Publications - ASTA


ASTA offers a wide variety of publications to assist members with their agency management and professional development. Publications include in-depth industry White Papers and Research reports. Most of these publications are available only to ASTA members, a select few are also available for sale through the ASTA Store.

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Research Reports

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This report covers employment trends and compensation models. Included is the recruitment trends as well as agencies’ plans to handle the new overtime regulations.
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Generous amounts of data and information on the financial trends of ASTA agency members including revenue, sales, transactions, number of clients and profit.
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This report provides a bountiful amount of data and information of ASTA member agencies’ key demographics. 
ASTA Member Purchase

The 2016 Independent Agents report covers business operations and demographics on the Independent Agent segment.

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White Papers

California Seller of Travel Fact Sheet — March 28, 2017
In late 2016, California made several changes to its seller of travel law, including broadening the exemption for independent contractors and adding a new registration requirement. In an effort to help our members comply with the new law, which went into effect on January 1, 2017, ASTA has updated its California Seller of Travel Fact Sheet.

State Work Share Programs: Are They a Viable Alternative to Lay-Offs? Members Only - Please Login  — November 14, 2016
During an economic slowdown agency cash flow shrinks and credit is difficult to come by, so the owners of agencies often feel compelled to lay off employees in order to cut payroll expenses. However, members should be aware that they have a viable alternative to lay-offs.

Employer Options to Respond to the Department of Labor’s New Overtime Rule Members Only - Please Login  — October 4, 2016
Under the U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime rules, effective December 1, 2016, the salary threshold under which virtually all employees are guaranteed overtime pay will increase from...

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