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What Employers Need to Know About the COVID-19 Outbreak

Understand how the COVID-19 outbreak will affect your workforce strategy

About The Webinar

The COVID-19 outbreak is a rapidly-evolving situation which has led to numerous implications for employers everywhere. Many business leaders are questioning which practices they should adopt during these challenging times. Launchways, is here to provide you with answers to your most pressing questions in these unprecedented times. In our upcoming webinar, we'll cover everything you need to know as an employer to adapt during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

Our Experts Will Cover:

Understanding new legislative updates and how they will effect your human capital strategies.
What are the critical human-resources best-practices you should be following during this turbulent time?
How will this outbreak effect your employee benefits offerings & processes including FMLA, STD, & COBRA?
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Meet The Presenters

Jim Taylor

CEO, Launchways

Jim is the CEO and Founder of Launchways. He is a serial entrepreneur and has founded and scaled several notable businesses. At Launchways, Jim has spent over 10 years providing business counsel to clients, helping business leaders making the best decisions to grow their businesses. Jim is an expert in workforce planning, talent management, and business growth strategies.

Karina Castaneda, PHR, SHRM-CP

HR Client Success Manager, Launchways

Devon Bellamy

Sr. Benefits Client Success Manager, Launchways

Devon is a Benefits Client Manager at Launchways. He is responsible for marketing, brokering renewals, and account management for Launchways clients. Devon works with clients to determine the best intersection of employee-retaining benefits and cost control. He communicates with clients and employees to explain benefits, health care plan changes, cost savings concepts, and other benefits compliance-related topics.

Karina Castaneda is the HR Client Manager at Launchways. As a seasoned HR Professional with over 15 years of varied experience in employee relations, benefits, performance, and staffing, Karina brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. At Launchways, Karina helps our HR clients with all of their compliance questions and concerns, while also offering strategic consulting advice around talent management.

Heather Bailey

 COVID-19 Task Force at Smith Amundsen’s

Heather Bailey is a partner in SmithAmundsen’s Labor & Employment Practice Group. For 18 years, Heather has concentrated her practice in employment and labor counseling and litigation, including discrimination and trade secret / non-compete lawsuits, FLSA class actions, labor negotiations and arbitrations, affirmative action, OFCCP/DOL audits and FINRA issues. She counsels on day-to-day operations, human resources, and management decisions regarding employees, practices and policies. Heather also works comfortably with FMLA/ADA, sexual harassment, affirmative action, union avoidance and other types of employee and management training. Her clients operate across the U.S. in industries like vending, healthcare, transportation, parking, automotive repair, construction, staffing, hospitality (restaurants/taverns), banking, and manufacturing to name a few.