ASA Staffing Index 24% Above Same Wk. Last Year
The weekly American Association Staffing Index for temporary help and contract work continues to show strong gains compared to the same week in the previous year, and the index has increased in every week this year vs. 2009 (see chart abvoe). For the last twelve weeks (starting April 19) the weekly gains have been above 20%, and for the last 20 weeks (starting Feb. 15) the gains have been above 10%. Compared to last year, the ASA Index was 24% higher during the 28th week of this year (July 5 - 11 this year).