May 13, 2021

Deadline Tomorrow—Earn Recognition and Differentiate Your Firm

Earn national recognition for your company—and differentiate your firm—by highlighting your staffing stars, social responsibility efforts, and work-based learning programs. The deadline has been extended to tomorrow, May 14, for entries to the ASA Care Awards, ASA Elevate Awards, and ASA National Staffing Employee of the Year (sponsored by StaffPRO3, a division of PMC Insurance Group) programs.

Being named as one of the best in the industry is a valuable tool your company can use to sell to clients and engage with talent. Get more information at

Kelly Reports First-Quarter 2021 Earnings
ettain group Acquires Bradford & Galt
Eliassen Group Acquires the Evanston Group
LevelUP HCS Acquires EmPower HealthIT
U.S. Unemployment Claims Drop to 473,000, a New Pandemic Low
U.S. Producer Prices Top Forecasts, Adding to Inflation Pressure
Remember That Temporary Impairments Can Be Disabilities Under the ADA
Michigan Employers Permitted to Resume In-Person Work May 24
New Washington Payroll Tax to Pay for ‘Free’ Long-Term Care Benefits From the State
Chicago Employers Must Permit Time Off for Covid-19 Vaccination, Including Paid Time Off for Mandatory Vaccinations
Current Job Postings in the U.S. Now Outpacing the Number of Unemployed Workers
Survey: Hiring Decision-Makers Weigh in on Retaining Working Parents

Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar This Month—Stress Management

Supporting employees during a crisis is essential to their success—and to your firm’s. Learn how to combat stress and thrive in the workplace during the ASA webinar “Managing Stress in Times of Uncertainty—Part 2,” the second session in a two-part Mental Health Awareness Month series. It takes place Wednesday, May 26, 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. Presented by the ASA inclusion, diversity, equity, and advocacy (IDEA) group, which is sponsored by ASA corporate partner Monster and by Anthem, along with supporting sponsors TerraFirma and WorkN.

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 and compensation 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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The Latest From Your Colleagues on ASA Central

ASA Central—the dynamic online community just for staffing professionals—is home to more than 20,000 staffing professional profiles and countless ongoing industry conversations.

This week, take a look at your colleagues’ discussions and some of the blogs they’ve posted on ASA Central:

Get involved with the community—update your profile today so you can network with colleagues, join a section community, recommend and comment on your colleagues’ posts, and share your own blog or discussion post. Log in to ASA Central now.

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