their business interests and how to ensure that contracts are legally enforceable. Sponsored by Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP.

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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Free Event Tomorrow for Staffing Firms in Texas

ASA State Network events are designed to deliver targeted content and local networking opportunities for the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry at regional and state levels. Regional and local events, organized by ASA and its volunteers at the state level, deliver rich learning and networking experiences throughout the U.S. all year long.

Staffing professionals in Texas won’t want to miss the Free Safety Training and Discussion Thursday, Feb. 17, from 9 to 10 a.m. Central time.

ASA-certified professionals can earn continuing education hours toward maintaining their ASA credential. Visit americanstaffing.net to learn more and to register for an event near you.

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Get Free Staffing Employment and Sales Data—Participate in the ASA Quarterly Survey

Don’t miss your chance to get the staffing and recruiting data you need. The association’s quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey for the fourth quarter of 2021 is now open. Participate in the survey and compare how your company is doing with similar-sized companies and firms within your industry sector.

After completing the survey, you will be able to access an exclusive online report archive, which includes benchmarks for the number of direct hire searches and permanent placements, sector-specific gross margin trends, and payroll and productivity metrics by company size. Participate by Feb. 25 to get the staffing industry information you’re looking for.

Register to take the survey at americanstaffing.net/quarterly-survey. If you have questions or did not receive a survey link, email research@americanstaffing.net. There are no fees to participate.

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