Stephen Dwyer

Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, American Staffing Association

Stephen Dwyer directs ASA’s legal and legislative activities and was instrumental in developing ASA’s legal certification programs. He advises members on labor and employment law and policy issues, including EEO, wage and hour, immigration/I-9, NLRB, and OSHA issues.

Dwyer is a leading authority on the legal and public policy aspects of staffing. He engages in and coordinates the association’s legal and public affairs activities and advises the staffing industry on labor and employment law and policy issues. He has testified before legislatures and regulatory bodies regarding, and written extensively and spoken widely on, the staffing industry. Before joining ASA, he was associated with the New York multinational law firm Chadbourne & Parke, as well as De Forest & Duer, a 100-year-old Wall Street firm. Dwyer is a member of the New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Virginia, and District of Columbia bar associations.

Speaker Sessions

Fighting Legal Battles for Staffing in the Time of COVID-19 – What Staffing Executives and their Clients Need to Know Now

COVID-19, which shuttered many staffing firms’ brick and mortar operations, has presented the greatest legal and legislative challenge for the staffing industry since the Affordable Care Act. Developments have been rapid and unprecedented, implicating anti-discrimination, workplace safety, financial assistance, and other laws. In this timely and important session, you will get an insider’s perspective from the nation’s leading employment law experts and advocates on breaking developments as well as a high-level overview of some of the top legal and legislative issues facing you and your clients in 2020.