May 8, 2020

Don’t Miss the Virtual Event for Staffing Company Owners

ASA will present an exclusive virtual event next week for leaders of the nation’s fastest-growing staffing companies. Get critical and timely information on managing your business operations in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The half-day event takes place May 13 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Eastern time. The agenda includes a session on executing your growth strategies, an opportunity to get answers to your staffing-specific legal questions, and time to network virtually with other staffing company owners.

Learn more and register at

Cross Country Healthcare: First Quarter 2020 Results
BLS: Staffing Employment Drops Sharply in April
SBA Slashes Disaster-Loan Limit From $2 Million to $150,000, Shuts Out Nearly All New Applicants
ASA Publishes Checklist for Borrowers That May Consider Seeking PPP Loan Forgiveness
DOL Addresses Certain Staffing Clients’ Obligation to Provide FFCRA Leave
IRS: New Credits Are Available to Many Businesses Hit by Covid-19
EEOC Updates Covid-19 Technical Assistance Publication
EEOC Delays EEO Data Collections Due to Covid-19 Public Health Emergency
A Visual Guide to Deferring Employer-Side Social Security Tax Under the CARES Act
Factors Employers Must Consider When Taking Employees’ Temperatures
New Indiana Guidance Addresses Timing of Unemployment Benefits and Employees Who Refuse to Return to Work
Postpandemic Back-to-Business Information for Kentucky and Indiana Employers
Small Business Job Creation Plans and Current Job Openings Plummet in April, Labor Market Weakened
Job Cuts Announced in April Mark Highest Single-Month Total on Record

Upcoming Events

Get Data on Job Trends in the Industry—Participate in the ClearlyRated Recruitment Outlook Index

Want to know job order trends in your sector, right now? ClearlyRated, an ASA corporate partner, has created a Recruitment Outlook Index and related resources to assist staffing companies during this pandemic and beyond.

Participate in the ClearlyRated Recruitment Outlook Index to get full access to weekly reports on business outlook and job opening trends in the staffing industry, by sector.

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Free ASA Webinar Next Week—Assisting Workers With Disabilities

With more employees working remotely, it’s essential that employers remember people with disabilities and set those employees up for workplace success. Learn about new resources from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy during the ASA webinar “Best Practices for Promoting Workplace Success for People With Disabilities.” Brought to you by the ASA industrial section, it takes place Friday, May 15, 2–3 p.m. Eastern time.

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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There’s Still Time to Earn Recognition for Your Firm

Even while facing new challenges and adjusting strategic priorities, there’s value in earning national recognition for your company’s accomplishments. The deadline for ASA award program submissions has been extended to July 1.

The National Staffing Employee of the Year program celebrates temporary and contract employees who are outstanding performers and exemplify the promise of staffing employment. Sponsored by StaffPRO3, a division of PMC Insurance Group.

The ASA Elevate Awards honor outstanding, innovative, and effective work-based learning programs that train, reskill, and upskill temporary and contract employees.

Learn more and apply at

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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 May 3.

American Staffing LLC
Maryland Heights, MO
Apartment Solutions Inc.
San Antonio, TX
BridgeWork Partners LLC
Dallas, TX
Busy Season Staffing Solutions
Guaynabo, PR
Corporate Connection Inc.
Metairie, LA
Greensboro Staffing Consultants
Greensboro, NC
Marketplace Professionals
Greenville, SC
SilverChair Partners LLC
New York, NY
Staffing Solutions of Hawaii / Na Kahu Malama Nurses Inc.
Honolulu, HI
Temps Now
Baltimore, MD

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