January 21, 2021

Free ASA Webinar Today—Using Noncompete and Nonsolicitation Agreements

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Guardians at the Gate: How to Use Restrictive Covenants to Protect Your Assets.” It takes place today from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern time. Find out what your firm needs to know about using restrictive covenants—noncompete or nonsolicitation agreements—to retain employees. Sponsored by Essential StaffCARE.

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.

Jobless Claims Drop but Remain High
Philly Fed: Manufacturing Activity Advances
Lidl Offers Extra Pay for Employees Who Get Covid-19 Vaccine
President Biden Appoints Lauren McFerran NLRB Chairman
EEOC’s New ADA Regulations Could Complicate Employer Plans to Offer Incentives for Getting the Covid-19 Vaccine as Part of a Wellness Program
Increased Telecommuting Raises State Tax Issues
Justice Department Settles With Staffing Firm to Resolve Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims
California Supreme Court Holds Strict Independent Contractor Test Applies Retroactively
Ohio Court: Injured Workers Cannot Reject Valid Light-Duty Offers Made in Good Faith
Missouri Court: Employer May Not Reserve the Right to Litigate Claims Against an Employee While Seeking Arbitration Restriction
Covid-19: Two State Policy Reports, Jan. 15-19
Cal/OSHA Updates FAQs for Emergency Temporary Covid-19 Standard
Workers and Managers Reveal Relocation Plans Amid Pandemic
Job Postings Dropped in 2020, but Recovery Is Ongoing

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How do job seekers look for jobs? Find out what prospective employees are thinking—get the new ASA Candidate Sentiment Study. The report includes data from job seekers within different generations, industry sectors, races/ethnicities, and genders.

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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:

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