Employment Laws and Benefits-April 13 Webinar Update

Posted on April 10, 2020 By

What are the employment and benefit issues that have evolved over the past month as the ever-changing COVID-19 landscape brings new challenges and questions for employers?

On Monday, April 13 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources (JSAHR) is hosting a free webinar for members only that will focus on new federal and state regulations.
The presentation, with a question and answer session, will include:

The CARES Act – Understanding key provisions of this legislation and the aspects of the bill that have been clarified since its enactment; The Paycheck Protection Program – Understanding eligibility, loan calculation, use of loan funds, and the loan forgiveness process; New Jersey’s Executive Order 119 Impact on Earned Sick Leave, Temporary Disability, and Family Leave; discussion of updated guidance on the Family First Coronavirus Response Act and other COVID-19 related issues; Laid off/furloughed employees: What are the contractual allowances for each coverage for the requirement of employees being “Actively at Work” in order to be eligible; When to move employees to COBRA/Continuation in the light of their employment status; Medical contribution best practices during furlough periods; How insurance carriers are addressing the costs of COVID testing and treatments; and the Impact of waiting periods on employees re-enrolling in insurance plans after returning to work.

Members should register by 9:00 a.m., Monday, April 13 by emailing Christine Higgins at amin@JSAHR.org. Log in details will be sent to registrants. For those who wish to make monetary contributions to Fullfill – Monmouth & Ocean, Hunger Won’t Win Here, JSAHR will match total contributions up to $1,000. Call 732-701-7155.

Webinar speakers are Jackson Lewis associates Luke P. and Noorin Hamid; David G. Islinger, a principal in the office of Jackson Lewis, Berkeley Heights; Attorney Jennifer Meyer- whose focus is labor and employment law; and Tom Crowell, Sr. Benefits Consultant, Hafetz and Associates.

This program is pending 1.5 HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) and SHRM recertification credits. JSAHR is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits.