Chapter #0395

  • POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - Best Practices for Addressing Performance & Discipline

    Event Start Date: 4/15/2020 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 4/15/2020 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $45.00

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  • Developing a Strategic Workplace Plan

    Event Start Date: 5/13/2020 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 5/13/2020 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $45.00

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  • The Legislative Update

    Event Start Date: 6/10/2020 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 6/10/2020 10:30 AM

    Cost per place: $45.00

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  • Bring Your Boss to SHRM Day

    Event Start Date: 7/15/2020 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 7/15/2020 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $45.00

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  • Using Social Media & Marketing Techniques for Effective HR Communications

    Event Start Date: 8/12/2020 12:00 AM

    Event End Date: 8/12/2020 11:59 PM

    Cost per place: $45.00

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  • Diversity & Inclusion Program

    Event Start Date: 9/16/2020 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 9/16/2020 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $45.00

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  • Best HR Practices to Become a Great Place to Work

    Event Start Date: 11/18/2020 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 11/18/2020 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $45.00

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  • Reducing Financial Stress During the Holidays

    Event Start Date: 12/16/2020 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 12/16/2020 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $45.00

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President's Message

Dear GVC SHRM Members and HR Members At-Large,


Dear GVC SHRM Community,

On April 9th from 2:00-3:00, we are hosting a conversation with attorney Paul Keneally from Underberg & Kessler on COVID-19 updates that will cover:

·        Selected tricky issues under NYS Coronavirus Paid Sick Leave

·        The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

·        CARES Act

 Please remember to mute your microphones when you join in. 

 The conference call is via Blue Jeans: computer or mobile phone: To join the meeting on a computer or mobile phone: https://bluejeans.com/5854755453?src=calendarLink

 Phone Dial-in

+1.312.216.0325 (US)

Meeting ID: 585 475 5453

We will continue to share resources and information as it becomes available.  Please contact us as we are here to support you.

Stay healthy and safe,


Sandy Whitmore, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

President, Genesee Valley Chapter SHRM



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Monday, April 06, 2020

With the COVID-19 crisis, the emotional challenges employees are confronting have spiked. Anyone could experience crippling levels of stress and anxiety now, so it's important for HR professionals and people managers to be alert to signs that may indicate employees are struggling to cope.

Employers’ Health Care Costs Expected to Rise Due to Coronavirus

Monday, April 06, 2020

Self-funded health plans could see their claims costs jump 7 percent this year as a result of the pandemic. Both self-funded and fully insured employer plans may see higher premiums in 2021, analysts predict.

Are Referral Bonuses Included in Overtime Calculations?

Monday, April 06, 2020

Referral bonuses generally aren't included in the regular rate of pay and so aren't included in overtime calculations, according to a recent Department of Labor opinion letter. But some portions of a referral bonus could be included if the employee has a contractual right to the payment.

SHRM Asks Supreme Court to Uphold ERISA’s Uniform Standard for Drug Plans

Monday, April 06, 2020

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) lets employers apply one uniform standard across state lines for prescription drug benefit plans, the Society for Human Resource Management said in a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief.

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