May 31, 2023

Present Your Ideas at Staffing World 2023—Proposals Due Today

Share your insights with the ASA community at Staffing World®, the ASA annual convention and expo, by presenting a 10-minute talk in the Knowledge Hub—either a Tech Talk (on a technology topic important to the industry) or a Speed Talk (on a general topic important to the industry).

May 31 is the deadline—submit your proposal at today. Staffing World takes place Oct. 3–5 in Charlotte, NC.

Mastech Digital Announces Expansion Into Engineering Staffing Services
Small Business Jobs Growth Holds Steady in May
Dallas Fed: Manufacturing Sector Continues to Face Declining Orders
Walgreens Laying Off 10% of Corporate Workforce
NLRB General Counsel Takes Aim at Employer Noncompete Agreements
DOL Publishes Opinion Letter on Considering Holidays in Relation to an Employee’s FMLA Leave
DOL Publishes Bulletin on Protections for Employees to Pump Breast Milk at Work
Marijuana Positivity in Workplace Drug Tests Reaches 25-Year Record
California Local Minimum Wages Increasing on July 1
Chicago Criminal History Screening Ordinance Enhanced to Limit Lawful Consideration of Conviction Records
Almost Four in 10 Professionals Report Rising Burnout
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Plan for These Free ASA Webinars Next Month

The next few weeks will be full of free education from ASA. These upcoming ASA webinars can help you manage your finances, improve your firm’s operations, and more.

June 6—”Are You Financially Confident? What You Need to Know About Your Money
Kia Young of McCallister Young Group LLC will look at barriers that often hamper people from underrepresented groups as they attempt to achieve financial stability, and share strategies and tools for overcoming these barriers, in this session presented by the ASA inclusion, diversity, and equity advocacy (IDEA) group. The ASA IDEA group is sponsored by ASA corporate partners ClearlyRated and Monster, and by HiringSolved and WorkN.

June 8—”Is ICHRA Right for Your Organization?
Find out whether an individual coverage health reimbursement arrangement can help your firm meet Affordable Care Act requirements in this program presented by Marco Nunez of ASA corporate partner Essential StaffCARE. Sponsored by Essential StaffCARE.

June 13—”Outsourcing Various Functions of Health Care Staffing Firms
If it’s time for your company to outsource its health care staffing functions, you may need help choosing the right contractor. Industry experts Thad Dufelmeier and JoEllen Ryan of Healthcare Staffing Hire will help you understand what you need and what questions to ask.

June 27—”ASA State of the Industry Webinar Series—Second Quarter Update for Staffing Professionals
Learn about important trends and legislative developments affecting the industry, so your firm can stay the course and outpace the competition, in the year’s second ASA State of the Industry webinar—presented by ASA and ClearlyRated, the association’s satisfaction survey partner.

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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