ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report:
Staffing employment in July is up 4.4% from July 2011, according to the ASA Staffing Index. The index value for June is 92, indicating that staffing employment is approximately 1.9% lower than that reported for the previous month. Typically, staffing employment peaks between mid-November and mid-December each year, after which it dramatically declines for several weeks before turning upward in mid-January. According to the index, since the beginning of 2012, temporary and contract employment has grown 22.4%.