October 4, 2023

A Packed Schedule Ahead Today at Staffing World

This morning at Staffing World® 2023, the ASA annual convention and expo, attendees got their day started during an inspiring and compelling Super Session, where they met Dr. Kelly M. Byrd, the 2024 National Staffing Employee of the Year (sponsored by PMC Insurance Group); voted on the slate of officers for the association’s board of directors; and heard from keynote speaker Paul Zikopoulos (sponsored by LinkedIn). Breakout sessions continue through 5:30 p.m. Eastern time today, and the expo is open until 7:30 p.m.

Tomorrow the expo will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Knowledge Hub talks (sponsored by Citizens), author talks at the Staffing World Bookstore, and the ever-popular ASA Cares LIVE—Pawvana (sponsored by Avionté Staffing Software). Educational sessions take place from 9:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., and the convention wraps up during the closing Super Session at 3:30 p.m., featuring keynote speaker Dominique Dawes and the presentation of the ASA Care Awards and ASA Elevate Awards.

Staffing World continues today and tomorrow at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, NC. If you didn’t make it to Charlotte, you can connect on social media to learn about what’s happening.

S.i. Systems Acquires Elign Consulting
ISM: Services Activity Grew in September
ADP: Private Sector Employment Increased by 89,000 Jobs in September
Job Openings Jump. The Labor Market Is Cooling Off, but Slowly
UCLA Anderson Forecast Anticipates No Recession, but a Weak U.S. Economy in 2024
What Companies Need to Know About the IRS Pause in Processing and Increased Scrutiny of Employee Retention Credit Claims
Employee’s ADA Suit Over Denial of Remote Work Ends at Seventh Circuit
Massachusetts Updates Paid Family and Medical Leave Contribution Rates, Maximum Weekly Benefits for 2024
Hiring and Wage and Hour Law in Georgia
Washington’s Minimum Wage Will Hit $16.28 Per Hour in 2024
Managing the Employment Relationship in Colorado
Parents Are About to Go Over a $24 Billion Childcare Cliff. Here’s What’s at Stake
Hourly Wage Growth for Small Business Workers Continues to Cool, Consistent With Overall Inflation Trend

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Staffing Employment Drops From 1Q23 to 2Q23


Help Advance the Industry by Volunteering With ASA

ASA members have a range of opportunities to contribute their skills and insights to help advance the staffing industry by serving on volunteer committees and councils.

The association needs your skills, insight, and unique perspective so it can continue to provide timely, valuable resources to members. Apply for a volunteer opportunity to work directly with other members, learn about workforce trends and best practices, and build on your experience to become a thought leader with the association.

Log in to ASA Central and visit the volunteer page to find an opportunity that fits your interests.

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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 stay up-to-date on state laws affecting your business, understand where the industry and economy are headed, and more.

Oct. 10—”Beyond California: Update on State Laws Related to Cybersecurity and Privacy
In an increasingly online world, businesses face the growing challenge of safeguarding personal data about employees and consumers while complying with rapidly changing state laws and regulations. Many states—not just California—have been enacting cybersecurity and privacy laws, and attorney Mitzi Hill will provide a comprehensive update on state-specific legislation. Sponsored by Taylor English.

Oct. 17—”Health Care Staffing Laws and Related Regulations—2023 Update
S. Montaye Sigmon, partner at Akerman LLP, will provide insights into recent developments in health care staffing agency laws and regulations and discuss best practices for ensuring compliance in a complex regulatory landscape. Sponsored by Akerman and presented by the ASA health care section.

Oct. 24—”Staffing STATS—Quarterly Data-Centric Webinar Series
The ASA Staffing STATS webinar series provides members with timely data and reliable analysis of industry research and economic trends. In the third webinar of the series for this year, get an update on the latest industry economic indicators, learn about some sources for benchmarking data, and hear about worker preferences to help your firm fine-tune the candidate experience. Sponsored by Essential StaffCARE, an ASA corporate partner.

Oct. 26—”Shaping Success: Mentoring Strategies for Staffing Professionals
Five industry leaders will discuss their experiences with mentorship in the staffing industry and share insights into how you can identify and cultivate talent, maximize return on investment, and capitalize on the transformative effects of mentorship. Presented by the ASA Mentor Match program.

Oct. 31—”How Proposed State Laws Could Affect Employer-Sponsored Employee Benefits
Miller & Chevalier attorneys Joanne Roskey and Dawn Murphy-Johnson will look at new and proposed state legislation relating to employee benefits and employer-sponsored retirement and health insurance plans. They’ll explain the developments and discuss the legal implications of these laws for employers and employees. Sponsored by Miller & Chevalier.

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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