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2020 Employment Law Update

To assist employers in adapting to an evolving regulatory environment, Kraus-Anderson Insurance welcomes back Attorney and Managing Shareholder of PRK&A, Greg Peters to lead participants through an interactive discussion on recent changes to Labor and Employment Laws.

This seminar will explore recent legislative, federal, and state agency updates from the Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights.

Guest Panelist:

Greg Peters | Managing Shareholder of PRK&A

Ginie Klopp | Director, Human Resources

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Business Continuity and Crisis Management: Getting Ready and Staying Ready

Whether or not you had a business continuity plan in place a few months ago or are just creating one in real time now, this discussion will provide insight into creating and managing a long term business continuity plan and making it work today and for whatever challenges lie ahead.

Presentation Materials:

Business Continuity Powerpoint 

Sample Business Continuity Plan

Virtual Office Technology: New IT and Cyber Opportunities and Challenges

Technology has given us the opportunity to continue to work and serve our customers in many new and different ways. While the benefits and opportunities are huge, so are the new risks and threats. In this session we will discuss best practices for maximizing your remote worker efficiency, key steps to take to secure your network and operating environment, and many of the heightened cyber risks that we now face.

Guest Panelist:

Henry Cornelius | ESX Technology Solutions

Construction Project Implications: Contracts, Delays, Surety and Legal Implications

Construction is a very complex industry and our current health and economic challenges have increased that complexity. In this discussion, we will address some of the key factors to consider and review related to contracts, job site operations, delays, and surety questions.

Guest Panelist:

Patrick Lindmark | Taft Law

Todd Rowland | Cove Programs 

Employee Engagement: Staying Connected in a Virtual Environment

For many of us, virtual work environments have suddenly become our daily reality. Beyond the logistics of remote computer access and process revision, it is also a completely different world when it comes to keeping our employees engaged and energized. During this discussion we will review some best practices from experts that are leading the way.

Guest Panelist:

Tom Emison | Kraus-Anderson Companies 

Employee Health & Safety - Human Resources, Regulatory, and Safety Considerations

As we all navigate through this difficult and unprecedented times, the safety and health of our employees are front and center while we continue to consider our business needs. In this session we will discuss many of the recent regulatory changes, impacts to your business if your employees are still working or those that are more limited, and best practices for keeping employee that are still working safe and health.

Guest Panelist:

Greg Peters | Peters, Revnew, Kappenman & Anderson, P.A

COVID-19: Loans, taxes, and liquidity

Liquidity and cash flow have never been more important. This panel discussion will focus on the nuts and bolts of the SBA loan programs, tax implications of recent regulatory changes, and strategies to maximize liquidity and cash flow.

Guest Panelist:

Robb Prestholdt | Froehling Anderson 

Lien Sarles | UMB Bank

Creating Successful Work Comp Results in 2020

Effectively managing workforce issues during COVID-19 presents daily, complex challenges for employers. This discussion will explore crucial elements involved in keeping control of your employee injury management program in this rapidly changing environment. Topics include class codes, claims, experience modification, COVID health and safety plans, ergonomics, and general risk strategies.

Guest Panelist:

Victoria Marcon | Risk Advisor

Cory Hillery | Director, COMPTROL

Sara Wilkins | Loss Prevention Specialist 

The information on this site is intended for educational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice.