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DC SHRM is committed to member support, useful information, and the personal health and wellness of our membership and associates. In an effort to keep our members and the HR community informed during this pandemic, we've linked information below on two free webinars as well as online resources from trusted resources.


WEBINARS:

DC SHRM Webinar: Mental Health Strategies to Keep You Sane WFH (recorded on May 7, 2020)

DC SHRM Hosted a webinar by Dr. Liz Berney. This session focuses on tools to help you stay calm, manage your stress and keep your focus:

  • Tips for structuring your day and keeping connected to others.
  • Self-care techniques to keep you centered and calm.
  • Tips for disengaging from worry, conflict and tension.

The webinar was approved for 1.5 hours of SHRM & HRCI recertification credit.

Click here to access the DC SHRM webinar recording.  * Available only to paid members of DC SHRM

DC SHRM Webinar: Ongoing Developments with COVID-19 and Employers (recorded on April 21, 2020)

DC SHRM hosted a webinar presented by attorneys Marc Engel and Michael Neary with Lerch, Early, and Brewer.This webinar, part of our COVID-19 series, covers the following topics:

  • What is being overlooked by employers right now (i.e. in the response acts and generally)
  • Options for employers and business continuity 
  • Looking toward returning to normalcy and what legal implications it might include
  • Accommodation issues now and moving forward

The webinar was approved for 1 hour of SHRM & HRCI recertification credit.

Click here to access the DC SHRM webinar recording.

DC SHRM Webinar: Responding to COVID-19 in the Workplace (recorded on April 16, 2020)

DC SHRM hosted a webinar presented by Conn Maciel Carey, LLP about recent developments, new federal legislation, EEOC, CDC and OSHA guidance, including federally required Paid Family Leave and Paid Sick Leave: unemployment guidance under the new CARES Act and other stimulus packages for small businesses; strategies for employers to prevent workplace exposures while complying with Federal and State labor and employment laws; OSHA's guidance about preventing workers from exposure to COVID-19 and related regulatory risks; and FAQs for employers about managing COVID-19 in the workplace. The webinar was approved for 1.5 hours of SHRM & HRCI recertification credit.

Click here to access the DC SHRM webinar recording.

DC SHRM Webinar: Effectively Leading Remote Employees (recorded on April 9, 2020)

Is leadership different when facilitating employee success in a virtual environment? Do some employees flourish better than others? While many of us have experienced partial virtual work environments, we have never been in a forced virtual environment for an undetermined amount of time before. How can we identify and address the differences in our team members and help them thrive individually? What leadership characteristics do we need to demonstrate to them in an ever-evolving situation and an uncertain environment? Tune into this informative webinar with our expert facilitator Cynthia Mills and explore solutions to help alleviate the worries and maximize the productivity of your teams for the weeks ahead.

DC SHRM Webinar: COVID-19 Impacts on Employers (recorded on April 1, 2020)

DC SHRM hosted a webinar with OneDigital Health and Benefits to discuss ways employers can protect their organizations. This webinar was approved for 1 hour of SHRM & HRCI recertification credit. This webinar recording covers an overview of the outbreak’s ongoing effects on employers and employees; best practices to protect your organization; a conversation about specific issues facing local employers as it relates to HR.

Click here to access the DC SHRM webinar recording.

EEOC Webinar: COVID-19 (recorded on March 27, 2020)

Click here to access the EEOC webinar recording.


Please refer to these resources for additional information:

SHRM Coronavirus Resources

U.S. Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division - COVID-19 and the American Workplace Resources

OneDigital Coronavirus Advisory Hub

EEOC: What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and COVID-19


The board and staff of DC SHRM are committed to member support. We recently hosted our first-ever virtual happy hour to connect members while social distancing, and are exploring more ways to keep these connections going while following safety precautions.

Stay tuned for more ways to connect safely with DC SHRM.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact us at info@dcshrm.org or 443.966.3872.