Thursday, May 7, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
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Your HR Questions in the Time of Coronavirus - 05/07/2020 - C1000 

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Need to know your options when dealing with payroll, employee health and safety, and your team working from home during the Coronavirus pandemic? Want to know how to maintain your workforce so that eventual re-opening will be smoother? 

These three legal and HR experts can help.

This one and half hour panel webinar, facilitated by SCORE NYC Mentor Jim Alles, features employment professionals who will address the issues that are top-of-mind for employers during the COVID-19 pandemic. They will delve into and answer your questions on the issues you will face when workers begin to return to work, and provide tools and insights on how to respond to your employees’ most pressing concerns.

After this webinar, you will have the information and resources to: 

  • Describe your options for the best approach to reducing your overhead (furlough, layoff, closure, pay reductions, schedule changes, shifts in benefits)
  • Explain Paid Sick Leave expansion under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and its relation to current Federal/State sick and family leave requirements
  • Summarize how to effectively manage and communicate with employees while they work remotely
  • Determine how to ensure the health and safety of employees without violating disability discrimination laws
  • Identify resources to ensure the mental health and wellness of your employees

Who should attend the webinar? 
Small business owners with employees, HR generalists and any small business staff with HR Administrative Responsibilities.

Facilitator:  Jim Alles

Chief executive with e-commerce background and experience; expertise in computer systems and software programs, and  web design, specifically for increasing revenues. 

A SCORE NYC Mentor, Jim has many SCORE clients involving websites and e-commerce.


Lisa Lindsey, SHRM-CP

Lisa is a human resources executive, executive coach and consultant with 15 years of experience in every discipline of corporate human resources, legal operations, and start-ups. Her background includes executive roles in the cyber security and building services industries.

She is founder of Peale Piper, an executive consulting and coaching firm that provides services to a wide variety of companies, including start-ups and smaller businesses.

She has an MS in Human Resources Management/Organization Development from New York University.  Lisa is a SCORENYC certified Mentor.

Colleen M. Meenan, Esquire

Colleen is founding partner of Meenan and Associates, a general practice law firm that practices primarily in the area of employment and business law for over 27 years.

Her focus includes assisting small business owners, not for profits and start-ups in navigating legal issues that can in arise in business formation, sales, acquisitions and operations. She advocates for workplace fairness in her practice.

Colleen holds her JD from CUNY/Queens College.

Jonathan Bernstein, Esquire

Jonathan is Senior Counsel at Meenan and Associates, and practices primarily in small businesses workplace practices, labor law and compliance issues. He advises start-ups, entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners on internal practices, business structures and operating agreements.

He is well versed in arbitration between workers and employers due to his knowledge of arbitration and employment law.

Jonathan holds his JD from CUNY/Queens College.

Reduced Webinar Fee:  $10.00
Fee reduced due to the decrease in business activity.