Webinars

Controlling Unemployment Costs- December 2016

Passage and implementation of the Unemployment Insurance Integrity Act has changed the way an employer manages unemployment insurance claims. Its impact has been significant. Gone are the days in most states where an employer can simply say, “We don’t want to fight this one.” This webinar offers an excellent opportunity for frontline supervisors, managers, and […]
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2016 AlphaStaff Year-End Overview

This webinar reviews important items that will help make a successful 2016 year-end for AlphaStaff clients, including: – The W-2 process and any changes that occurred during 2016 – How these W-2 related changes will impact your employees’ W-2s – Common year-end adjustments – How to ensure your employee information is correct – Important year-end […]
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Employee Assistance Program Overview- November 2016

Occasionally, all of us are troubled by personal, family or work problems. These concerns may be minor. However, if they weigh on our minds, they can affect relationships and daily work performance. Before that happens, it’s wise to seek help. Part of AlphaStaff’s 2016 webinar series, this presentation provides an overview of the Employee Assistance […]
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Leave Management

Our “Leave Management” webinar provides an overview of developments in ADA law since its inception 15 years ago. Topics include: What is a reasonable accommodation? Accommodation of extended leave following FMLA Accommodation of mental disabilities The EEOC’s approach to accommodation     Original webinar presented by Donald C Works III, Attorney at Law at Jackson […]
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Spies & Moles- Security in the Workplace

In this webinar, titled “Spies & Moles,” Jackson Lewis will review the development of privacy and security in the workplace. This includes an up-to-date overview of the law involving: -Employee privacy rights -Employee monitoring devices -Data breach -How employers can avoid suit by employees and third parties     *Original webinar presented by Lillian Moon, […]
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The AlphaStaff 401k Plan Advantage

“The AlphaStaff 401(k) Plan Advantage” discusses the benefits of implementing a retirement plan within your organization. Some highlights of the plan featured within this webinar include: Big Plan Services Cost Effective Solution Easy Administration Superior Investment Menu Plan Design Flexibility Benchmarked participant fees   *Original webinar presented by Pat McGowan, 401(k) Manager, on July 21, 2016. Part […]
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Employment Screening and the Law- Sterling Backcheck

Understand changes in state-specific legislation and how it effects your ability to conduct background screening. In this video, Sterling Backcheck will discuss recent and anticipated changes in state legislation as it relates to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Throughout this webinar, you will: Recognize the FCRA background screening compliance trends that are expected to continue […]
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California Harassment and Discrimination Training for Managers – CA AB 1825

Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Training for California Managers provides a comprehensive and interactive learning experience that satisfies California AB 1825 requirements but also offers practical, real-world strategies for today’s manager. The state requires that all managers in California complete two hours of harassment training every other year and that new managers complete the training within […]
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AlphaStaff’s Year-End Process

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Join us as we review many important items that will help make a successful Year-End.    We’ll review the W-2 process, explaining any changes that occurred during 2015 and how they’ll affect your employee’s W-2s, discuss some of the most common year-end adjustments, and review how to ensure your employee information is correct.  We’ll also go […]
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OSHA Recordkeeping & WC Claim Reporting

OSHA Recordkeeping & Worker’s Compensation Claims Reporting Join us as we review OSHA Recordkeeping Training & Worker’s Compensation Claim Reporting. Topics covered include: • Reporting Requirements • Review of the OSHA Log Forms • Recording Criteria • Work Relatedness and Additional Recordkeeping Data • AlphaStaff Risk Kit • State Posting Requirements • What To Do […]
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Dealing With Difficult Employees

Dealing with problem employees is a challenge many managers and supervisors face in the workplace. Jackson Lewis will review the importance of staying two steps ahead in order to recognize and address these issues. Some specific topics include: Bullies Leave abusers Drug & alcohol abusers Employees with “messy life” syndrome Employees who always feel they […]
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Worker Classification, Employee versus Independent Contractor

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Tim Ellenwood, Director of Employment Tax at McGladrey, LLP will discuss: Federal and state worker classification tests Common law test Economic realities test ABC test Consequences of misclassified workers Sharing of information and collaboration between IRS, DOL & state agencies Available avenues to remedy misclassified workers Presented by: Tim Ellenwood, Employment Tax Director at McGladrey LLP
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Harassment & Discrimination Prevention Training for Managers

Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Training for California Managers provides a comprehensive and interactive learning experience that satisfies California AB 1825 requirements but also offers practical, real-world strategies for today’s manager. The state requires that all managers in California complete two hours of harassment training every other year and that new managers complete the training within […]
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Health Care Reform Update 2015 – Q3

Health Care Reform Update 2015 – Q3 In 2014, the journey to implement Healthcare Reform laws and determine a business strategy kept employers up at night.  Employers were tasked with managing, communicating, reporting and implementing process for the Affordable Care Act.  In 2015, Healthcare Reform focuses on Employer Reporting and impact to the business healthcare […]
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I-9 Compliance

Verifying employment eligibility in the U.S. is a critical important topic for all employers. Not complying can easily be accompanied by fines and penalties. This presentation will include important information on I-9 compliance. Some specific information that will be discussed includes: Description of the current state of immigration compliance and enforcement in the workplace Detailed […]
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Recruitment and The Death of Job Boards

RCI can assist with helping you find, hire and retain qualified talent. Some topics to be discussed include: Sourcing Strategy, how to make sure you are hiring the best talent Internal Database Employee Federal and internal mobility Active job seeker strategy Passive job seeker strategy *Presented by Mike Moore, CEO of RCI Recruitment Solutions
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Why Have an Employee Handbook?

Thompson powered by Jackson Lewis will discuss the importance of having an employee handbook.  Some of the topics will include: Purpose of employee handbook Advantages and disadvantages Mistakes employers make Specific policy considerations State laws Recent NLRB case examples *Presented by: Richard Greenberg, Partner at Jackson Lewis
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Employment Screening and the Law

Employment Screening and the Law Sterling Backcheck will discuss recent and anticipated changes in state legislation as it relates to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). By attending this webinar, you will: Recognize the FCRA background screening compliance trends that are expected to continue to grow in 2015. Learn the specific considerations the FCRA give […]
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2014 AlphaStaff’s Year End Process

Join us as we review many important items that will help make a successful Year-End. We’ll review the W-2 process, explaining any changes that occurred during 2014 and how they’ll affect your employee’s W-2s, discuss some of the most common year-end adjustments, and review how to ensure your employee information is correct. We’ll also go […]
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HR Documentation Best Practices – Tips and Pointers

Document! Document! Document! The cornerstone of human resources best practices, right? Hmmm…can too much information be a bad thing? Join AlphaStaff’s very own Vice President of Employment Practices for a discussion on how HR and management can engage in documentation best practices that won’t create a liability for the organization, but instead, limit the company’s […]
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10 Do’s & Don’ts of Workplace Party Planning

Fourth quarter represents a time for fun, festivities, and lots of holiday parties! When planning workplace parties, organizers must remember that a successful event means more than providing a fun atmosphere. It means providing a safe one, too. As social hosts, you are responsible for implementing a party plan designed to promote the health and […]
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Handle With Care: Mental Health Disabilities Under the ADA and FMLA

Mental health is a significant business issue that requires the attention of organizations. Mental illness affects everyone sooner or later—one in five people will experience a mental illness directly. Those of us who do not have a mental health problem ourselves, will have a friend, colleague, or family member who is dealing with a mental […]
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The AlphaStaff 401(k) Advantage

Do you know what it will take for both your organization and employees to become financially fit in 2014? AlphaStaff has partnered with RJ20 Inc and Bergin, Roberts & Co LLC, to provide our clients and their employees with a voluntary option for online financial planning, insurance, and retirement advice, along with help in budgeting […]
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Health Care Reform: 2014 – The State of the Union

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was signed into law on March 23, 2010, and has continued to evolve since being signed into law. If you have questions, we’ve got answers. AlphaStaff’s partner in Health Care Reform, AON Hewitt will discuss mid-year progress on the Affordable Care Act and legislative changes that may […]
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Just say NO to Bullying in the Workplace

Do children who were bullies in the sandbox grow up to be adult bullies in the workplace? All too often in our workplaces we are finding out that the answer is yes, and if left unchecked workplace bullying can have negative effects on your organization and employees. Some of the hallowing effects include: an increase […]
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Strategic Uses of AlphaStaff’s Products and the Expected Impact

Are you maximizing on your relationship with AlphaStaff? AlphaStaff has an array of great products that are available to benefit your employees and simplify your business. Join us as we discuss how our products can strengthen your organization, increase your ROI and organizational effectiveness, while also motivating and engaging your workforce. Attendees can expect to […]
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Coaching Good and Not-So-Good Performers

