Events and Webinars


MD: COVID-19: Resources from Maryland Health Connection


Presented by Representatives from the Maryland Health Connection
Hosted by Maryland Chamber of Commerce
Webinar
Free

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce remains dedicated to supporting our state’s business community—and maintaining continuity of operations—as we grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 crisis. Representatives from the Maryland Health Exchange will discuss the emergency open enrollment extension and how to access health programs, resources, and information being offered during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Presented by: Representatives from the Maryland Health Connection If you have any questions, please contact Marie Rau, director of marketing and events, at mrau@mdchamber.org or 410-269-0642, ext. 1106.

AZ: COVID—19 Update from Capitol Hill


Presented by United States Senator Kyrsten Sinema
Hosted by Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Webinar
Free

The Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry is working closely with the Governor’s Office, State government agencies, and members of Arizona’s Congressional delegation to inform and equip businesses with the most important and up-to-date information to prevent the spread of the virus and prepare businesses for the near and long-term impact. Join our Chamber for an ongoing conversation with U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema and Arizona employers, small business owners and community leaders. Do not miss this weekly webinar update on Congress’ CARES Act and federal COVID—19 relief efforts.

Practical Strategies for Managing a Remote Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Presented by Ashley Prickett Cuttino (Greenville) Robert R. Roginson (Los Angeles) Danielle Vanderzanden (Boston/Portland, ME) Michelle P. Wimes (Kansas City)
Hosted by Ogletree Deakins
Webinar
Free

With employees complying with state and local “stay-at-home” orders and working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are facing new challenges related to remote work. In this webinar, the speakers will focus on best practices for maximizing employees' remote work experience and productivity; avoiding cybersecurity and data privacy issues; ensuring wage and hour compliance; and maintaining company culture, employee engagement, and inclusiveness.

IA: Iowa Employment Conference's Spring Conference


Presented by Patrick Smith at Fredrikson
Hosted by Fredrikson
Seminar
$360.00 Per Person (through 4/3 at 11:59 PM US/Central)

Fredrikson & Byron’s Employment & Labor Group is proud to sponsor and present at the Iowa Employment Conference’s Spring Conference. Join Patrick Smith as he presents on “Strategies for More Effective Discipline Documentation” on Thursday, April 9 at 10:30 a.m. We will also be exhibiting at the conference – we hope to see you there!

TN: FAQs: Unemployment Expansion Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act


Presented by Ashley Prickett Cuttino (Greenville) John T. Merrell (Greenville) R. Lance Witcher (St. Louis)
Hosted by Ogletree Deakins
Webinar
Free

The CARES Act has provided funding for an exponential expansion of unemployment benefits for employees affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar will address what employers need to know about the expanded benefits and answer the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the unemployment expansion provisions of the CARES Act. The webinar also will cover how companies can analyze the impact of the additional unemployment benefits on their workforce in order to make the best decisions related to terminations and layoffs.

MD: COVID-19: Resources from Maryland Small Business Development Center


Presented by Representatives from the Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Hosted by Maryland Chamber of Commerce
Webinar
Free

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce remains dedicated to supporting our state’s business community—and maintaining continuity of operations—as we grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 crisis. Representatives from the Maryland Small Business Development Center will discuss the resources and programs it is offering to support employers and employees. Presented by: Representatives from the Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) If you have any questions, please contact Marie Rau, director of marketing and events, at mrau@mdchamber.org or 410-269-0642, ext. 1106.

MO: Diversity & Inclusion Summit


Presented by Sharon Harvey Davis, Emily Pitts, Dr. Nika White, Gloria Carter Hicks, Maureen Rouse-Ayoub, Julie Littrell, Amy Skyles, Ron Leonard, Shalena Doss, & Yemi Akande
Hosted by Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Seminar
Members: $199 Non-members: $249

Improving diversity and inclusion should be a priority of every organization. During our Diversity & Inclusion Summit on April 23 in Chesterfield, Mo., we will explore best practices and inspire frank discussion around this critical issue.  Register for: An interactive workshop on how to establish a D&I policy or fine-tune an existing program A D&I officers' roundtable discussion Ways to solve diverse talent recruitment and retention challenges When a workplace investigation arises, how to respond promptly to meet legal obligations and minimize negative impact on employees' morale and productivity Expertise on building a diverse workforce in...

