Employco’s HR podcast offers listeners valuable insight into employment-related topics. In a roundtable format, Employco’s executive team discusses current legislative and strategic issues related to all areas of human resources. Topics range from labor law compliance, recruitment, employee engagement, retention, compensation and benefits, and employee relations.
Reviewing The 2020 Kaiser Health Survey
Rob, Scott, and Jason discuss the 2020 Kaiser Health Survey, including: renewal rate increases, employer and employee premium contribution rates, the most common plan designs (PPO, HDHP, HMO, POS) and their enrollments, higher deductibles and employee cost sharing, the uncertainties that insurers and employers have to deal with right now, and more.
Payroll Tax Deferral (Employer Options and Liability)
Rob, Scott, and Jason discuss payroll tax deferral (employer options and liability), including: what happens if an employee leaves, what large companies are doing, employer options, and more.
President Trump’s Four Executive Orders
Rob, Scott, and Jason discuss President Trump’s four executive orders, including: student loans, evictions, additional federal unemployment, and differed payroll tax obligations, along with their own predictions and more.
What's Next in Stimulus?
Rob, Scott, and Jason discuss predictions for what’s next in stimulus, including: what’s worked in the past for small and medium sized businesses, the previous five rounds of legislation, federal unemployment benefits, what businesses need for round six, and more.
July 1st Legal Updates
Rob, Scott, and Jason discuss legal updates from across the country for July 1st, including: hands-free driving laws, updated overtime rules in Washington, minimum wage increases across multiple states and municipalities, the Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance with predictive scheduling, and more.
Reopening the Workplace
Rob, Scott, and Jason discuss reopening the workplace; from performing a building walkthrough to identifying hazards and how to address them, optimizing your HVAC filtration system, following CDC recommendations, conducting an employee survey, limiting staff back at one time, having a plan in place if someone shows symptoms, and more.