December 1, 2020

COVID-19 and return to work webinars and events

Inspiring and leading in unprecedented times: New insights and actions to drive results across generations

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Join the Ceridian team as we welcome Jason Dorsey, President of The Center for Generational Kinetics, as he delivers urgent and inspiring leadership insights in this time-sensitive presentation.

In this webinar, you’ll learn exactly how to drive communication, engagement, trust, and performance across generations based on his brand new research.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: COVID-19 Vaccines: Considerations for Canadian employers

The debate on vaccinations has caused great controversy over the last few months. With the first COVID-19 vaccine rollout beginning in Canada, there are several considerations that Canadian employers need to consider from the perspectives of employee safety and health, employment law, and human rights legislation.

Watch this webinar as Stuart Ducoffe, HR and Employment Lawyer and Founder of e2r® discusses several employer considerations related to vaccinations.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Work from home: Key legal considerations for employers

With the possibility that many workers will continue to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are various legal and practical considerations employers need to consider to protect themselves from future potential liability.

Watch this educational webinar as Stuart Ducoffe, HR and Employment Lawyer and Founder of e2r® discusses several employment law considerations related to managing a remote workforce.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Creating a new playbook for talent acquisition

COVID-19 has required a rethinking of talent acquisition. The function once just termed "recruiting" has assumed multiple new dimensions in this crisis that will carry forward into the post-pandemic world. In this webcast with human capital author and futurist Alexandra Levit, you’ll learn how to align your talent acquisition strategy with your business' priorities and employee lifecycle.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Global payroll consolidation: Transforming international operations

With a traditional approach, managing payroll at a global scale can be an incredibly time-consuming and complex process. In today’s rapidly changing environment, managing a diverse number of wage types and ensuring compliance with everchanging regulations and tax laws is critical for the financial viability of your organization.

Today it’s possible to have a truly global picture of your payroll activity in real time - whether you choose to drill down to a regional, country, or global level allowing you and your executive team to have unprecedented visibility of your operations, inform better decision making, and allocate scarce resources to delivering new products and services to the market.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: A guide to building the ultimate business continuity plan

You can’t predict the next crisis, but you can prepare for it. But where do you begin? As organizations prepare themselves for a return to work, there are new considerations, new expectations and new pressure on HR pros.

Join us for a conversation with Ceridian’s VP Enterprise Risk Management, Rick Good to walk through how to set up a framework to work with, how to build it and who to partner with in your organization to lift your program off the ground.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: What changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy means for employers

Join us as Stuart Ducoffe, HR and Employment Lawyer and Founder of e2r® discusses the primary changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy ("CEWS") program including making the wage subsidies more accessible to businesses and extending its availability to December 19, 2020.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: The case for global workforce management and pay

Join this webinar to learn how global manufacturers can benefit from centralized control of workforce management and payroll functions, and why investing in the right technology is important – now more than ever.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Building a path forward: When traditional payroll met the pandemic

COVID-19’s impact on economies, companies, and their employees has been profound and has undoubtedly impacted your firm’s HR group – payroll in particular – in material ways. Join author and HR technology industry analyst Brian Sommer as he walks through the pain payroll organizations continue to experience, discusses how old technology and processes failed to scale, and explores what the path forward looks like for payroll professionals.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Adapting payroll to the next normal: The end of the conventional pay period

As past norms clash with today’s reality, organizations are realizing the traditional approach to payroll is broken and the rigidity of conventional systems increases their exposure to risk. Today, there are more rules and regulations being created than ever before, economic conditions are putting unprecedented financial stress on organizations and those living paycheck-to-paycheck, and the downstream cost of a payroll error to both the business and the employee has never been greater.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Supporting a successful return to work post-COVID-19 with Ceridian’s HR Advisory solution

Join our webinar to learn more about how HR Advisory can help protect your business and your people. Here, the Ceridian team along with Stuart Ducoffe, HR and Employment Lawyer and Founder of e2r® will provide a deep dive on how Ceridian’s HR Advisory solution can help you manage compliance in the time of COVID-19 and beyond.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Employee benefits 2020 and beyond: What employers should consider in a post-pandemic world

