2022 Summer School Webinar Series

Summer School

Educational Webinar Series

Thank you for attending our 2022 summer school sessions focused on hot topics in HR and employee benefits.  Webinar replays are available below:

Demystifying Medicare

Presented by: Paula Venné, Medicare/Individual Benefits Consultant – Walsh Duffield Companies, Inc.
Overview: Ask your employees the first word that comes to mind when you say, “Medicare” and they will probably answer, “Confusing!” Many Americans work beyond their 65th birthdays, and there are eligibility rules and requirements around Medicare that vary due to factors like the size of your company and HSA participation. In this presentation, Paula Venné, Medicare/Individual Benefits Consultant for Walsh Duffield will take the mystery out of Medicare and provide the guidance you need to make sense of this challenging topic.

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Fiduciary Compliance and Key Provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act

Presented by: Michael J. Flanagan – Partner, Employee Benefits Practice Leader – Hodgson Russ LLP
Overview: In this session we will discuss the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) and the numerous requirements that impact employer-sponsored group health plans. Additionally, we will review actions employers can take to reduce their fiduciary risk as it relates to the CAA.

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Legislative Updates

Presented by: Frank Kerbein, Director, Center for Human Resources – The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
The last year has continued to bring about enormous change in all aspects, but particularly in employee leave laws.  We’ll look at all the new HR laws and regulations that apply to your company and talk compliance strategies.

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Understanding Key Leave Laws in NY (COVID and Beyond)

Presented by: Jane Kunkel – HR Associate and Laura Lomanto – Leave Administrator – HR Works, Inc.
Overview: This session is designed to help participants understand the current landscape of NY leave laws, including when absences related to COVID-19 may be applicable to NY Sick Leave, NY COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave, NY PFL and NY Paid Vaccination Leave.

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