Columbia, SC | On Wednesday, November 18, John DeWorken, Owner/Partner of Sunnie & DeWorken, participated in a SC Governor Press Conference where Governor McMaster announced unemployment insurance (UI) rates would be frozen for 2021.  More specifically, each class rate will remain the same (companies may move tiers, but the tiers cost remains the same). This… Read more »

Dear SC Staffing Association Member: I am government affairs counsel for the American Staffing Association, and I am seeking your immediate assistance for the benefit of the staffing industry in light of Covid-19. As previously reported to ASA members, and in order to address staffing firms’ liquidity issues in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, ASA… Read more »

Financial Assistance Options for Staffing Agencies Under the CARES Act American Staffing Association (04/06/20) ASA has published an issue paper addressing various financial assistance opportunities for staffing agencies under the Paycheck Protection Program of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Written by Marc J. Gerson, Esq., member of Miller & Chevalier Chartered,… Read more »

Check out the American Staffing Association COVID-19 Resource webpage link below. It is continuously being updated with resources staffing companies can use to address the safety of their workforces and find reliable information about the coronavirus.   Click here to view the ASA Resource page.

Check out the latest CO-VID19 update from the SC State House by Sunnie Harmon and John DeWorken, SC Staffing Association’s Lobbyists.

Please see attached press release from SCDEW.  The SC Department of Employment and Workforce is waiving the one week search requirement for individuals who are unemployed due to COVID-19 between March  15 and April 18, 2020 AND they are extending the deadline for first quarter SUTA contributions from April 30 to June 1, but the… Read more »

Thank you to our presenting sponsor, Essential Staff Care! Thank you to all of our sponsors, attendees, and speakers for making the 2020 SC Staffing Association Annual Conference a success! View conference photos here.   Conference Materials Click here for the 2020 Annual Conference Speaker bios. Click here for the SC Department of Employment and Workforce presentation… Read more »

The American Staffing Association is working swiftly to provide staffing companies with the information they need regarding COVID-19. Click here to view the webpage on the American Staffing Association’s website with the latest information.

The American Staffing Association is seeking volunteers from select ASA State Networks and affiliated chapters to help prepare at-risk youth in communities across the U.S. for their future roles in the workforce. Volunteers will provide mock interviews and résumé reviews for high school students primarily associated with ASA philanthropic partner Jobs for America’s Graduates. Sign… Read more »