November 1, 2021

New ASA Issue Paper Explains the Vaccine/Safety Mandates for Federal Workers
OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard Mandating Covid-19 Vaccines or Testing Clears Key Review Step
Hire Dynamics Acquires the Daniel Group
Manufacturing Activity Advanced in October
Consumer Sentiment Remained Subdued in October
Chicago Business Barometer Rose in October
Microsoft Launches Campaign to Fill 250,000 Cybersecurity Jobs, Warning of Workforce Crisis
Election Day and Employers’ Obligations
New York Amends Labor Law and Expands Coverage for Wage Theft
Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act Did Not Protect Employee Who Was Terminated for Positive Marijuana Test Result
Georgia Courts Cannot Extend Noncompete Beyond Its Terms
Tech Salary Trends Show Companies Need to Change Their Approach to Hiring
Covid-19 Pushed Many Americans to Retire. The Economy Needs Them Back.
SHRM: Pay Equity Pays Off for Employers

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Plan for These Free ASA Webinars This Month

The next few weeks will be full of free education from ASA. These upcoming ASA webinars can help you understand pay inequity in the industry, reorganize your financial statements, get insights into President Biden’s tax law proposals, and more.

Nov. 3—”The Expanding Role of Professionals in Office, Clerical, and Administrative Staffing
Hear how the role of office, clerical, and administrative workers has changed over the past few years and how staffing firms can coach their administrative professionals to prepare for the future of the profession in this webinar brought to you by the ASA office–administrative section.

Nov. 4—”Pay Inequity in the Staffing Industry—A Panel Discussion, Part Two
The staffing industry, like many others, faces a challenge: women and people of color generally earn less than white men do for the same work. Hear from a panel of senior executives about how the industry can do better to improve the pay gap in staffing in the second part of a two-part webinar series. Presented in partnership with the Women’s Business Collaborative, Staffing Industry Analysts, TechServe Alliance, and the National Association of Personnel Services.

Nov. 9—”How Advances in Telehealth Are Solving Challenges in Medical Care and Behavioral Health Usage
Understand how reduced use of in-person medical care and increased use of telehealth solutions is leading to adoption of a new wave of telehealth solutions—and how staffing firms can capitalize on the trend—in this program sponsored by Essential StaffCARE.

Nov. 16—”Using the 13-Week Cash Flow Model to Help Your Business Thrive
Find out how to reorganize your finanical statements to see your finances more clearly, evaluate the health of your business, and make the right economic decisions.

Nov. 17—”Turn Exceptional Experiences Into Industry-Leading Growth in a Postpandemic World
Eric Gregg of ClearlyRated, an ASA corporate partner, will share a playbook for amplifying your firm’s growth prospects by improving the customer experience and committing to service excellence in this encore presentation of a session from Staffing World® 2021.

Nov. 30—”What to Expect From the Biden Administration’s Tax Law Proposals
Get insights into which tax proposals have been put forward by President Biden, what changes to tax policy are likely, and what staffing firm owners can do to minimize their tax burden in the future.

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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