September 21, 2018
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THIS WEEK IS ASA NATIONAL STAFFING EMPLOYEE WEEK!

Governor Murphy has proclaimed the week of September 24-30 as New Jersey Staffing Employee Week.   Click here for a copy of the Governor's Proclamation and display it in your offices . Take the time to thank your staff for their hard work and let your clients know of the importance of staffing for New Jersey employment.
 
Celebrate your staffing starts and let your clients know about the impact staffing firms have on New Jerseys economy.
 
Nominate your Star Employee of the Year - Don't forget it's time to nominate your best employee for Staffing Employee of the Year to be announced at the 2018 NJSA Annual Conference.  Click here for the nomination form.

SEPT. 20 MEETING RECAP

NJSA's 1st ever open meeting of the Board of Directors on September 20 was attended by nearly 30 members and guests. Members saw how the board operates and offered their suggestions for membership and programs.
 
After the board meeting, the Legal & Legislative committee chaired by Richard Scott of Pro Search Network presented an update on the paid leave and executive compensation laws. Speakers included NJSA General Counsel Marc Freedman of Freedman & Friedland, Patrick Stewart of Public Str ategies Inc., and Christopher Leddy of Becker LLC.


THE WEEK IN TRENTON

NJSA's Lobbyist, Patrick A. Stewart from Public Strategies Impact, has provided members with an update on what is happening in the Trenton and in the state of New Jersey.  This update is available to NJSA Members ONLY in our Legal Resource Library on our website.  Members must be signed in to access the information.  
 
This week's update includes:
  • A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced legislation to put some guardrails on state efforts to require online retailers and other remote sellers to collect sales tax from their customers, including exempting retailers with $10 million or less in sales nationwide...
  • Gov. Phil Murphy's administration has reached a deal with several public sector unions that will save the state hundreds of millions of dollars in coming years by making long-sought changes to health care benefits for current and retired educators... 
  • The bad blood lingering from the nasty state budget battle that divided New Jersey's Democrats this summer has spilled over into the party's state convention this week...
  • State Senate President Steve Sweeney said Wednesday evening he doesn't expect tax revenues from the sale of recreational marijuana to be as sizable as some experts have predicted, adding that he's trying to keep the tax rate low enough to beat back the drug's illegal marketplace... 
  • "Proponents of allowing unauthorized immigrants to apply for driver's licenses received a boost this week when state Senate President Stephen Sweeney endorsed the idea, increasing the chances that New Jersey will become the 13th state to allow immigrants without legal status to drive...

ANNUAL TRAINING CONFERENCE

This is the Region's Premier Staffing Training Event for owners, managers, sales and recruiting professionals. Attendees will take part in this special training opportunity featuring some of the staffing industry's most respected professional trainers!

Click on the image to download the conference brochure.
 
Recruiting...sourcing...selling...these are the goals you want to reach to move you down the road to success. Your skills need to be constantly TUNED UP to stay ahead of the competition and to reach new clients and candidates. Every staffing professional can learn something new from their peers and presenters and that is the goal of this year's conference.
 
Who Should Attend:
Owner/Managers, Recruiters, and Sales Associates of Direct Hire and Temporary Staffing Firms.
  • Recruiting TrackFor recruiting and staffing professionals who want to enhance their sourcing, screening and qualifying techniques.  Gain the competitive edge by efficiently accessing top talent and representing the best of the best.
  • Sales/Business Development Track: For owners, managers, and sales associates who want to manage their time, talents, and temporary staffs more efficiently and expertly. Each conference workshop is designed to focus on the issues pertinent to these staffng tracks.
We guarantee our Conference Speakers will inspire you to become finely tuned players in staffing.
 
JOIN US to learn what you need to know for a smooth ride through 2019!

SIGN UP FOR TEXT ALERTS

We are pleased to announce that we are now able to send text alerts to NJSA members.  Your association wants to provide you with the latest updates to your phone via text messaging. It is our belief that effective and up-to-date communication provides value for your investment in NJSA. Our text message program will be used in addition to the more traditional means of communication that NJSA already has in place.

You have two options to sign up for text alerts:

Option #1:  Log into your profile on the NJSA website and add your cell phone number at the bottom of your profile (see screen shot below):


Option #2: Email Denise Downing at Denise@NeffDowning.com with your cell phone number and we will add it to your profile for you.
 
Your cell phone number will not be visible in the searchable online Member Directory on the NJSA website.  It is only visible to you and the NJSA office. We hope that you take advantage of this new NJSA member benefit!

STAFFING NJ-PAC DONATIONS

2018 WILL BE AN IMPORTANT YEAR FOR LEGISLATION 
THAT WILL IMPACT YOUR STAFFING FIRM

STAFFING NJ-PAC will take an active role in the 2017 elections and your support is greatly needed to ensure the staffing industry's voice is heard.    Click here for the PAC donation form and help provide funding for pro-staffing candidates. 

NJSA has a dynamic and convenient legislative platform to communicate your views on issues impacting staffing.    Click here to make your voice heard and to understand the legislative agenda we are following.

NJSA Membership is Corporate
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You can forward this email on or email  patk@njsa.com  to add their names to our Monday Morning Memo and Staffing News Online lists .
 
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In This Issue
ASA Employee Week
9/20 Meeting Recap
Week in Trenton
Annual Training Conference
Text Alerts
PAC Donations
NJSA Membership is Corporate
Upcoming Events

NJSA Education & Training Conference
November 1, 2018
Eisenhower Conference Center
Livingston, NJ



Thanks to Our 
2018 Annual Sponsors








Our mission is to be the advocate for the success and growth of NJSA members and the New Jersey staffing industry through leadership in legislation, education, ethics and professional business practices.


For additional information about any items in this Monday Morning Memo, or to learn more about membership in the New Jersey Staffing Alliance, please contact us at 973-283-0072 or email  patk@njsa.com . Our website is http://www.njsa.com . Thank you.