Recruitment 101


Hosted by The Business Council of New York State
Webinar
The Business Council Members: Free Non-Members: $99

Just the basics.  Is your employment application up-to-date?  What can I say in an employment advertisement?  What can I ask or not ask in an employment interview.  We’ll cover the legal issues and best practices involved in hiring a new employee. Register here

MO - Recorded: Coronavirus business relief: Understanding your options


Hosted by Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Webinar
Free

The federal CARES Act is a complex, $2 trillion-dollar piece of legislation aimed at providing the U.S. economy and citizens with coronavirus aid. In this new free 16-minute webinar, Missouri Chamber legislative experts Matt Panik and Kara Corches outline what the bill means for Missouri employers and families.  They'll cover:  Available aid for businesses Business tax provisions Unemployment insurance measures Paid leave amounts and limits Individual stimulus checks  Watch here

Annual Harassment Training


Webinar
The Business Council: Free Non-Members: $99

Suitable for all employees of your organization, this program will provide NYS compliant anti-harassment training.  You and/or your staff can get the required training in a 1-hour presentation. Register here

MO: Drug Free Workplace


Presented by Allison Sharer, Jim Marshall, and Timm Schowalter
Hosted by Missouri Chamber of Commerce
Seminar
Members: $150 Non-members: $175

Never before have employers been forced to deal with the magnitude of issues impacting their ability to operate drug-free: the opioid epidemic, changing marijuana laws sweeping the nation, the recent rise in employee use of cocaine and methamphetamine, and the record-setting increase in positive workplace drug tests. Coupled with the current hiring crunch, finding healthy, drug-free workers has become difficult for many of our businesses. This conference is designed to give employers the information and tools they need to update policies and procedures and keep their workplaces safe and drug-free. Location: Hilton Promenade at Branson Landing 3 Branson Landing...

NY: End of Session Update


Webinar
The Business Council Members: Free Non-Members: $99

We’ll review the end of the 2020 Legislative session and discuss the status of Human Resources and Labor bills passed by the NYS Legislature and how they will impact your business.

TX: Employment Relations Symposium


Hosted by Texas Association of Business, SHRM - Texas State Council and the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
Seminar
TAB Member Rate $399.00 SHRM Member Rate $419.00 Non-Member $549.00 ​​ Early Bird Deadline: April 15, 2020

Texas Association of Business, SHRM - Texas State Council and the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce bring you a premier learning experience for HR, Accounting & Legal professionals in the state of Texas.  Earn credits for continuing education including: SHRM, HRCI, NASBA, CLE and CPA​​ Refund Policy – Refund cutoff date July 10, 2020.* *Registered attendees are invited to contact TAB past the refund cut-off date if significant situations occur which results in them no longer being able to attend, at which point TAB will discuss alternatives.  For more information contact CaLae Browne at cbrowne@txbiz.org.

Recorded Webinars

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - Is Your Business Ready for the Employment Changes?

Coronavirus in the Workplace and Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Employee Performance Documentation

DOL Salary Regulation Changes and more

Holiday HR

Military Leave

Workplace Investigations

Handling Real World Problems

Zoinks! Generation Z joins the workplace

I-9 Compliance

Workplace investigations - what to do before and after a complaint

Transgender issues in the workplace

Romance in the Workplace

Unconscious bias - whether you realize it or not

Holiday Ready Human Resources Happens, Right?

Not Suitable for Work?

Effective documentation and employment audits

"Ban the Box" turns 20: What employers need to know about the current framework

Managing health-based leaves of absences

Performance Management Strategies: Finding Common G.R.O.U.N.D.

Recruit better – reach Hire

MeToo includes employers

Thinking about cybersecurity for human resources professionals

Changes after Trump's first year – what's new for employers?

The office . . . and marijuana

Top State and Federal Employment Issues to Look for in 2017

I-9 Changes & Immigration Update

Murky Waters: Successfully Navigating an EEOC Investigation and Litigation

Employment Issues for Federal Contractors

Steps for Effective Hiring and Recruitment

The EEOC’s Proposed Guidance of Retaliation: What You Need to Know

Employer Handbooks – How Do You Decide What to Put in Them?

New Overtime Regulations and Other FLSA Issues

OSHA 2016 Update: Increased Penalties, More Reporting and Other Trends

I-9, E-Verify And Immigration Compliance: 2016 Update

Who is a Federal Subcontractor According to the OFCCP?

Where Are My Employees? Managing FMLA and ADA Absences!

How to Manage Workplace Romance - Best Practices

To Be or Not to Be: An Employee or An Independent Contractor

Are You Ready for the Reporting Obligations Under the Affordable Care Act?

The Transitioning Legal Landscape of Transgender Workplace Rights: What Employers Need to Know

Zero Injuries and Best Practices in Workplace Safety

hrsimple.com Webinar Series: How to Conduct Workplace Investigations

hrsimple.com Webinar Series: The New Exemption Regulations…Coming Soon To Your Workplace!

hrsimple.com Webinar Series- Independent Contractors: DOL Narrows Definition

hrsimple.com Webinar Series: Privacy and Social Media in the Workplace

hrsimple.com Webinar Series: Conducting Legally Compliant Background Checks