HR & Benefits: Educational Web Series – June 2020

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Topic: How to Manage Mental Wellbeing Through Crisis

Tuesday, June 30th – 11am
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Anxiety, stress and worry can be just as contagious as COVID-19 itself. In this moment, it is critical for organizations to support their employees’ emotional wellbeing during this time of doubt. During this session you will learn tips and resources to help employees navigate mental wellbeing and build resilience during the coronavirus pandemic.

Presented by: Marie Story – Corporate Wellbeing Consultant, Team Leader – Walsh Duffield

Topic: The Latest Reopening Guidance from New York State
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New York State has issued sector-specific reopening guidelines for manufacturing, construction, retail and agribusiness sectors subject to the state’s phase 1 reopening plan. Businesses that are reopening are required to affirm that they’ve read and are complying with the guidelines, and the state provides a template that can be used for required company-specific safety plans. The plans are not required to be submitted to the state, but must be made available for inspection by state and local officials, and also must be communicated to employees and posted in the workplace.

Presented by: Frank Kerbein – Director, Center for Human Resources – The Business Council of New York State

Topic: How Bad Investigations Make Harassment Claims More Likely and Less Defensible
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Investigating complaints of workplace harassment is a central compliance and risk management function, particularly in the wake of the #MeToo movement and recent high profile allegations of sexual harassment. Learn to avoid the “bad habits” that can cause your investigation to enhance, rather than mitigate, your company’s risk. Particular emphasis will be placed on investigation obligations and best practices in light of recent legislative changes in New York.

Presented by: Kinsey O’Brien – Senior Associate – Hodgson Russ LLP

Topic: Buyer’s Guide to Human Capital Technology (HCM) – Importance of Selecting the Right Tech Solutions; Tips on Selection and How to Plan for a Successful Implementation
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As we recover from COVID-19, now is a perfect time to review your current HR and Payroll technology solutions. It is an important item to consider if modifying the payroll/enrollment processes should be a part of the COVID-19 response plans. Each month brings news of changes to the HRIS/HCM vendor landscape. Whether it’s a merger, a takeover or the launch of a hot new startup, the market is moving faster than ever. Keeping up with vendors and their products is almost a full time occupation! Finding the right software solution for your organization can be overwhelming. It’s a complex decision with high stakes, and often, high price tags. With myriad options, complex business requirements, and an ever-changing technology market, where should you start? We have helped hundreds of clients choose the right HR and Payroll software that resulted in better management of personnel needs and elevated their overall experience. In this session we will provide some insight on the marketplace, tips on how to select the vendor that’s best for you, and how to execute that decision successfully.

Presented by: Ieena Aulakh – Technology Solutions Consultant – Assurance