Now Available: ACSESS Government Relations Report May 2017

A primary objective of ACSESS is to actively represent the industry and our membership before governments by providing input on employment legislation and regulations at the national and provincial levels. At the same time, ACSESS assumes a leadership role in ensuring that industry members are aware of legislation and regulatory changes which may affect their businesses and responsibilities as employers.


ACSESS Announces 2017 Staffing Industry Award Winners

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The Association of Canadian Search, Employment & Staffing Services (ACSESS), is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 staffing industry awards.

As the National Association representing the staffing industry in Canada, ACSESS annually honours and recognizes members and member firms for outstanding contributions made to the Association, the community and the staffing industry as a whole.

The ACSESS 2017 Awards Ceremony took place at the Association's National Conference held in Montreal on April 5th. The following individual members and firms were recognized for their exceptional achievements in several areas, including health and safety, leadership, volunteerism and community service.


The Canadian Staffing Index was 109 in September. The Canadian Staffing Index reflects the volume of demand for temporary staffing in Canada. It is based upon the number of billed hours reported by a monthly panel of leading staffing firms, and the index is not adjusted for seasonal factors.    

Click here for complete September 2017 Canadian Staffing Index details

ASCESS discusses benefits of temporary work in Brantford Expositor

Mary McIninch, executive director ACSESS, provides commentary on the benefits of temporary/contingent work in the Brantford Expositor as the  City of Brantford considers a resolution to ban hiring temporary workers to fill many city jobs. 


ACSESS: Promotional Ideas for Globe and Mail Leadership Lab column from Mary McIninch

Today the Globe and Mail published a contributed article called HR leaders need to tap into their data gold mine under my byline. It includes commentary from ACSESS leaders Jeff Nugent, Managing Director, Contingent Workforce Solutions and Marc-Étienne Julien, CEO Randstad. Eighty-two per cent of organizations plan to focus on workplace analytics in the next three years (2016 report by prestigious Society for HR Management Foundation/ Economist Magazine Intelligence Unit). 


Gig economy: Just the ticket for transitioning boomers?

Wednesday July 20, 2016 - The following article was written by Mary McIninch, Executive Director of the Association of Canadian Search Employment and Staffing Services (ACSESS), as a Special to The Globe and Mail, and published in the Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and managment.


Industry Best Practices for Engaging Public Servants

When contacting government officials in relation to temporary help and professional services, ACSESS members are expected to follow our Code of Ethics and observe the highest principles of integrity and professionalism.


Event Cancellation Policy

The Association of Canadian Search Employment & Staffing Services (ACSESS) reserves the right to refuse/cancel registrations. If ACSESS refuses a registration, registrants will be offered a full refund.


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