September 1, 2022

Get Staffing Benchmarks and Projections—ASA Quarterly Survey Must Close Tomorrow

The association’s quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey for the second quarter of 2022 is about to close—complete the brief survey for an exclusive report on the results, which includes gross margin and sector-level data.

Register to take the survey, or view the questionnaire, at Participation is open to staffing company headquarters, and there are no fees to participate.

Titan Security Group Acquires Prudential Security Inc.
Jobless Claims Tumble to Nine-Week Low
Manufacturing Activity Increased in August
Q2 Labor Productivity Decline Not as Large as Initially Estimated
Biden Administration Partnering With Job Search Companies to Help Fill Teacher Shortages
Choosing Your Own Hours Isn’t Just for Remote Workers Anymore
Wage-Fixing Settlement Provides Valuable Antitrust- and Privacy-Related Compliance Lessons for HR Professionals
BLM Messaging on Face Masks in the Workplace
Employers Should Anticipate Significant Rise in Minimum Wage Rates Tied to Inflation
Considerations for Louisiana Employers After Dobbs: Employment Discrimination Concerns and Leave of Absence Issues
Construction Workforce Shortages Risk Undermining Infrastructure Projects as Most Contractors Struggle to Fill Open Positions
Salary Increase Budgets Reach 20-Year High

Upcoming Events

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 protect your business, understand industry trends, and more.

Sept. 6—”Tax Legislative Update
Hear about the potential for bipartisan tax legislation later this year and get a preview of how the results of the 2022 midterm elections could affect tax legislation and congressional tax-writing committees. Sponsored by Miller & Chevalier Chartered.

Sept. 8—”Preventing and Handling Harassment Claims in Accordance With EEOC Guidance
Learn the steps staffing agencies should take to prevent harassment in the workplace; handle harassment complaints; and position themselves to build a positive company culture, attract and retain talent, and defend against formal U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charges and lawsuits when necessary. Sponsored by Staffing GC.

Sept. 13—”How to Minimize Risk to Your Staffing Business Before and After a Client’s Bankruptcy
Find out what you can do to protect your business before a client files bankruptcy and issues to address in the business relationship with clients. Sponsored by Fox Rothschild.

Sept. 22—”ASA State of the Industry Webinar Series—Third Quarter Update for Staffing Professionals
The third installment of the quarterly webinar series in 2022—presented by ASA and ClearlyRated, the association’s satisfaction survey partner—will offer insight into the most important trends, research, and legislative updates affecting the industry right now. Sponsored by ClearlyRated.

Sept. 27—”The Three Cs of Health Care Staffing: Contracts, Compliance, and Credentialing
Learn how focusing on risk mitigation and service differentiation—by focusing on contracts, compliance, and credentialing—can help staffing firms succeed in a rapidly evolving and increasingly competitive market. Presented by the ASA health care section.

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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Staffing World 2022 Happens Next Month—Register Now and Save

Staffing World®, the ASA annual convention and expo, takes place Oct. 25–27 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. It’s your chance to make strategic connections and get solutions to fuel your growth and success—and see Earvin “Magic” Johnson in person when he delivers the opening keynote presentation.

Preview the Advance Program, make your travel plans, and register today at for the best rate available—after Sept. 23, registration rates will increase.

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The Latest From Your Colleagues on ASA Central

ASA Central—the dynamic online community just for staffing professionals—is home to more than 27,000 staffing professional profiles and countless ongoing industry conversations.

This week, take a look at your colleagues’ discussions and some of the blogs they’ve posted on ASA Central:

Get involved with the community—update your profile today so you can network with colleagues, join a section community, recommend and comment on your colleagues’ posts, and share your own blog or discussion post. Log in to ASA Central now.

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