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Understanding PPP Loan Forgiveness & Getting Back to Work
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When: Wednesday, June 3
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Zoom
United States
Contact: ALA Chicago

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Do you have questions on bringing employees back from furlough, layoffs, rehires and PPP loan forgiveness? Join Chicago Business Partner, Oasis, for a can’t miss roundtable as you continue to manage your business during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will answer questions and provide additional information while you focus on navigating the various aspects of running your business during these uncertain times.

Some questions we will answer are:

  • How to utilize the PPP funds and maximize forgiveness? What’s involved and how does it work?
  • Structuring and planning payroll for the rest of the year?
  • Questions around re-hiring and how that impacts unemployment?

We hope to see you there!

This event is open to ALA Chicago members and Business Partners. Zoom login instructions will be included in your confirmation email.


Steven Jones

PEO Consultant, Oasis

Steven Jones has a strong Professional Employer Organization (PEO) background with assisting all client sizes to reduce costs with work comp, health and benefits and state unemployment taxes all the while increasing compliance, HR structure, employee engagement, employee retention and safety! Steven is a true resource for business owners trying to maneuver these uncharted Covid-19 HR waters. 


Donna Gilbert Meek

Sr. Manager, PEO Service, Oasis

Donna Gilbert Meek is a strategic and operational senior leader at Oasis, a Paychex® Company, a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) that provides HR, payroll, benefits, risk, and compliance services under state and federal law. Donna has helped businesses grow, thrive and succeed for over 20 years.  

Prior to her role at Oasis, Donna owned and managed multiple businesses ranging from retail to professional services. Her ability to identify opportunities for process improvement have helped increase efficiency, streamline processes, and boost productivity, both at Oasis and with client companies. Donna has worked closely with business leaders in many industries across multiple markets. She also has experience in change leadership, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

COVID-19 has presented many challenges for business owners, and Donna has a passion for helping employers understand complicated regulations so they can best evaluate their options and choices for preparing their business for the future. Donna is a constant and passionate learner who enjoys speaking on employment-related topics and facilitating learning.




CLM® Application Credit for Functional Specialists: 1 hour in the subject area of Financial Management (FM) towards the additional hours required of some Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application.

CLM® Recertification Credit: 1 hour in the subject area of Financial Management  (FM)