May 2, 2022

Deadlines Extended—Earn Recognition for Your Company

Gain national recognition for your company—and leverage that recognition to differentiate your firm in your most competitive markets. The deadline to submit entries for ASA awards programs has been extended to Friday, May 20.

Nominate outstanding performers for the ASA National Staffing Employee of the Year and Sector All-Stars program (sponsored by StaffPRO3, a division of PMC Insurance Group), which honors current or former temporary or contract employees who best exemplify the promise of staffing employment.

Enter the ASA Elevate Awards, which celebrates innovative and effective work-based learning programs designed specifically for temporary and contract employees.

Learn more and submit your entry at

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Total Annual Employee Turnover Likely Will Jump Sharply From the Prepandemic Annual Average
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Upcoming Events

This Week—Get the Timely Legal Content You Need at the ASA Staffing Law Conference

The ASA Staffing Law Conference is the only event dedicated exclusively to the legal and regulatory issues facing staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions companies. This year’s event takes place May 5–6 at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, DC.

New and veteran staffing professionals alike will benefit from two packed days of learning and networking and the industry’s most reliable legal content for your firm, including sessions on the Great Resignation, remote work, immigration enforcement, and more.

Look over the session descriptions and then visit to reserve your seat. ASA-certified professionals can earn up to 5.75 hours of legal continuing education credit, and ASA has applied for preapproved Continuing Legal Education credit hours in several states.

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Network in Your Niche, Virtually—Calls Happening in May and June

As your staffing firm faces new challenges and tries to answer unexpected questions, are you dealing with questions that are specific to your sector of the staffing industry? Get insight from industry peers during a sector-specific peer networking call where you can discuss top-of-mind challenges and devise solutions. Calls are facilitated by volunteers from ASA section communities (participants will not receive official legal updates or guidance regarding Covid-19).

Get the full schedule and register at

  • Industrial section: Tuesday, May 17, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Professional–managerial section: Wednesday, May 18, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Health care section: Thursday, May 19, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Hospitality staffing: Friday, June 3, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Office–administrative section: Tuesday, June 7, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Search and placement section: Wednesday, June 8, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Engineering, IT, and scientific section: Thursday, June 9, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time

Networking calls are open to members of ASA sections, which are sector-specific communities that provide resources, webinars, town hall forums, and sector-specific news for member companies and their employees. To join a section, update your profile on ASA Central.

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