March 26, 2020

Senate Approves Roughly $2 Trillion in Coronavirus Relief
A Record Number of Americans Applied for Unemployment Benefits Due to Coronavirus
Fourth-Quarter GDP Growth Expanded
Powell Says Economy May Be in Recession, Virus Will Dictate Timetable
CARES Act Tax Provisions Aim to Stabilize Pandemic-Ravaged Economy
Are Staffing Firms Considered ‘Essential Businesses’ During the COVID-19 Crisis?
Seyfarth Publishes Business Continuity Plan
IRS Unveils New People First Initiative
DOL to Host National Online Dialogue on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Massachusetts Waives One-Week Waiting Period for Unemployment Benefits for Workers Affected by COVID-19
Responding to Coronavirus: Illinois Considerations for Employers
Colorado Employers Face a Bevy of New State Laws
New Jersey Supreme Court Rules That the LAD Protects Registered Medical Cannabis Users
West Virginia Unemployment Laws Relaxed in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

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Resources on Diverse-Owned Businesses Available for ASA Members

Staffing companies—particularly small businesses and minority-, veteran-, LGBT-, and woman-owned businesses—find they may be able to partner with larger companies that have supplier diversity initiatives in place.

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