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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Get Advice From Women Thought Leaders

ASA will present an exclusive virtual event next week focused on strategies for helping women in staffing flourish in their careers. Get insights from industry veterans Teresa Carroll, Joanie Courtney, and Kelly Irons during the half-day event next Wednesday, May 20. It takes place from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

The agenda includes three interactive sessions and time to network virtually with other women in the industry. Learn more and register at

Free ASA Webinar Today—Assisting Workers With Disabilities

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Workplace Mental Health During Covid-19—Employer Strategies and the Americans With Disabilities Act.” It takes place today from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern time. Learn about new resources from the U.S. Department of Labor on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.

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

Help ASA Serve You Better—Share Your Thoughts and You Could Win a Gift Card

How can ASA best meet your needs? There are just two weeks left for you to provide invaluable feedback to the association by answering a few simple questions about your membership experience.

A link to the three-minute survey was sent to staffing professionals at ASA member companies last week. Your participation in this survey is critical in helping ASA learn what is important to you and how well the association is serving you.

The survey closes May 29. In appreciation of your time, when you participate in the survey you will be able to enter a drawing for a chance to win one of five $100 Amazon gift cards.

If you have any questions or did not receive a survey link, contact Tim Hulley at or 703-253-1154.

Welcome New ASA Members

The ASA board of directors and staff welcome the following new members, which joined during the week ending May 10.

Atlas HR & Staffing
Chico, CA
Bright Services Inc.
Roanoke, VA
Exclusive Staffing LLC
Fort Worth, TX
Executive Personnel Services Inc. (EPSI)
Washington, DC
Industrial Skilled Trades
Elgin, IL
Moab Sterilization Staffing Inc.
Miami, FL
Northern Virginia Temporaries Inc.
Falls Church, VA
One Path Career Partners
Penfield, NY
Recruit Specialized Staffing
Livonia, MI
SkySource Solutions
Berea, OH

PPP Loan Forgiveness—Where Do Things Stand Now?

Under the Paycheck Protection Program of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, businesses may be eligible for low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, which may be forgiven if the business meets certain conditions.

The limited guidance provided to date by SBA regarding loan forgiveness has made it difficult for borrowers to know exactly where they stand—both on the key issue of whether they certified in good faith that the loan was necessary and, assuming they did certify in good faith, whether and to what extent the loan will be forgiven. In this article, ASA lawyers explain what is currently known based on the guidance issued to date.

New York City Department of Health Issues Standing Isolation Order for Purposes of New York State Emergency Sick Leave LawM

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