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In response to a rapidly changing economic and health environment business and HR leaders have been forced to take unprecedented actions to protect employees and the organization. The game has changed, and bold action requires taking a holistic look at what drives the business, with a focus on efficiency and managing human capital risk. During this webinar, our team of HR and compliance leaders will discuss some of the HR game-changers, playing offense instead of defense, and most importantly how…

Presented By:

Lesa Caputo Principal and Benefits Advisor
Keith Falk Regional Managing Director, HR Consulting
Jamie Webb-Akasaka VP, Legal Counsel

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020
8:00am - 9:00am PDT

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In a world where people rely on mobile devices for just about everything, it is changing the game for the way employee benefits are communicated to employees. Open enrollment is perhaps the most visible time of year for benefits and HR professionals and a true opportunity to position yourself in a strategic manner. Enter into this year’s open enrollment with a strategic approach to communications, tailored for your workforce.

Presented By:

Carrie Bartlett Senior Client Executive
Heather Rabinowitz Member Engagement & Communications, National Practice Leader

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Thursday, July 9, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

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National Webinar

Following the initial onset of the coronavirus pandemic, organizations across the region responded by pivoting rapidly to accommodate the safety of their workforce and the community while navigating the challenges related to business continuity – in a matter of weeks.  Throughout this evolving situation, cash-flow has become an important component for businesses right now, and not knowing when this is going to change is a major challenge for business. Many employers are asking the question: where can I cut costs but…

Presented By:

Emily Bailey Managing Principal
Jeff Post Chief Clinical Officer
Jeff Cross Director of Client Services

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT

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New England Webinar

With rising health care costs, may employers are looking to alternative funding mechanism to lower costs. While these arrangements have their advantages, they also can be fraught with complicated compliance obligations on the state and federal level.

Presented By:

Samantha Malovrh Managing Director, Compliance Consulting
Ron Bargatze Principal

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Thursday, July 16, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

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National Webinar

When looking at workforce statistics gathered before the pandemic, it’s clear that most employees already needed financial advice and guidance. And now, it’s even more critical than ever before.  With so many employees not saving enough for retirement, increasing debt, and a general shift in demographics, the financial industry has been focusing more on improving the overall financial health of the workforce. This is critical to improving retirement outcomes - if employees don’t have enough money to meet their monthly expenses and pay off…

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT

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New England Webinar

Technological advances over the last few decades have given way to a significant rise in how employees can utilize their benefits. Employees have access to more employer-provided benefits and services than ever before, but if they are not properly utilized, it can directly influence a company’s bottom line. With healthcare costs continuing to rise, how can employers better engage their employees in the benefits plans they worked so hard to cultivate? In this webinar, you’ll discover: How your employees use…

Presented By:

Camry Blaising Managing Principal

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Thursday, August 13, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

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National Webinar

As human resource and employee benefits professionals, you often wear many hats. With the passage of new rules and regulations, on top of an already complex employee benefits landscape, juggling various compliance concerns has become increasingly challenging. The key to minimizing your employee benefits compliance risk is ensuring that you are aware of and able to address common compliance risk and issues that arise in the day-to-day administration of your plan. This seminar will include an overview of many pressing compliance issues, such as those arising under Consumer Driven Health Plans, ERISA, Section 125, COBRA, HIPAA, and PPACA.

Presented By:

Samantha Malovrh Managing Director, Compliance Consulting

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Thursday, August 20, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

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National Webinar

By design, HR is all about people. But does it mean that we should keep it away from technology? Quite the contrary. Technology is developing at a rapid speed and many employers are finding it difficult to keep up and find a solution that will have an immediate impact while ensuring ROI. Discover what new technologies exist, how they help us do our jobs better and how they can enable efficiency.

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Thursday, September 10, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

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National Webinar

Employee benefits compliance is ever-changing with the introduction of new legislation and regulations. Join us for our quarterly update on recent legislative and regulatory proposals and changes.

Presented By:

Annette Bechtold Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs & Compliance

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Thursday, September 17, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

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National Webinar

Progressive businesses understand that it’s the people who drive business results. Yet, in today’s employee-centric market, employees and candidates have more choices than ever before in terms of where they take their talents. Having a strong, differentiated total rewards package can have deep benefits, including increasing the quality of your candidate pool, improving retention, boosting your employer brand reputation, and your bottom line.

Presented By:

Stacy Strauser Director of Compensation Consulting

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Thursday, October 8, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

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National Webinar

*This activity has been approved for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ re-certification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). This program is valid for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

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Thursday, October 15, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

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National Webinar

What does the presidential election, employee benefits, and COVID-19 have in common? With so many variables surrounding what our country’s healthcare benefits will look like based on the results of the presidential election, mixed with employee healthcare cost adjustments due to the pandemic and ever-changing employee benefits compliance regulations, employers are struggling to proactively plan for 2021. Join us as we discuss the “what-if’s” surrounding the upcoming election, potential impacts of post-election results and COVID-19 on the coming year’s employee…

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT

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New England Webinar

As 2020 comes to a close, we are reflecting on the top trends that impacted employee benefits solutions this year and looking ahead at the benefit trends expected to disrupt the marketplace in 2021.In this webinar, you’ll discover what the top trends were for 2020 and what is expected to stick looking towards 2021.

Presented By:

Jeff Cross Director of Client Services

When:

Thursday, November 12, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

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National Webinar

It is that time of year again…time to start thinking about how to tackle your ACA reporting that must be completed Q1 of next year. Are you struggling to determine your applicable large employer status or unfamiliar with the requirements or an existing applicable large employer still in a daze from the last round of reporting? This webinar will provide a basic understanding of the ACA reporting requirements and options available to meet your obligation.

Presented By:

Erica Cordova Zinkie VP, Legal and Compliance

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Thursday, November 19, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

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National Webinar

Effortless experience is one of the biggest buzz phrases in business today and HR is no exception. With labor pools dwindling, skilled workers job-hopping, and important roles being hard to fill, small and mid-size businesses can no longer afford to haphazardly react to talent difficulties and must implement an employee experience strategy.

Presented By:

Nancy Saperstone

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Thursday, December 10, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

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National Webinar

Employee benefits compliance is ever-changing with the introduction of new legislation and regulations. Join us for our quarterly update on recent legislative and regulatory proposals and changes.

Presented By:

Annette Bechtold Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs & Compliance

When:

Thursday, December 17, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

Where:

National Webinar