May 26, 2021

Richmond Fed: Manufacturing Activity Improves in May
OSHA Changes Its Recording Requirements for Adverse Reactions to the Covid-19 Vaccine
IRS Issues Guidance Regarding American Rescue Plan Act COBRA Subsidy
Paying Employees in Bitcoin Has Reached the Mainstream
Georgia Extends Limited Covid-19 Liability Protections
Michigan Workplace Rules to Be Updated to Reflect Relaxed Mask Mandate
Washington Passes Two New Laws to Prepare for the Next Pandemic
Pandemic-Fueled Labor Shortages Intensify Talent Crisis in Manufacturing

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Free ASA Webinar Today—Stress Management

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Managing Stress in Times of Uncertainty—Part 2.” It takes place today from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern time. Learn how to combat stress and help employees thrive in the workplace during the second session in a two-part Mental Health Awareness Month series. Presented by the ASA inclusion, diversity, and equity 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 americanstaffing.net.

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Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Recruiting on Social Media

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “Social Media and Recruiting: How the Power of Community Makes the Difference,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. Employers are hiring and the labor market is starting to recover—find out how you can utilize social media to make sure that candidates will notice your firm’s open positions.

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 americanstaffing.net.

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One Week Left: ASA Scholarship Opportunity for Women Leaders

The ASA Women in Leadership Scholarship Program aims to raise the visibility of women in the staffing industry—two women leaders will earn scholarships that allow them to attend ASA events for free. This scholarship has been made possible by the generous support of Assurance, founding sponsor of the ASA Women in Leadership Interest Group.

Launched in 2020, the program recognizes rising stars who are committed to a career in staffing and have shown career growth potential. Find out more and submit your application at americanstaffing.netthe deadline to apply is June 1.

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