January 22, 2021

Fed-Up Executives Plot a Faster Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout
Southwest Airlines to Vaccinate Employees Against Covid-19 for Free
DOL, Independent Agency Regulations Frozen by Administration Memo
President Biden’s DOL Withdraws Trump Actions for H-1B Visas, Farm Workers
Biden Moves to Jump-Start Covid-19 Fight With Slew of Orders
Biden Appoints Charlotte A. Burrows EEOC Chair
Can Arbitration Agreements Protect Employers Against Class Actions?
Using AI to Make Hiring Decisions? Prepare for EEOC Scrutiny
Covid-19: State Policy Report, Jan. 20
The Coronavirus Caused Record Numbers of Job Absences in 2020
Employees Want Greater Benefits Security and Reduced Costs

Upcoming Events

Take Advantage of ASA Resources—Get Employees Back to Work Safely

As part of a global endeavor to help employees return safely to work amid the pandemic, ASA has launched the Safely Back to Work initiative to lead efforts in the U.S. The initiative and new website at americanstaffing.net/safelybacktowork is 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. ASA urges all of its members to download and use the free resources and take the pledge.

  • 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.

Once you submit your pledge to safety, your name and company name will appear in a real-time leaderboard on the page.

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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 Jan. 17.

Chicago, IL
First Choice Nurses of Eastern Virginia
Virginia Beach, VA
A Hire Power
Greenwood Village, CO
Liberty Labor LLC
Cleveland, OH
Peoplemark Inc.
Troy, MI

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