The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) requires certain employers to provide former employees and dependents who lose group health benefits with an opportunity to continue group health insurance coverage for a limited period of time. COBRA is a complex set of laws and regulations with many traps for the unwary, and mistakes can be costly. Employers are attempting to continue health coverage of employees during this unprecedented worldwide event, even where employees are furloughed or laid-off. However, it’s important to know what is permissible in terms of health coverage in these circumstances.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EST
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Businesses are facing unprecedented economic uncertainty and restrictions on their ability to operate that only weeks ago would have seemed unimaginable. Unfortunately, businesses are having to consider how to make adjustments to their workforce to help keep their business sustainable for the long term. This webinar will review the differences between furloughs and layoffs and what factors you should consider when deciding what’s best for your company. You will also learn how benefits, PTO, FMLA, and workers comp must be managed for different furlough and layoff scenarios.

Sonya Bielecki; SR HR Consultant with Express Employment Professionals Image

Sonya Bielecki is a Senior HR Consultant with Express Employment Professionals. She has worked as a leader in the Human Resource industry for over 20 years. Having worked in all areas of Human Resources during her career, Sonya’s experience and skills allow her to focus on the vision of each organization while providing services to enhance, improve and support a strong HR functionality necessary in every company. Her experience includes working in various HR roles at Global Corporations with multi-state workforces, including as the Director of Human Resources at Weiss Technik North America, the Human Resources Training and Development with Pridgeon and Clay, and significant time in HR consulting and third party recruiting.

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Join Chip LaFleur on how to motivate yourself and your team in a virtual environment. We will discuss strategies around best practices for remote work, how to best support your staff, manage office logistics, and care for your staff and their families in this uncertain time.

Join this Friday, April 3, 2020 12:00 PM EST
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