June 18, 2021

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the U.S. Increased in May
Consumers Expect Higher Inflation Over the Next Year and Show Optimism About Labor Market
BestBuy, Target, and Starbucks Are Among the Companies Celebrating Juneteenth as PTO or Holiday Pay
NLRB Finds Form I-9 Compliance Can Be Subject to Mandatory Bargaining
DC Circuit Flips NLRB; Employer’s Alleged ‘Baseless’ Statements of Opinion Lawful
Texas Decision Highlights Concerns Regarding Limiting Enforceability of Noncompete Agreements During Covid-19 Pandemic
Californians Will Again Have to Show They’re Job Hunting to Receive Unemployment Benefits
Sonoma County, CA, Passes Emergency Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
Commercial Construction Contractors Upbeat on Outlook Despite Worsening Material Shortages, Worker Shortages
People Are Returning to Restaurants, Stores, and Hotels. But Not Yet the Office

Upcoming Events

Join the National Safety Council in Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month, an initiative of the National Safety Council that focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road, and at home. NSC highlights a different safety topic each week in June—the topic for this week is “It’s Vital to Feel Safe on the Job.” You can download free resources at nsc.org.

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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Get Employees Back to Work Safely

As part of a global endeavor to help employees return safely to work amid the pandemic, ASA launched the Safely Back to Work initiative to lead efforts in the U.S. The initiative and americanstaffing.net/safelybacktowork website are based on the association’s work with the World Employment Confederation, Adecco Group, ManpowerGroup, and Randstad NV.

Take advantage of safety-focused resources for employers and pledge to ensure the safety of all employees who are returning to job sites.

  • 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.

ASA urges all of its members to download and use the free resources and take the pledge.

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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 June 13.

ESI
Palm City, FL
Gale Healthcare Solutions LLC
Tampa, FL
Hruckus
Washington, DC
Labminds Staffing & Recruiting
Bakersfield, CA
One Source Staffing Corp.
Arlington, TX
OneStaff Medical LLC
Omaha, NE
Paramount
Atlanta, GA

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