July 22, 2020

Walmart to Spend Millions More on Worker Bonuses
NLRB Modifies Standard for Addressing Offensive Outbursts in the Course of Protected Activity
DOL Provides Covid-19-Related Guidance on FLSA, FMLA, and FFCRA
NLRB Retreats From Overly Restrictive Definition of ‘Solicitation’
Have You Thought About the Importance of Documenting and Tracking Covid-19-Related Leave?
Employee Must Be Actually Offended in Order to Sustain Harassment Claim
Practical Questions for Employers Following the Bostock Decision: Dress Codes and Grooming Standards
Alabama Governor Adds Statewide Face Covering Requirement to ‘Safer at Home’ Order
Pennsylvania Governor Issues New Order Pulling Back Reopening Efforts to Mitigate Increased Spread of Coronavirus
Uptick in ‘Financial Well-Being’ Programs Even Before the Covid-19 Pandemic Started
Workers Turn Into Sleuths to Track Sicknesses Where Employers Keep Covid-19 Data Secret

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Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Improving Opportunities for Employees With Disabilities

Compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act may require staffing agencies to coordinate with clients and with individual employees in order to implement reasonable accommodations for employees who need them. Find out how to evaluate accommodation requests and increase access for workers with disabilities during the ASA webinar “Commemorating 30 Years of the ADA: The Importance of Reasonable Accommodation in Increasing Access and Opportunity.” It takes place tomorrow, July 23, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time.

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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Participate in the ASA Quarterly Survey, Receive Staffing Benchmarks and Projections

The association’s quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey for the second quarter of 2020 is now open. Staffing companies that complete the brief survey—including search and placement firms—will have access to an exclusive, 20-page report on the results. The report, which participants can download from the ASA website, includes an executive summary and graphs, plus sales category and sector-level data.

The data collected by this survey enable ASA to track staffing sales and gross margin trends, provide direct hire metrics, and share peer projections for sales and net income. Participate by Aug. 14 to get the staffing industry information you need.

Register to take the survey and view the questionnaire at americanstaffing.net/quarterly-survey. If you have questions or did not receive a survey link, email research@americanstaffing.net. There are no fees to participate.

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