Join us for an engaging conversation as Faizal Mitha, Chief Innovation Officer with HUB International, a leading global insurance brokerage, discusses an overview of benefits budgeting, plan design considerations, how to support employees during COVID-19, and emerging trends in mental health support programs.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Understanding the importance of employment agreements and handbooks

Don’t leave your organization exposed! While keeping up to date on employment law issues generally is important, monitoring key developments in the law respecting employment agreements and employee handbooks is arguably one of the most important things that can be done to protect your organization in the time of COVID-19 and beyond.

Watch this educational webinar as Stuart Ducoffe, HR and Employment Lawyer and Founder of e2r® provides a refresher on the basics of employee agreements and outlines the do’s and don’ts of drafting an effective well-written employee handbook.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: The path to economic recovery: What business leaders need to know

In this webinar, Goldman Sachs’ Chief US Economist David Mericle and Senior Global and Canada Economist Daan Struvyen will discuss how the US, Canada and global economy could recover from the effects of COVID-19, guidance for business leaders on what to expect over the next 18 months, and how they can prepare their organizations to weather similar disruptions in the future.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Maintaining payroll and HR continuity for small businesses

Before the pandemic hit, many small business owners already felt like the CEO – Chief Everything Officer. Now with temporary business closures and layoffs, there is even more responsibilities on their shoulders, including payroll, HR and tax administration, all while just trying to stay afloat.

If processing payroll is new to you or you are finding it difficult to manage payroll and HR administration in the midst of COVID-19, we encourage you to attend our webinar to learn top tips on how our outsourced payroll and HR solution can help support you in the time of COVID-19 and as you ramp back up for business.

You will hear about Powerpay from a Ceridian customer support manager who will also show you the solution. You will also hear other small business owners share how Powerpay has helped their business stay afloat and keep operations running during this time.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Retail’s Cautious Restart: How COVID-19 Will Choose Retail Winners & Losers

Hosted by IHL Group

In this webinar, a panel of retail experts considered how retail & hospitality operators approach the reopening of stores and restaurants. What does the next normal look like? Hear from Greg Buzek, President of the IHL Consulting Group as he provides an economic update on North America’s retail industry with focus on talent challenges and the competing stimulus plan. Ceridian’s SVP of Retail John Orr will discuss the shift in work and workers and how that will impact re-boarding and on-boarding. Learn about the rise of associate engagement and what will be required going forward to attract and retain talent.

 Watch the webinar for a unique perspective on retail's recovery in unprecedented times.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Your post-COVID talent strategy demystified

Human capital futurist and international bestselling author of Humanity Works Alexandra Levit shares how leading organizations are implementing effective strategies to develop a holistic talent strategy that balances multi-channel acquisition and development. She’ll touch on the concepts of rapidly assembling swarm teams using shared talent pools, building a learning-based employee experience, reskilling and upskilling existing staff, and fostering the agile culture required to make it all happen as seamlessly as possible.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Helping your workforce thrive when uncertainty is the new normal

We hosted a webinar back in March with tips to help organizations prepare and support their workforces as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold. Now that the initial adjustment period is over, organizations and their workers are facing a new set of challenges – and opportunities – as they begin to look forward to the future.

Join Jarrett Jedlicka, Vice President & Principal, Industry Advisory – Healthcare at Ceridian, in this follow-up webinar to hear how companies can build stronger, more resilient workforces to thrive under uncertainty, right now and in the future.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: How to protect your business from fraud and cyber-crime now and beyond COVID-19

Watch this webinar as experts from Ceridian, Toronto Police Services, TD and Ernst & Young share tips to arm you with what you need to know and watch out for when it comes to protecting your business from fraudulent cyber-crime activities in the time of COVID-19 and beyond.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: COVID-19 labor issues: Canada and U.S. perspectives

With the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), the United States and Canada have responded with temporary paid and unpaid leave (employee and parental) requirements, job sharing and other job protection measures, and employer credits or subsidies when offering paid leave. As we look to the future workplace, payroll departments must be prepared.

