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The Post-Election Healthcare Landscape


What’s next for healthcare policy in 2021 and beyond? Join us as we discuss the impact of COVID-19, the future of the ACA and what to watch under a Biden Administration.

Presented by: Roberta Rifkin, SVP Government Affairs and Strategic Partnerships at Independent Health.


Bounce Back with a Stronger Retirement Plan

We often talk about resiliency as a key component of your emotional wellbeing. During this webcast, we’ll apply that concept of resiliency to your organization’s retirement plan. Let’s think about how we can bounce back with a stronger retirement plan post-COVID.

Presented by: Lisa M. Petronio, CPFA, RICP®
Vice President, Retirement Plan Solutions – Walsh Duffield Companies, Inc.


Homeowner’s Insurance 101

For most people, their home is their largest asset. So it is important to make sure it is properly covered. In this video, we dive into some coverage basics that can help keep your home, your belongings, and your family safe & well.


Key Things to Know About Purchasing Auto Insurance

There are many factors to consider when purchasing auto insurance. It can quickly become overwhelming to understand the different coverage options and limits that are available. Here, we dive into some of the key coverage elements recommended when purchasing auto insurance.


Finding Balance Through Stress Management

If you’re living with uncontrolled stress, you’re putting your health at risk. Stress can disrupt both your physical and mental health. It narrows your ability to think clearly, function effectively, and enjoy life. It may seem like there’s little you can do about stress, but in this video we’ll talk about the basics of stress management to find balance in your life.


The Loss of Normalcy: Dealing with the Many Faces of Grief and Isolation in this New (but temporary) World

According to grief expert, David Kessler, “We are dealing with the collective loss of the world we knew.” This presentation will explore the truth about grief and loss and how to better manage your emotions, self-care, happiness, resilience and overall wellbeing during these uncertain times.

Presented by: Ken Houseknecht, former executive director of Mental Health Advocates of WNY (MHA).


Make Your Workplace Breastfeeding Friendly

There are small changes that can be made to help make your office a family friendly environment. By creating a private space to support nursing mothers will help to create a more positive balance for working parents and your worksite would be eligible to apply for the Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Designation.

Presented by: Courtney Moskal, Corporate Wellbeing Consultant – Walsh Duffield


NYS Enacts State-Wide Paid Sick Leave

On April 3, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the 2021 New York State budget which includes a new statewide paid sick leave requirement. The new leave provisions will require New York employers of all sizes to provide a certain amount of paid or unpaid sick leave to be used for certain medical and employee safety-related reasons.

The paid sick leave requirements will take effect – and covered employees will be entitled to begin accruing leave time – on September 30, 2020, however, employees may be restricted from utilizing accrued sick leave until January 1, 2021. Please join us as we discusses the new law and the affect it will have on your company.

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


How to Help Employees Manage Mental Wellbeing Through Crisis

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


Buyer’s Guide to Human Capital Technology (HCM)

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