Free Webinar for Employers Tackles Human Resources Issues Related to COVID-19

Poms & Associates

Poms & Associates, an independent, full-service insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced the availability of a free educational webinar that addresses many of the most frequently asked questions relating to Human Resources (HR) and COVID-19 in a roundtable discussion. Part of Poms & Associates’ ongoing series of webinars about insurance and risk management topics related to COVID-19, the 60-minute webinar is presented by Eddy Canavan, Julie Garcia and Steven G. Meilleur, members of the Poms & Associates Risk Control Services team.

In the webinar, titled “HR Issues in a COVID-19 World: A Roundtable Discussion,” Canavan, Garcia and Meilleur highlight HR issues related to telework and workers compensation and paid sick leave guidelines as defined under the new Families First Federal Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSL). They also offer recommendations for creating new company employment policies that reflect “the new normal” of an ongoing public health crisis.

“With the pandemic causing unprecedented hurdles for organizations, ensuring your organization is remaining compliant with state, local and federal laws and regulations is more difficult than ever,” said Dave Poms, founder and president of Poms & Associates. “In this webinar, our HR and civil rights experts tackle many of the most frequently asked questions we’ve been fielding from employers to offer clarification and guidance on key HR issues related to COVID-19.”

The webinar was presented on July 10, 2020. It is now archived at the Poms & Associates website as a video file with supporting documents that can be downloaded.

Poms & Associates is a leading independent, full-service insurance brokerage and risk management firm with a proven track record of providing innovative and customized solutions to businesses in high-risk industries. Founded in 1991, the company was built on the premise that knowledge is the best insurance – that is, the best way to help businesses and organizations is to serve not only as an insurance broker but also as an educator about best practices in how to reduce risk and prevent loss before an incident occurs. Poms & Associates today offers a wide range of products and services, including property and casualty insurance for commercial organizations and public entities, risk control, human resources and employee benefits and private services for high net-worth individuals. Among the top 50 independent brokerage firms in the U.S., Poms & Associates is headquartered in Woodland Hills, Calf.

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