In this webinar, presenters from the Canadian Payroll Association, Canada Employment Insurance Commission, American Payroll Association, and U.S. Department of Labor will share their insights on relief efforts, explaining the different roles of national and local governments, employer response to legislation, considerations for employees returning to work, and payroll impacts.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Managing the return to work: What Canadian employers need to know

The provincial government is slowly starting to reopen businesses and employers are starting to plan for the return to work, but what are the key considerations employers must keep in mind before reopening their doors?

Watch this webinar as Stuart Ducoffe, HR and Employment Lawyer and Founder of e2r® discusses several employment law considerations related to managing the return to work.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Lessons of the pandemic: Building organizational resilience

This pandemic has demonstrated just how brittle our society is. A tiny virus has drastically upset our lives, our economies, and our societies. In a time like this, resilience, the ability to adapt and bounce back, will be one of the most important characteristics that will help us recover.

But how do we design our organizations for resilience?

In this presentation, Josh Bersin discusses the four key factors in building organizational resilience and workforce agility: distributed control, real-time data, empathetic leaders, and a cohesive workplace culture. His presentation includes anecdotes and examples from the many conversations he’s had with global HR leaders as they grapple with current challenges and plan for the weeks and months ahead.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: COVID-19 Considerations For QC Employers

During these uncertain times, many employers have been forced to temporarily suspend or reduce their activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has sometimes had an impact on their ability to keep all their employees active. Watch this webinar recording to learn about the employment standards Québec employers need to know regarding these types of situations and what kind of help is being offered by the government?

This content applies to the province of Québec and will be conducted in English.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Navigating through difficult waters and charting a path for future growth

In times of crisis, the government plays an important role in stabilizing the economy, but also as a catalyst for driving innovation to manage through uncertain times. In this interactive discussion with the Hon. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and Ceridian’s Chief Executive Officer, David Ossip, the focus was on key supports being offered by the Government of Canada to help organizations, particularly small businesses, navigate during this COVID-19 crisis. Minister Bains shared his vision for critical actions and priority areas that the government is taking to position Canada for economic success coming out of this crisis.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Using Dayforce to manage through COVID-19 and beyond

In a few short weeks, employers across the globe have dramatically changed their HR and business practices in response to COVID-19. Over that time, we’ve heard from many Ceridian customers about the innovative ways they’re using Dayforce to adjust to this new world of work. Whether it’s tracking employees’ health, reallocating resources, or ensuring they’re effectively communicating with and engaging their employees, Ceridian customers are demonstrating innovation, resourcefulness, and resilience in light of a large global crisis.

In this webinar, you’ll hear from HR and business continuity leaders at Buehler’s Fresh Foods, Danone North America, and Ceridian on how they’re using Dayforce to manage through this change.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: What the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Means for Employers

On April 11, 2020, Bill C-14, the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act, No. 2 received Royal Assent. It enacts the new Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy to help employers keep and return workers to their payroll through the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Like you, many Canadian employers are still searching for clarity to questions regarding eligibility, compliance and as well as how this new wage subsidy interacts with the 10 per cent Temporary Wage Subsidy and the EI Work Sharing program.

Watch this webinar as Stuart Ducoffe, HR and Employment Lawyer and Founder of e2r® discusses several employment law considerations related to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: The layoff alternative: How shared sacrifice can save your business (and your culture)

In a span of mere weeks, organizations around the globe are facing difficult decisions, even layoffs as an instantaneous way to cut costs. What if there was a better way? Watch this webinar to hear Ceridian’s Danny Smith, VP Industry Advisory – Manufacturing along with Matt Whiat, Co-Founding Partner and Sara Hannah, Managing Partner at Chapman & Co. Leadership Institute, as they discuss how shared sacrifice allows you to retain your top talent, maintain customer service, preserve industry knowledge and recover faster. Learn alternatives to cutting jobs and how shared sacrifice could help your organization.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: COVID-19: Mental Health Implications

