June 8, 2021

One Week Left to Register for Staffing World at the Lowest Rate Available

The ASA convention and expo is where the staffing community comes together to make strategic connections and get solutions that fuel growth and success. Staffing World® 2021 takes place in person, Sept. 28–30, at the beautiful Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center. The theme for this year’s event is “Better Together, Stronger Ahead.” 

Register online by June 15 for the lowest rate available. There are also group discounts as well as special alumni rates for those who attended virtually last year. Learn more and register today at staffingworld.net.

Small Business Optimism Pauses in May as Labor Shortage Slows Growth
Yellen Says Higher Interest Rates Would Be ‘Plus’ for U.S., Federal Reserve
Kroger to Hire 10,000 Store Associates Nationwide
Court Dismisses Background Check Class Action Against Staffing Firms
Ninth Circuit Restricts Scope of PAGA Claims in Federal Court and Clarifies California Wage Statement Requirements
Ohio Amends Health Order and Outlines Process for Employers to Report Work Refusals
Virginia Adopts New Laws Effective July 1 That Continue to Transform the Employment Landscape
Colorado’s Equal Pay and Promotion Transparency Regulations Overcome Challenge; Remain in Effect
Are Offsite Injuries Covered by Workers’ Compensation in Oklahoma? It Depends
Washington, DC’s Displaced Workers Protection Act Expanded to Assist Employees Laid Off in Covid-19 Era
Employers Report Strongest Hiring Outlook Since 2000
Job Openings Are Still Rising, but Labor Demand Is Easing in Some Sectors
U.S. Chamber Poll of Unemployed Americans Reveals Return-to-Work Barriers

Upcoming Events

Free ASA State of the Industry Webinar This Month

ASA and ClearlyRated, the association’s satisfaction survey partner, will present the second ASA State of the Industry webinar of 2021 on Tuesday, June 29, 3–4 p.m. Eastern time.

More than a year past the industry’s Covid-19-induced contraction, many firms are back on a trajectory of growth, effectively navigating economic uncertainty to serve clients, talent, and internal staff better than ever. Get strategies for accelerating your firm’s growth, as well as the latest industry research and legislative updates to keep you compliant and growing.

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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Commit to Safety During National Safety Month: Week Two

June is National Safety Month, and the National Safety Council is offering free materials to keep your workers engaged in safety preparations. The theme for this week is “Address Ongoing Covid-19 Safety Concerns.” As the pandemic continues, employers play an important role in expanding operations and returning remote workers to physical workspaces, building trust around vaccines, supporting mental health, and much more.

Protecting temporary worker safety and well-being is a top priority for ASA, and the association is proud to partner with NSC in promoting the 25th anniversary of National Safety Month.

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Volunteer to Be a Mentor—Deadline Extended

The ASA Mentor Match program is seeking experienced staffing professionals to volunteer for the six-month cycle that begins in July. The deadline to enroll has been extended to tomorrow, June 9. Enrollment takes less than five minutes.

Give back to the staffing community, share your experiences and knowledge, and contribute to the future of the staffing industry. Volunteer as a mentor in the ASA Mentor Match program.

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