Professional sports teams around the world understand the importance of coaching. Owners of those teams know that without a good coach, there is no hope of having a good team – the same is true in business. As a manager or business owner, coaching oftentimes gets left out due to the hustle and bustle of […]
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2013 In Review: The Good, The Bad, the Ugly

2013 was most certainly a year of important decisions for the business community. SCOTUS has showed us that they mean business when it comes to employment law, specifically in the arena of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. This webinar will afford you the opportunity to learn about the liability for supervisory harassment as […]
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Health Care Reform: 2014-The Road Ahead

Health Care Reform: 2014-The Road Ahead Presented on January 23, 2014  It’s one of the most debated topics ever in our nations’ history- HEALTH CARE REFORM. In 2014, according to AON Hewitt, employers face potential increase in costs in the range of 20 to 60% depending on the organizational make-up of their workforce and employees’ […]
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General Workplace Safety

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It is a common perception that accidents are unexpected or unplanned events, but in many instances, that’s not necessarily so. Some accidents result from unsafe conditions and work practices that have been ignored or tolerated for weeks, months, or even years. Please join our webinar presentation to discover and review the truth about “Accidents”. Learn […]
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Osha Record Keeping Highlights

Topics include: 1. A better understanding of OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements 2. Review of the actual OSHA 300 forms 3. Review of compliance, maintenance and posting requirements of the OSHA 300 log Presented by AlphaStaff Risk Control Consultant, Ben Abdallah.
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CA AB 1825 Discrimination & Harassment Managers

Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Training for California Managers provides a comprehensive and interactive learning experience that satisfies California AB 1825 requirements but also offers practical, real-world strategies for today’s manager. The state requires that all managers in California complete two hours of harassment training every other year and that new managers complete the training within […]
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Social Media in the Workplace – Social NOTworking

22% of employees visit social networking sites 5 or more times per week, yet only 54% of employers have a policy dealing with social media inside and outside the workplace.  During this presentation, participants will learn about potential legal issues involved in adopting a policy and how to avoid those issues.  Sample provisions will be […]
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Aon: A Healthcare Reform Update

With the recent delay in the employer coverage mandate until 2015, employers should continue to plan their compliance strategy and remain vigilant as regulations continue to change. Hosted by Aon’s health and benefits expert, Richard Kaufman, this webinar will update employers on the ongoing changes and provide reminders of what remains, deadlines and other helpful […]
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Preventing EPLI Claims

How can you keep your EPLI claims exposure down and achieve early resolution to employee disputes before they become claims? What factors do the insurance carriers consider when rating your EPLI program? How can you manage your claims to mitigate risk and improve your EPLI program? This webinar will answer these and other questions regarding […]
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Managing Worker’s Comp. Claims Reporting

Timely injury reporting is a must! This webinar will cover the steps to follow in the event of a work place injury including an overview of the forms in your AlphaStaff Risk Kit. A few of the topics that will be covered are: How to report the injury to AlphaStaff. How to complete the necessary […]
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Recent NLRB Rulings and Their Impact on Non-Union Employers

Surprisingly, the National Labor Relations Board has begun extending its tentacles into every facet of both union and non-union employer workplaces.  Did you know that your “at-will” policies may be at risk?  And, you can no longer require confidentiality when conducting internal investigations!  These shocking developments and what you can do to avoid issues with […]
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Welcome to the New I-9 Form

USCIS updated the I-9 Employment Verification Form on March 8, 2013 and all employers will be required to use the new form starting May 7, 2013.  AlphaStaff is here to help!   On this webinar we’ll review the I-9 basics and the most common mistakes made in the I-9 process; and how to properly make corrections […]
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Harassment and Discrimination Prevention

Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Training for California Managers provides a comprehensive and interactive learning experience that satisfies California AB 1825 requirements but also offers practical, real-world strategies for today’s manager. The state requires that all managers in California complete two hours of harassment training every other year and that new managers complete the training within […]
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Title VII: Stories of Shock and Awe

We all have our stories of shock and awe – they generally start with “you won’t believe what happened at work today!” – But what can we learn from some of the most egregious events that we experience each day as HR professionals? Learn both preventative and responsive measures from other’s horror stories and also […]
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