March 6, 2020

ASA to Host Inaugural National Day of Service April 1

On April 1, as part of the first American Staffing Association National Day of Service, staffing and recruiting professionals from states around the U.S. will help prepare at-risk youth in their local communities for their future roles in the workforce.

On the ASA National Day of Service, high school students—primarily associated with ASA philanthropic partner Jobs for America’s Graduates—will participate in mock interviews and résumé reviews with volunteers from ASA State Networks and affiliated chapters.

“Staffing professionals are employability experts, and ASA created the National Day of Service to bring this expertise to challenged youth from around the U.S. who face serious barriers to graduation or future employment,” said Richard Wahlquist, ASA president and chief executive officer.

Read the full story→

BLS: Staffing Employment Edged Down in February
Small Business Owners Continue Momentum With Job Creation Strong in February
Coronavirus and Force Majeure Contract Clauses
Public Health vs. Patient Privacy—How Coronavirus Is Putting HIPAA to the Test
NLRB: Employer’s Poll of Workforce Not Unlawful Mass Interrogation
Virginia Court Invalidates Contractor’s Noncompetition and Nonsolicitation Agreement
Delaware Employers With Drug-Free Workplace Programs Eligible for Workers’ Compensation Discounts
Business Executives’ Optimism on U.S. Economy Rises, but Coronavirus a Concern
Job Cuts Decline in February

Upcoming Events

Two Weeks to Save—Register for the ASA Staffing Law Conference

The 2020 ASA Staffing Law Conference takes place May 7–8 at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, DC. But the savings end in just two weeks—register today and make your plans to

  • Hear from speakers with decades of staffing law experience, along with representatives from top staffing companies, about such topics as data breaches and ransomware, marijuana in the workplace, immigration enforcement, and more.
  • Meet with peers, network with colleagues, and make new connections at the only event dedicated to the legal issues facing staffing companies.
  • Get election-year insights from political analyst Charlie Cook, and learn what the upcoming presidential and congressional elections could mean for your business and for the staffing industry.
  • Earn up to 8.5 continuing education hours (including 7.0 legal CE) toward maintaining your ASA credential.

For a full list of sessions, descriptions, and presenters, visit staffinglawconference.net—and register by March 20 for the best rate available.

Return to Headlines

Get Your Copies of The New Language of Staffing

Empower your company and grow your talent pool—The New Language of Staffing: Handbook for Communicating Your Company’s Value to Job Seekers is based on groundbreaking industry research into an issue identified by staffing and recruiting companies as one of their top concerns: growing the talent pipeline. The handbook details the job seeker mindset and pain points, the industry’s value proposition to job seekers, a new lexicon for communicating with job seekers, and more.

Visit americanstaffing.net/new-language to learn more about the research, download graphics and talking points, and order copies of the handbook for your team today.

Return to Headlines

Show Your Commitment to Safety

With many staffing clients adopting a “safety management systems” approach for their businesses, your firm can improve client relationships and employee safety by demonstrating a commitment to workplace safety issues. Learn how the Safety Standard of Excellence® program can help you differentiate your company.

Get tips on developing a comprehensive safety and health system that is proactive and preventive—access the free ASA On-Demand webinar “Demonstrate Your Commitment to Worker Safety: Be a Trusted Partner and Employer of Choice.”

Learn why your firm should earn the Safety Standard of Excellence mark today.

NSC is offering ASA members a 20% discount on the assessment fees for consultations. Visit americanstaffing.net/safety to learn more.

Return to Headlines

Welcome New ASA Members

The ASA board of directors and staff welcome the following new members, which joined during the week ending March 1.

Beyond Financial Solutions
Anaheim, CA
Lighthouse Management Group
San Jose, CA
LoneStar Labor Management
Houston, TX
Mercy and Grace Staffing Solutions
Alameda, CA
Reliatus Healthcare
Meza, AZ

Return to Headlines

ASA Corporate Partners

Staffing Today is published by the American Staffing Association, with news abstracts copyrighted in 2020 by SmithBucklin of Chicago, IL, and all other content copyrighted in 2020 by ASA. No part of this publication may be reproduced without permission.

About ASA

The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. Learn more at americanstaffing.net.

American Staffing Association
277 South Washington St.
Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314-3675
703-253-2020