September 8, 2020

National Staffing Employee Week Is Nearly Here—Get Ready for the Celebration

National Staffing Employee Week, which takes place Sept. 14–20 this year, celebrates the contributions of the millions of individuals employed by U.S. staffing firms. Staffing firms across the nation will host special events honoring their greatest asset: their temporary and contract employees. To help staffing firms with their celebrations, ASA provides free materials for use throughout the week.

Show your appreciation for temporary and contract employees with myriad free tools available at, including

Stay tuned for the 2021 National Staffing Employee of the Year announcement. The honoree will be revealed to ASA members and the public on the first day of National Staffing Employee Week—Monday, Sept. 14.

Factory Owners Hiking Pay to Lure Workers Even With Jobless Rate
Conference Board Employment Trends Index Up Month-to-Month
Small Business Optimism Rebounds, Exceeding Historical Average
Employees May Be Prohibited From Linking to Company Website on Personal Blogs
U.S. Department of Labor Releases Work-Related Injury and Illness Data
New York EEOC Full-Day Training Seminar This Month
Maine Governor’s Economic Recovery Grant Program; Applications Due Tomorrow
Washington, DC, Requires Employers to Adopt Covid-19 Worker Protection Policies, Increases Retaliation Protections
115,762 Job Cuts in August; Highest Number of Cuts Tracked in a Single Year on Record
Construction Sector Adds Workers in August but Nonresidential Jobs Shrink
Hiring Shows Early Signs of Recovery Following 10-Year Low in Q3

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Catch Up on Legal Issues Affecting the Staffing Industry—Read Staffing Law Digest

ASA members can now access the latest issue of Staffing Law digest as a digital edition. The print version of the issue will arrive in member mailboxes soon.

This issue includes articles about new #SafelyBackToWork employer resources from ASA, advocacy and education efforts related to the Covid-19 pandemic, court decisions that will benefit staffing firms that use the H-1B visa program to hire foreign workers, and more.

Access the current issue and back issues of Staffing Law digest, and other ASA digital publications, at

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