February 25, 2022

Encore Funding Acquires Millennium Funding and TemPay
Economic Activity Gained Momentum in January
Durable Goods Data Stronger-Than-Expected in January
Kansas City Fed: Manufacturing Activity Grew Strongly
Google Eases Pandemic Rules for Employees in the U.S.
Are You Ready for the H-1B Cap Lottery for FY 2023?
Questioning the New Federal Act Invalidating Mandatory Arbitration, Class Action Waivers of Sexual Harassment and Assault Disputes
Washington Relaxes Covid-19 Restrictions
New Jersey Appellate Court Affirms: FAA Preempts NJLAD Prohibition on Arbitration Agreements
Fully Remote Workers Least Likely to Be Job Hunting; Most Do Not Feel Strongly Connected to Their Employer
Survey: Most HR Execs Concerned About Turnover
Physicians May Not Be as Opposed to Rural Practice as Once Believed
Nearly Two Million Fewer Women in Labor Force

Upcoming Events

Welcome New ASA Members

The ASA board of directors and staff welcome the following new members, which joined during the week ending Feb. 20.

AlliedUp Cooperative Inc.
Ontario, CA

Lowe Labor LLC DBA Priority Placements Group
Johnson City, TN

Mercy and Grace Staffing Solutions
Alameda, CA

Quality Staffing Services Inc.
Chino, CA

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Get Employees Back to Work Safely

As part of a global endeavor to help employees return safely to work amid the pandemic, ASA launched the Safely Back to Work initiative to lead efforts in the U.S. The initiative and the website at americanstaffing.net/safelybacktowork website are based on the association’s work with the World Employment Confederation, Adecco Group, ManpowerGroup, and Randstad NV.

The result is an online collection of safety-focused resources for employers and a high-profile pledge to the safety of all employees who are returning to job sites.

  • Download the ASA Safely Back to Work Best Practice Protocols, which include 77 measures to help further employee safety in different industry sectors and work environments.
  • Download the Covid-19 Safety Checklist, developed specifically for staffing company use by the law firm Seyfarth Shaw.
  • Take the Safely Back to Work Pledge to show your company’s commitment to the health and welfare of your corporate and temporary and contract employees.

ASA urges all of its members to download and use the free resources and take the pledge.

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Get the Staffing-Specific Legal Content You Need at the Staffing Law Conference

The ASA Staffing Law Conference is the only event dedicated exclusively to the legal and regulatory issues facing staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions companies. This year’s event takes place May 5–6 at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, DC.

New and veteran staffing professionals alike will benefit from two packed days of learning and networking and the industry’s most reliable legal content for your firm, including sessions on the Great Resignation, remote work, and immigration enforcement. Take a look at the session descriptions, then visit staffinglawconference.net to reserve your spot and receive the lowest rate available.

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