Press Release – 2019 Midwest Staffing Conference

Industry Leaders Set To Gather at the 2019 Midwest Staffing Conference. The Annual Showcase, Hosted by the Illinois Search and Staffing Association and Wisconsin Association of Staffing Services, Serves as the Region’s Premier Event for the Staffing and Recruiting Industry READ MORE!

Wisconsin Governor Proposes Marijuana Legalization and New Employment Laws

Wisconsin employers reviewing Governor Tony Evers’ very first budget proposal may be surprised by the number of the employment-related items.  The substance of those proposals may also catch employers by surprise, with some observers viewing the Evers budget as an effort to erase the employer-friendly legacy of the former governor, Scott Walker.  Presented to the state legislature… Read more »

WASS Recognized with National Awards – 2018

Congratulations! The American Staffing Association is proud to announce that the Wisconsin Association of Staffing Services has won both a Chapter Achievement Award and Legislative Achievement Award for their accomplishments in 2017-18. ASA is delighted to recognize WASS as an award-winning chapter during Staffing World,in metro Washington D.C.

WASS Recognized With National Awards

For Immediate Release The Wisconsin Association of Staffing Services Recognized With Legislative Achievement Award and National Chapter Achievement Award Milwaukee, WI, November 28, 2017 – The Wisconsin Association of Staffing Services (WASS) was honored with an American Staffing Association Legislative Achievement Award and National Chapter Achievement Award for outstanding programs and chapter efforts in 2017. The… Read more »

WASS Supports WI Bill to Preempt Local Employment Law Regulations

WASS has joined a list of employer groups in support of a bill on the preemption of local/municipal employment laws.  This bill would prohibit local governments from enacting their own employment law restrictions on private employers.  See WI Bill to Preempt Local Employment Law Regulations for more details.

WASS Supports WI Bill to Harmonize State and Federal FMLA

In early October, 2017, the Reform FMLA Bill was introduced in the Wisconsin Legislature to harmonize the state FMLA law with federal FMLA law.  As some employers are aware, there are key differences between the two laws, in part because Wisconsin’s law was passed several years before the federal law. Reform FMLA Coalition is a coalition of employer… Read more »

WASS Supports Workers Compensation Medical Fee Schedule

The WASS board has voted to join the WMC_WorkComp Employers Coalition in supporting important cost-savings to the workers’ compensation system in Wisconsin.  While certain aspects of Wisconsin’s current workers’ compensation work well, and workplace injuries have dropped nearly 60% over the last 20 years, the medical costs have gotten out of control.  Experience in other states… Read more »

WASS Names Wisconsin Staffing Employee of the Year!

Members and guests of the Wisconsin Association of Staffing Services celebrated National Staffing Employee Week on Tuesday, September 16, 2017 at The Delafield Hotel.  We rolled out the red carpet for the 52 all-star employees who were nominated for the Wisconsin Staffing Employee of the Year Award.  Our selection committee chose Alphonso James, an associate… Read more »