January 18, 2022

New York Fed: Manufacturing Activity Little Changed
Omicron, Inflation Drive Down Growth Outlook
Consumer Sentiment Falls Close to 10-Year Low on Inflation and Omicron Worries
Supermarkets Cut Hours, Services as Omicron Infects Workers
Some Big Companies Dispensing All the Covid-19 Tests Their Employees Need
Employees Miffed by Your Monitoring of Company Devices? Give Notice Now
Violations of Colorado’s Noncompete Statute to Become a Criminal Offense
Connecticut Governor Announces Workers’ Compensation Rates Decrease
Remote Work for High-Paying Jobs to Pick Up This Year
Record Salaries Aren’t Stopping Associate Turnover ‘Crisis’

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Participate in the ASA Quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey

The association’s quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey for the fourth quarter of 2021 is now open. The data collected by this survey enable ASA to track staffing sales and gross margin trends and provide direct hire metrics. Staffing companies that complete the brief survey—including search and placement firms—will have access to an exclusive report on the results, enhanced with graphs.

Participate in the Staffing Employment and Sales Survey by Feb. 25 to get the staffing industry information you’re looking for—visit americanstaffing.net/quarterly-survey for more information. There are no fees to participate.

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Catch Up on Legal Issues Affecting the Staffing Industry—Read Staffing Law Digest

ASA members can now access the latest issue of Staffing Law digest as a digital edition. The issue includes articles about ASA resources on Covid-19 vaccine and safety requirements, the association’s multiyear partnership agreement with the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to advance protections for temporary workers, and more.

Access the current issue and back issues of Staffing Law digest, and other ASA digital publications, at americanstaffing.net/digital.

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