May 29, 2020

Don’t Miss the ASA Staffing Law Conference Next Week—A Virtual Event

The ASA Staffing Law Conference, June 3–4, is your chance to hear legal experts’ insights into the challenges the industry is facing during the Covid-19 pandemic.

At the virtual ASA Staffing Law Conference, get exclusive access to critical information from the nation’s top staffing attorneys at six virtual sessions over two days. ASA-certified professionals can earn continuing education hours toward maintaining their ASA credential.

Next Wednesday and Thursday, don’t miss the only event dedicated exclusively to the legal and regulatory issues facing staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions companies. Register today at

House Approves Bill That Gives Small Businesses More Time to Use PPP Loans and Lets Them Spend Less on Payroll
Kansas City Fed: Manufacturing Activity Continued to Decline
Corporate Profits Drop in First Quarter by Most Since 2008 Great Recession
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Can Employers Use Covid-19 Waivers to Limit Liability?
Medtronic to Pay $75,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit
Employee Temperature and Health Screenings—A List of Statewide Orders, as of May 22
Virginia Bans Noncompete Agreements Against ‘Low-Wage Employees’
PeopleReady Shares Top Temporary Industrial Jobs Companies Are Hiring for Over the Next 30 Days
As Coronavirus Lockdown Rules Ease, Some Want to Keep Working From Home

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ASA Engages in Concerted Advocacy, Education, Regarding Pandemic Issues

Covid-19, which the World Health Organization declared a pandemic in March, shuttered many staffing firms’ brick-and-mortar operations—it has presented the greatest legal and legislative challenge for the staffing industry since the Affordable Care Act. Developments have been rapid and unprecedented, implicating antidiscrimination, workplace safety, financial assistance, and other laws—often presenting novel issues without clear-cut answers.

ASA activities have largely consisted of advocating before Congress, the U.S. Department of Treasury, and the U.S. Small Business Administration with respect to financial assistance for staffing firms. ASA also has worked to educate staffing firms and their clients about new laws and about the application of existing laws to the new work environment.

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Save 25% on Certification Products—Sale Ends June 30

If you’ve been looking for a way to continue your professional development while you or your employees are working from home, right now is the perfect time—during the ASA certification sale you’ll get a 25% discount on educational materials to earn or maintain the ASA Certified Staffing Professional®, Technical Services CertifiedSM, Certified Search Consultant®, or Certified Health Care Staffing Professional® credential.

Save on certification study tools and exams; when you enroll in onboarding courses on ASA Learn; and more.

Get the details at, and use the discount code STAYHOME20 in the ASA store.

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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 24.

Acute Quality Staffing Inc.
Apollo Beach, FL
Assured Healthcare Staffing LLC
Gurnee, IL
Cadre Agency
Germantown, TN
EdLogical Group Corp.
Long Beach, CA
Gill Staffing
Grand Rapids, MI
Human Resources of Auburn
Auburn Hills, MI
Washington, DC
Optimum Personnel
Jacksonville, FL
Premier Personnel Services Inc.
Torrance, CA
School Operation Service Group Inc.
Phoenixville, PA
Staff Finders Inc.
Troy, MI
Canonsburg, PA
Auburn Hills, MI

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