July 3, 2024

Come to Staffing World to Hear Top Female Keynote Speaker Erica Dhawan

Are you ready to create your best future alongside the industry’s brightest leaders? Staffing World® 2024, the ASA annual convention and expo, brings together people from all experience levels and segments of the staffing industry for unprecedented learning, networking, and collective advancement.

This year’s event, Oct. 22–24 in Nashville, TN, will feature one of the world’s leading female keynote speakers. Don’t miss the keynote by Erica Dhawan—an internationally recognized authority on 21st-century innovation, collaboration, and teamwork. She is the author of Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence and has worked with leading companies such as Cisco, Coca-Cola, Nike, Chase, FedEx, and Mercedes Benz to drive exponential growth.

Learn more and register at staffingworld.net by Sept. 21—rates will increase after that date.

Monster and CareerBuilder to Combine
ADP: Private Sector Employment Increased by 150,000 Jobs in June
U.S. Continuing Jobless Claims Increase for a Ninth Straight Week
Job Gains in U.S. Small Businesses Continue in June
ISM: Services Sector Economic Activity Slipped in June
Fed Chair Jerome Powell: U.S. Inflation Is Cooling Again
Nevada Raises the Minimum Wage and Redefines ‘Exempt’ Employees
Hawaii: State and Federal Laws Increase the Minimum Salary Requirements for Exempt Employees
Washington, DC, Enacts New Wage Transparency Law
BLS: American Time Use Survey Sheds Light on Work Arrangements
MGMA Releases New Benchmarks for Health Care Worker Compensation

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Staffing Employment Declines From 4Q23 to 1Q24


Plan for These Free ASA Webinars This Month

The next few weeks will feature several free education opportunities from ASA. These upcoming ASA webinars can help you increase sales, avoid costly lawsuits, and more.

July 16—”California Litigation Avoidance Through Labor Code Compliance
Recent decisions from the California Supreme Court have underscored the critical need for employers to adhere strictly to labor laws to avoid costly litigation. Attorneys Anthony D. Sbardellati and Nancy Sotomayor of Akerman LLP will provide expert guidance and best practices to help staffing firms avoid claims from employees for meal period violations, underpayment of wages, and inaccurate wage statements. Sponsored by Akerman LLP.
July 18—”Staffing STATS—Quarterly Data-Centric Webinar Series
In an uncertain economic climate, staffing firms must prioritize productivity and efficiency to maintain margins and prepare for future economic recovery. In the second Staffing STATS webinar of 2024, ASA chief economist Noah Yosif and Bullhorn senior vice president of global enterprise Gretchen Keefner will share their insights on navigating the current macroeconomic landscape and leveraging innovation for sustainable growth.

July 30—”Making Your Staffing Business Hum With Superior Management
Discover the secrets to creating operational magic and boosting margins in your staffing business from Thomas Kosnik of Visus Group. He will unveil proven management strategies that empower staffing leaders to foster thriving workplaces and drive sustainable growth.

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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The Law and You—FTC’s Noncompete Ban and DOL’s Increased Overtime Bar

April marked a pivotal moment for staffing firms as significant legal changes were announced, both by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission banning noncompete agreements and by the U.S. Department of Labor increasing the salary threshold for overtime exemptions. What will the long-term effect be?

In the latest issue of Staffing Success magazine, members of the ASA legal team look at pending legal challenges to both rules and discuss how staffing firms should prepare to meet the new requirements.

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

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Staffing Today Returns July 5

In observance of Independence Day, ASA headquarters will be closed Thursday, July 4. Staffing Today will return Friday, July 5.

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