WASS Wins American Staffing Association “Chapter Innovator Award”

We are proud to announce that the Wisconsin Association of Staffing Services has been named a recipient of a 2022 ASA Chapter Innovator Award. The Chapter Innovator Award recognizes a chapter that demonstrates an innovative approach to programming, communications, or technology to better serve its membership. Congratulations to all ASA state chapters who have earned… Read more »

Midwest Staffing Conference Returns with Stellar Lineup

May 25-26, 2022 https://www.prweb.com/releases/midwest_staffing_conference_returns_with_stellar_lineup/prweb18557655.htm

President Biden and the New Congress

Thanks to Mike Gotzler, WASS Board Member and Attorney at Littler Mendelson, for his view of the new administration and possible issues affecting the staffing industry!  Mike presented an informative webinar on Tuesday, March 9th.  In case you couldn’t join in, you can learn more about how voters are shaping workplace policy from Littler and… Read more »

Congratulations SEEK Careers/Staffing for 50 Years of Success!

SEEK Careers/Staffing with headquarters in Grafton, Wisconsin will celebrate 50 years in business in 2021. With a total 20 branch offices, 16 of which are in Wisconsin and 4 in the Twin Cities, SEEK specializes in the placement of employees in light industrial, skilled manufacturing and office sectors. During its 50-year run, SEEK, like many… Read more »

New Separation Notice Requirement for Wisconsin Employers

Emergency Rule DWD 120.02 Beginning November 2, 2020, Wisconsin employers will be required to notify workers at separation about the availability of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits pursuant to an emergency rule recently issued by the Department of Workforce Development (DWD).  As in other states, Wisconsin’s DWD has interpreted a provision in the federal Families First… Read more »

WASS Wins ASA Chapter Communicator Award!

The Wisconsin Association of Staffing Services is ecstatic to announce that we have earned a Chapter Achievement Award from the American Staffing Association, as well as one of the coveted special honors:  2020 Chapter Communicator Award! The Chapter Communicator Award recognizes excellence in communicating with chapter membership and promoting the chapter in the staffing industry…. Read more »

Congratulations Employee of the Year Winner!

We are excited to announce that Samuel Diedrich from Hatch Staffing Services has been named the 2020 Wisconsin Staffing Employee of the Year!  Sam was chosen from 70 nominees for his perseverance and overcoming personal obstacles in his life.  We celebrated virtually on Wednesday, September 16 with emcee Natalie Shepherd, evening anchor with CBS58 in… Read more »

COVID-19 and the American Workplace

United States Department of Labor Quick Reference Links Temporary Rule: Paid Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act  Quick Benefits Tip Flyer Fact Sheets from the Department of Labor  

Ask Congress for Covid-19 Relief for Staffing Firms

Ask Congress for Covid-19 Relief Contact Your Senators and Representatives Today As previously reported to ASA members, and in order to address staffing firms’ liquidity issues in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, ASA is asking Congress to afford the industry priority status for financial assistance. ASA is also asking that the date by which firms… Read more »

What you need to know about Safer at Home in Wisconsin

SLOW THE SPREAD, SAFER AT HOME Starting today, Wednesday March 25, 2020, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has issued a Safer at Home order. It will be in effect from Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 8:00 am and run until Friday, April 24, 2020 at 8:00 am. During this time, Wisconsin residents will still be able… Read more »