March 10, 2020

Register for Thursday’s ASA Webinar on COVID-19

The free ASA webinar “Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)—Employer Challenges in Preparing for a Potential Pandemic” takes place this Thursday, March 12, 2–3:30 p.m. Eastern time. Learn about the possible effects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the workplace, and find out what to say to temporary workers and clients.

Strong Labor Market Ahead of COVID-19 Faces Downside Risks
Small Business Owners Remained Optimistic in Early February
Silicon Valley Companies Consider Contingency Plans as Coronavirus Spreads
Coronavirus FAQs for Employers
U.S. Department of Labor Offers Guidance for Preparing Workplaces for Coronavirus
Colorado Becomes Fifth State to Ban Natural Hair Discrimination
Offering Aid to Employees Affected by Natural Disasters and Financial Hardship
Be Clear About What Accommodations Are Being Provided

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Free ASA Webinar Today—Maximize Your ASA Membership

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Maximize Your ASA Membership.” It takes place today from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern time. Learn how to navigate the newly redesigned ASA website, take advantage of free tools and resources, and make the most of your association membership.

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

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Check Out the Latest ASA Research Brief Newsletter

ASA offers a valuable tool to meet the research and data needs of members. The ASA Research Brief enewsletter provides quick links to the staffing industry research and information you need, such as operations benchmarks, industry trends, staffing statistics by state, infographics on workforce trends, and much more.

The latest issue was sent to members last week. If you didn’t receive your ASA Research Brief, email

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Meet the Faces of the Industry

More than three million temporary and contract employees report for work every week in America’s offices, factories, health care facilities, warehouses, and other job sites—wherever there’s important work to be done, temporary and contract employees are on the job. Meet some of these extraordinary staffing employees and share their stories when talking with clients.

Every temporary or contract employee has a unique story: work background, career goals, skills and talents, and hopes and dreams. Each took a different path to the staffing and recruiting industry, and each has reaped unique benefits. Browse through dozens of stories from ASA member agencies at

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