September 4, 2020

Korn Ferry Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results
BLS: Staffing Employment Rose in August
Strongest Expansion in Business Activity Since March 2019
Small Business Labor Market Makes Improvement in August
FedEx Plans to Hire 70,000 People for ‘Unprecedented’ Holiday Shipping Season
NLRB Releases More Employer-Friendly Covid-19 Advice
U.S. Department of Labor Educates Southeast Employers as Region Faces Hurricane Season
U.S. Department of Labor Compliance Assistance Summit
Update: Can You Prohibit Employees From Using Cell Phones at Work?
Some 35% of U.S. Companies Do Not Know When They’ll Reopen Workplace
Salary Increase Budgets Remain Flat

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Staffing Today Returns Sept. 8

In observance of Labor Day, ASA will be closed Monday, Sept. 7. Staffing Today will return Tuesday, Sept. 8.

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Temporary and contract staffing employment held steady last month, reflecting consistent week-to-week growth over the past three months, according to the ASA Staffing Index.

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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 Aug. 30.

Commercial Employees Inc.
McMurray, PA
Jack of All Trades Personnel
Waco, TX
Peak Employment Solutions
Augusta, GA
Rieles Group LLC
Atlanta, GA
Stability Healthcare
Los Angeles, CA

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