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May 2020

How the Coronavirus Affects Employee Finances

May 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC-4

Presenter: Preston Theilig

Employees at all levels are dealing with increased financial stress. Nearly 60% of Americans say the Coronavirus has had a negative impact on their finances, according to a survey by the National Financial Educators Council. Over 40% of them are more concerned about their personal finances than they are about contracting COVID-19.  

There are a number of ways employers can support employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Financial Wellness being one of them.

Employees want to know how the Coronavirus is going to impact their retirement savings, their monthly budget, their credit card debt, their paycheck and they want to know what they should do about it. Best Money Moves, a mobile-first financial wellness platform, just added new resources to answer employees' questions about how the Coronavirus will affect their finances.

Best Money Moves is an award-winning mobile-first, easy-to-use platform that helps employees create a budget, pay down debt, save and make better financial decisions every day. With accredited Money Coaches, unbiased articles and videos, free credit scores and smart budget guidance, BMM can make a real difference.

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Navigating the Self-Insuring Maze

May 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC-4
Presenter:  Pat Campola

The employer’s decision to self- insure their employee benefit plan requires a number of considerations, some obvious and some not so. This webinar will identify the decisions that need to be addressed and options available.

Takeaways include:
1. Financial analysis tools;
2. Claim Payer Options;
3. Plan Design Considerations;
4. Stop Loss Structure.

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COVID-19 Next Steps in Workforce Dynamics

May 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC-4
Bobbi Kloss, Director of HCM Services
Shannon Uecker, PHR
Diana Gaking, PHR, SHRM-CP
Karin Tierney, PHR
Stacy Barrow, Esq., Compliance & Legal Director

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has interrupted business operations across the country. While it is unclear how long COVID-19 will continue to affect our organizations, employers are in various stages of business operations, from temporary shutdowns, to employees working at physical office sites or contemplating the return of remote employees to a physical office site, or remaining working at remote locations. 

Join us for our HCM Trends webinar on continuing COVID-19 coverage with Industry experts from Human Resources and Compliance will be discussing the Next Steps in Epidemic/Pandemic Workforce Dynamics.  

Included in the webinar will be providing Phase I of our Employer Resource Guide.  Phase 1: Navigating Risk to Health and Safety. With strategic HCM tools and resources including: 

-  Updated Infectious & Communicable Disease Guidelines
-  Family First Coronavirus Leave of Absences policies and forms
-  Returning to the Worksite Considerations including Timelines and Survey

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Building a Global Mental Health Strategy for Multinationals

May 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC-4
Presenter:  Petra Velzeboer

With mental health issues on the rise, companies globally are putting their attention on creating strategic change that can affect their bottom line, help them retain talent and reduce absence. In this Webinar, BAS’ mental health consultant Petra Velzeboer, maps out a framework for strategically implementing change by creating a mentally healthy work culture. 

This includes 

  • Understanding the mental health landscape
  • The impact of poor mental health on your business
  • The steps you can take to create change 
  • Advice on a mental health strategy framework 

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Worker Safety and COVID-19

May 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC-4
Presenters:  Jade Simmons and Bobbi Kloss

Join Risk Management expert Jade Simmers for a webinar on worker safety and COVID-19.  

During this session, Jade will focus on OSHA’s two most recent guidance documents, OSHA 3989 (Preventing Worker Exposure to COVID-19) and OSHA 3990 (Guidance for Preparing the Workplace for COVID-19), covering how to prepare the workplace and avoid employee exposure to COVID-19.

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