Webinars and whitepapers



The information you need to navigate change

Our Clients rely on us to keep them informed about the impacts of COVID-19. We invite you to learn from our collection of webinar and whitepaper content ranging from compliance updates and considerations for reopening the workplace to top benefit questions to planning your virtual enrollment, and more. We’re here for you. Check this site often for updates – we plan to help you stay informed throughout this crisis and beyond.

Please check our insights section for other webinar events, recordings, and whitepapers


Past events and content

WEBINAR

Updates on COVID-19 Legislation, Employer Compliance and Liability Issues

Date: September 15, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. E.T.
Description:
Learn about the latest COVID-19 updates to federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and guidelines that directly impact employers.

WEBINAR

Legislative update: The latest on COVID-19 relief and the upcoming election

Date: August 06, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. E.T.
Description:
Join James Slotnick, Sun Life’s AVP of Government Relations as he reviews:

  • Updates on federal COVID-19 legislation, including
    • Paycheck Protection Program changes
    • Business liability protection
    • COBRA subsidies
    • Tax credits for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • The state of the 2020 election
    • House and Senate races to watch
    • Key states for the presidential election

WEBINAR

Difficult Conversations During A Time Of Unrest Across America

Date: July 14, 2020
Time: 1 p.m. E.T.
Description:
Ways to discuss polarizing topics without damaging your important relationships. We also discuss productive ways to talk about the events with children.

WEBINAR

Million-dollar claim cost drivers and legislative updates

Date: June 30, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. E.T..
Description:
A look inside Sun Life’s most recent million-dollar claim and injectable drug trend analysis with legislative updates on issues impacting self-funded employers.

WEBINAR

Mental wellness in the workplace

Date: June 4, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. E.T.

WEBINAR

2020 high-cost claim conditions analysis: Top conditions and COVID-19 update

Date: May 28, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. E.T.

WEBINAR

Your benefits plan and COVID-19: Your top questions answered

Date: May 13, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. E.T.
Description:
Learn about the special measures Sun Life has put in place across our underwriting, product, claims, and service areas as well as ways you can work with us digitally to ease the administrative burden.

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Note: Sun Life has extended the 90-day period available for Continuation thru December 31, 2020 (formerly 9/1/2020).

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WEBINAR

Virtual benefits enrollment strategies: Getting employees the benefits they need

Date: May 7, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. E.T.
Description:
Learn about digital communication strategies and enrolling your benefits program virtually, online or by phone.

WEBINAR

Employment Compliance Considerations for Re-opening the Workplace

Date: April 30, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. E.T.
Description:
Learn your compliance considerations as you consider re-opening the Workplace.

CE credits discussed in this webinar were for attendees of the live event only.

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SUMMARY

Employment Compliance Considerations for Re-opening the Workplace

Federal, state and local orders for reopening the workplace – summarized for your reference, for more than 25 states

Last updated: June 22, 2020

WEBINAR

Paycheck Protection Program, Main Street Lending Program, & Legislation to Watch

Date: April 23, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. E.T.
Description:
Learn about these federal loan programs that allow you to keep employees on payroll longer, with their benefits intact.

WHITEPAPER

Main Street Lending Program Whitepaper

Learn about this upcoming loan program for mid-size employers

Note: Whitepaper is updated frequently. Check this site often.

WEBINAR

Coping with Uncertainty about COVID-19

Date: April 14, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. E.T.
Description:
We asked our partner ComPsych to provide practical tips for helping you cope with uncertainty and re-establish control.

WEBINAR

Paycheck Protection Program – Small Business Loan Recording

Date: April 08, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. E.T.
Description:
Learn the requirements for this loan that may be forgivable.

WHITEPAPER

Paycheck Protection Program – Small Business Loan Whitepaper

Learn the requirements for this loan that may be forgivable

Note: Whitepaper is updated frequently. Check this site often.

WHITEPAPER

FFCRA Questions and Answers

WHITEPAPER

FFCRA At-a-Glance

On March 18th, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This law creates new paid leave requirements for employers with fewer than 500 employees, as well as public employers of any size, which must be implemented by April 1, 2020.

WHITEPAPER

FFCRA Overview

On March 18th, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This law creates new paid leave requirements for employers with fewer than 500 employees, as well as public employers of any size, which must be implemented by April 1, 2020.

WEBINAR

COVID-19 Response: Updates on Federal Emergency Coronavirus Legislation: (1) CARES Act and (2) FFCRA

Date: April 07, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. E.T.

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*Slides have been updated since recording.

WHITEPAPER

Coronavirus leave efforts by State

Last updated: April 14, 2020

WEBINAR

Employment Law Compliance Issues for Employers in Responding to COVID-19

Date: March 25, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. E.T.

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Edited New Jersey status on 3/27/20

WHITEPAPER

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Questions and Answers from our March 25, 2020 webinar.



This content is not to be considered legal advice. We recommend Clients speak with legal counsel specializing in labor and employment law to ensure your organization meets requirements

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