The Missouri Chamber offers on-demand video webinars to help keep the business community informed about changes in policy and regulation. When you register for an on-demand webinar, you can watch the video immediately and as many times as you want. If you have questions, please contact Jacob Luecke.
Vaccine Rollout Update
Get an inside look at the state’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout. The Missouri leaders who are planning the state’s multi-phased vaccine rollout will join the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry for this critically important discussion. Hear how the vaccine will be distributed and what factors determine when it will be available at your organization. Learn what steps employers should be taking right now to prepare.
Employer’s guide to the new COVID-19 relief bill
A $900 billion federal relief package finalized in December includes additional weekly unemployment benefits and another round of stimulus checks for individuals. It also contains much-needed resources for employers. In this free webinar, governmental experts Kara Corches and Matt Panik walk you through the new and improved Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), as well as the other features of the relief legislation.
Unemployment Updates: Changes Coming in July
As Missouri moves forward with reopening, in July the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations is preparing to shift back to charging employer accounts for unemployment claims, requiring individuals to search for work while receiving unemployment benefits and waiting a week to be eligible for unemployment. The state is also highlighting how shared work can be a useful tool as businesses bring workers back. Learn more from Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Director Anna Hui and Strategic Communications Director Dee Rose.
Best Practices for Virtual Internships
The Missouri Chamber and Missouri Intern Connect are urging Missouri employers to keep internships as part of their operating plan during the COVID-19 crisis. While many businesses are no longer offering in-person internships, virtual internships can provide a great benefit while helping students get the experience they need to launch their careers. Join Julie Littrell (Brewer Science), Anita Newton (CommunityAmerica Credit Union) and Missouri S&T student intern Robert Griesenauer to learn how best to host an internship online.
COVID-19 Legislation: What Employers Should Know with BKD CPAs and Advisors
The Missouri Chamber teamed up with BKD CPAs & Advisors to discuss the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and other related legislation enacted over the past several weeks. This session highlights and explains some of the provisions and relief measures within this legislation that apply to employers. We also explore some frequently asked questions about the legislation.
Segment 1: Supply Chain Disruption
The COVID-19 crisis caused a major disruption to the existing global supply chain and may prompt a sea change in logistics and manufacturing. Missouri manufacturers and industry leaders need to position the state to thrive in this rapidly evolving marketplace. Learn how manufacturers are continuing to operate during the disruption and gain insights into what businesses can do today to build resilience and mitigate future risk. This is the first segment in a multi-part Supply Chain Webinar Series. Watch for information coming soon about additional segments.
Part 1: The New Normal
- Andy Hedgpeth, Vice President of HR, Coxhealth
- Dr. Nana Gaisie, Lead Physician for telemedicine
- Corrine Fugitt, System Director of Quality & Safety, CoxHealth
Three experts from CoxHealth detail how business safety practices have changed during the coronavirus and share proactive steps employers should take as they prepare to reopen. This presentation covers this topic from multiple angles including sharing perspectives from human resources, safety and clinical experts.
Part 2: The Fear Factor
- Maureen Rouse-Ayoub, counsel, Varnum Attorneys at Law
- Ashleigh Draft, Labor and Employment Group, Varnum Attorneys at Law
What to do when your employees are afraid to return work? The fear factor is currently creating obstacles for critical infrastructure businesses because employees are refusing to work. The current problem is a roadmap of what other businesses will face as non-essential business reopen.
Part 3: Ensuring Worker Safety
- Pam Walaski, CSP, Specialty Technical Consultants
This webinar provides strategies to guide post-pandemic planning with an emphasis on buildings, workers and the workplace. New ways of working safely along with different methods for hazard control and virus exposure are examined along a continuum of the how to manage the first day, the first weeks and the first months.
How does the unemployment payout system work? What is the claims process? How can businesses successfully protest a claim? These questions and more are answered in this hour-long webinar hosted by Shelly Kintzel, a lawyer with CVDL Attorneys.
Full PowerPoint slide download included with purchase.
Missouri Medical Marijuana: What employers need to know
What do employers need to know regarding Missouri’s new medical marijuana laws? Find out in this 25 minute webinar.
EVERYTHING SUPERVISORS AND HR PROFESSIONALS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EMPLOYMENT LAW
In this 40-minute webinar, Moresource President Kat Cunningham walks you through the details of each federal employment law. If you want to ensure that your hiring and firing practices as well as your day-to-day HR policies are in compliance with the law, this is the webinar for you.
EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE: WORKER’S COMPENSATION AND CO-EMPLOYEE LIABILITY
Presented by legal experts from Evans & Dixon in St. Louis, this on-demand, 2-for-1 webinar combo will provide all you need to know about the recent changes Senate Bill 66 made to the workers’ compensation system and the current state of co-employee liability in Missouri.
Full PowerPoint slide download included with purchase.
Can your business survive without you? What is your business worth? Whether you plan to pass your business on to the next generation in your family or sell it, advanced planning is critical for a successful transfer. This 8-part webinar series hosted by Missouri SBTDC business counselors Travin Shelton and Kelly Dyer will help equip you to structure your business for that transition of ownership in the future.
Handout download included.
Increasing Your Company’s Profitability
Are you poised to succeed as a business? In this 6-part series hosted by Missouri SBTDC business counselor Kenneth Surbrugg, you will learn how to manage your business’ performance, identify what you excel in and what you could improve, and determine what areas to focus on in the short and long term.