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    ATA 2021 Elections: Slate of Candidates

    ATA will hold its regularly scheduled elections at ATA’s 62nd Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to elect a president-elect, secretary, treasurer, and three directors. Here are the candidates proposed by the Nominating and Leadership Development Committee!

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    Stand Up, Take Action! ATA Asks Senate to Amend PRO Act

    The Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021, also known as PRO Act, represents a dramatic change in U.S. labor law, including the adoption of the ABC worker classification test at the federal level. This will make it more difficult for individuals to claim independent contractor status. We are calling on ATA members to contact their senators as soon as possible to inform them of the serious unintended consequences of PRO Act on our industry.

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    What You Need to Know about the Small Business Administration's “Second Draw” of Its Paycheck Protection Program

    The Small Business Administration (SBA) has now rolled out the “Second Draw” of its Paycheck Protection Program (aka “PPP2”), so now is a good time to take another look at the various federal financial support programs that are potentially interesting as sources of emergency funding for freelance translators and interpreters, as well as LLCs and S-Corps owned by translators and interpreters. The PPP2 application period expires on May 31, 2021.

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