Consumer Sentiment Survey Dips Again in Late November
Fed Discussed Updating Bond-Purchase Guidance ‘Fairly Soon’
Disney Increases Number of Planned Layoffs as Covid-19 Struggles Continue
Amazon Offers Signing Bonus for New Holiday Hires
Free ASA Webinar Today—Engaging Nondiverse Allies
Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Engaging Nondiverse Allies,” brought to you by the ASA inclusion, diversity, and equity advocacy group. It takes place today from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern time. Attendees will learn what makes a strong diversity ally, how to become an ally, and keys to engaging allies.
All ASA webinars are free for ASA members, and most qualify for continuing education hours toward ASA certification renewal. To learn more and to register, visit americanstaffing.net.
Get Insights From the 2020 Staffing Industry Playbook
The highly anticipated Staffing Industry Playbook, an annual economic analysis of the staffing industry, was recently released by ASA. The Staffing Industry Playbook provides data-driven information and insights that are critical to strategic planning and business development—in a user-friendly format—so you can understand the U.S. staffing and recruiting industry during the current economic disruption and evaluate where it’s headed
Visit americanstaffing.net/playbook to learn what you need to know about the U.S. staffing and recruiting industry, where it’s headed, and how you can make the most of this business intelligence. Plus, you can download charts and figures to share with clients and the media.
For even more insights about the playbook, check out the on-demand ASA webinar “Staffing Industry Playbook: Data-Driven Insights to Navigate Disruption Now and Plan for 2021.“
Tax Deductibility of PPP Expenses—Where Things Stand Now
Businesses that borrowed money under the Paycheck Protection Program have decried the decision by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service disallowing the tax deduction of expenses paid and incurred to achieve loan forgiveness under the program. Two recent IRS publications reinforced the agency’s position. Although Congress may act to allow the deductions, here’s what staffing firms need to know now.