Watch as Leagh Turner, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ceridian, moderates an expert panel to discuss the mental health implications of COVID-19. The panel explored how the fluidity of news, "social distancing," stress and uncertainty, lay-offs, the sudden move to both working and studying remotely are impacting workplaces, households, and individuals. Get tips about how organizations can support employees’ mental health, productivity, and team dynamics.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Planning and Preparing for Emerging Workplace Issues Post COVID-19

The last few weeks has been anything but “business as usual” for companies across the globe. Watch this recorded webinar to hear from behavioral health expert Barbara Veder as she describes the stages that employees and organizations will go through in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. She covers how to help employees and managers cope, predictions for what a new “status quo” will look like, and guidance for how to prepare. With a good understanding of the potential challenges and a plan for managing through them, your organization can not only survive through this challenging time, but thrive.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Leveraging Dayforce to support and engage your workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic

During challenging times such as the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations need to help ensure the safety of their employees while maintaining critical business operations. Dayforce can help employers better understand risk to their employees and operations, as well as help to maintain fast and accurate communication with employees. Learn how you can maximize the use of Dayforce during this critical time with new functionality that will specifically help monitor the safety of your employees during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: What Canadian employers need to know about Temporary layoffs related to COVID-19

With Stuart Ducoffe, HR and Employment Lawyer and Founder of e2r®

During these uncertain times, many employees are being placed on paid or unpaid leaves of absence. What are the employment standards legislation Canadian employers need to know? Watch this educational webinar as Stuart Ducoffe, HR and Employment Lawyer and Founder of e2r® discusses employment law considerations for temporary layoffs related to COVID-19. 

This webinar will have applicability to all Canadian provinces.

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What Ontario employers need to know about Temporary layoffs

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What British Columbia employers need to know about Temporary layoffs

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What Alberta employers need to know about Temporary layoffs

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RECORDING: Session 1 What Canadian employers need to know about COVID-19

If you missed one of the real-time sessions, watch this educational webinar to hear Stuart Ducoffe, HR and Employment Lawyer and Founder of e2r® discuss several employment law considerations related to COVID-19 and how employers can prepare to weather through the pandemic.

Topics covered in session 1:

  • Travel – Business & Personal
  • Temporary Work Force Reductions
  • Sick Leave Benefits & Employment Insurance
  • Statutory Leaves
  • Work Refusals
  • Workers Compensation
  • Human Rights
  • Current Employer Assistance/Options

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RECORDING: Session 2 What Canadian employers need to know about COVID-19

Listen to this session to hear recent updates on Employment Insurance, Emergency Care Benefits, Employer and Employee Financial Support and Employer Sick Leave Benefits.

Topics covered in session 2:

  • Travel
  • Temporary Work Force Reductions
  • Employment Insurance
  • Emergency Care Benefits
  • Employer Payments In Excess Of EI?
  • Employer Financial Support
  • Employee Financial Support
  • Employer Sick Leave Benefits
  • Statutory Leaves
  • Work Refusals
  • Workers Compensation
  • Human Rights
  • Current Employer/Employee Support

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Ceridian’s COVID-19 Business Continuity Response

Many Ceridian customers are asking what Ceridian is doing from a business continuity management perspective to ensure we are able to continue to support our customers through challenging times like what we’re seeing unfold with COVID-19.

In this webinar, Ceridian’s Chairman and CEO, David Ossip, as well as our Business Continuity team provided insight into our business continuity plans and practices that are already in place, and answered your questions around what Ceridian is doing to ensure continuity of critical business processes.

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WEBINAR RECORDING: Effectively engaging and caring for your workforce during a crisis

Hear from Jarrett Jedlicka, Vice President & Principal, Industry Advisory – Healthcare at Ceridian, as he explores how organizations can support employee wellness and engagement during times of crisis.

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