November 19, 2021

Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the U.S. Increased in October
Achieve Partners Invests in Ro Health
Kansas City Fed: Manufacturing Activity Eased Slightly
Inflation Gives U.S. Workers Ammunition in Year-End Pay Reviews
MGM Raises Testing Costs for Unvaccinated Workers
Macy’s Offers Corporate Workers a ‘Valuable Opportunity’: In-Store Shifts
EEOC, DOL, and NLRB Announce Joint Initiative to Protect Workers From Retaliation for Exercising Their Rights in the Workplace
New 2022 California Employment Laws: How Businesses Can Protect Themselves
New Tennessee and Alabama Laws Restrict Employer Covid-19 Vaccination Mandates
Managing the Employment Relationship in Mississippi
Tech Job Postings Are Nearing Pre-Covid-19 Highs

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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 Nov. 14.

Absolute Healthcare Staffing
North Canton, OH

Magnum Staffing Services Inc.
Houston, TX

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