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Webinar & Podcast: Unemployment Claims 101

Managing unemployment claims and the associated costs is a concern for many employers. Understanding how the unemployment program and claims process operates can make the difference in obtaining a positive outcome. Each state administers its own unemployment program. Therefore, benefit amounts, the number of weeks that benefits are paid, and eligibility/qualification requirements vary by state. Generally, benefits are provided to eligible workers who are unemployed through no fault of their...


Untapped Markets and the Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program – HR Webinar and Podcast

There are significant tax incentives for employers to attract, hire, and retain individuals in specific untapped markets. To support these initiatives, the government sponsors the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (“WOTC”) – an employment tax credit to incentivize hiring individuals with certain barriers to employment. Check out our latest episode of Raising the HR Bar highlighting the benefits of hiring veterans, disabled veterans, and individuals with criminal records. Employers who hire...


Romance in the Workplace – HR Webinar & Podcast

Click Here To Watch The Webinar! Love is in the air, but what happens when it's in the office? Join us as we discuss the rules of engagement for how to address dating, marriages, and breakups in the workplace. Topics include: Overview of the Issues Involved in Interoffice Dating What is sexual harassment? Courtship at Work Best Practices for Dating and Keeping it HR Appropriate Hiring Married Couples What to do When Employees Break Up


Webinar: Conquering Challenges in the Labor Market: Hiring and Retention Strategies for 2019

View webinar by clicking here. The national unemployment rate is at a historic low. Employers across the country are experiencing the same challenge - finding and retaining the best employees. Join us as we share best practices for hiring the right talent and retention strategies that won't break the bank.


MBA HR Webinar: What Employers Should Know In 2019

Click here to view this webinar 2019 is right around the corner! As we look ahead to the next year, we are excited to share a few updates and predictions as to what employers can expect in 2019. Join us for this live webinar as we discuss what is on the horizon. Topics Include: 1. Status of the white collar overtime rule and proposed regulations scheduled for early 2019 2. Justice Brett Kavanaugh and past opinions dealing with employment related issues 3. The future of the ACA’s Employer...


HR Webinar: I-9 Audits and Workplace Raids: Preparation for ICE Visits

Click here to view the webinar recording The current Administration has increased enforcement of its immigration policy. In response, Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) has expressed its intent to dramatically increase worksite enforcement actions. Employers must balance protecting employees’ rights and cooperating with ICE. Learn how to prepare for an inspection. Topics Include: Employer Responsibilities When Hiring I-9 and E-Verify Tips What does Immigration and Customs...


HR Webinar: Mental Health in the workplace

Challenging Stigmas About Mental Health In The workplace Join us for a discussion on mental health in the workplace. This webinar will address how to identify employees with mental health issues, ways to provide support, and strategies to having an open dialogue in a healthy work environment. Topics Include: Differentiating between mental health and mental disorders Addressing employee needs Accommodating mental disorders Creating healthy workplaces Click here to view the webinar


HR Webinar: Addressing Unconscious Bias

View the Webinar by Clicking Here Race. Gender. Weight. Hair Color. Height. Everyone has unconscious beliefs about various social and identity groups. These beliefs are commonly referred to as biases which stem from the natural tendency to organize social groups by categorizing. Unconscious bias is the result of messages introduced into our subconscious from an early age. Many of these biases, which are deeply held in our unconscious, can influence how we act toward one another in our...


HR Webinar: Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace

View the Webinar by Clicking Here Description In our previous OSHA webinar we discussed the history of OHSA, important laws and injury reporting processes. In this webinar we will focus on the practical application of OSHA from workplace security to fire drills. We will also cover workplace wellness, the benefits of healthy employees, and programs you can implement to promote a healthy workplace. Topics to Include: 1. Safety in the Workplace 2. Wellness in the Workplace 3. What to do when...


No Bullies Allowed – Improving your Workplace Culture

Society is becoming more aware of bullying and it has become a major topic of discussion across the media. Bullying is not limited to schoolyards. It's a problem that many employees experience in workplaces across the nation, and it is more common than most people realize. It is important to be able to identify the different types of workplace bullying and to understand the serious impact on your employees and business. Please join us for this live, interactive webinar as we navigate through...


MBA HR Webinar: Lawsuits. Settlements. EPLI?

View the webinar here In the last 20 years, employee lawsuits have risen roughly 400% with wrongful termination suits increasing more than 260%. You only need one employee or applicant to trigger many employment laws. Employment Practice Liability Insurance covers wrongful acts arising from the employment process. Join us for this live, interactive webinar as we cover the importance of EPLI and a few frequently asked questions. Topics to include: 1. What is EPLI 2. What types of issues are...


HR Webinar: OSHA: Better Safe Than Sorry

View the Webinar Here Our Risk Management team including OSHA certified Loss Control Managers have prepared an interactive outline of topics to help you become more familiar with OSHA. In this episode we will discuss the changes we have seen under the Trump Administration and a few common mistakes to avoid in the workplace. Be prepared to ask questions and to leave with a plan you can immediately implement to decrease the number of work related injuries. Safety is no joke, but it can be fun....