Labor/Human Resource Webinar Series

Outstanding Education Opportunities without Leaving Your Desk

The convenience and flexibility of our webinars enable you to get the valuable information you need to be successful in your job, reduce travel expenses, and maintain consistent levels of productivity by eliminating time out of the office.

About the Labor/Human Resource Webinars

The Business Council is wrapping up its 2020 Labor/HR webinar series with can’t-miss topics. With new regulations and mandates coming down seemingly every month, we are here to provide our members with the latest information in a timely, informative and entertaining fashion. Plus, all of our webinars are HRCI approved (certification pending for the Fall series).

As always, webinars are free to members. Non-members must pay a $99 fee.

Topics include:

  • OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements
  • Leave Management
  • Recruitment 101
  • Annual Harassment Training
  • End of Session Update

Register and Sponsor below!

For more information or questions please contact Maribeth Riley at 518.465.7511.


Sponsor Here


Frank Kerbein

Director of the Center for Human Resources
The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

Frank Kerbein is the director of the Center for Human Resources and responsible for advocacy on construction and transportation issues.

Frank is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. He is also SPHR certified and has more than 30 years of experience in all areas of human resource management.


HRCI Certification


This activity has been approved for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). Please make note of the activity ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

Labor & HR Webinars

Wage and Hours Laws Update - FLSA/NYS Wage and Hour Law Basics

Thursday, January 23, 2020
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
HRCI approved

We’ll take this opportunity to review the new federal “overtime” rule, guidance regarding calculating the “regular rate,” properly classifying exempt and non-exempt positions, NYS requirements regarding meal and rest breaks, and more.
Registration closed

OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements

Thursday, February 20, 2020
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

HRCI approved

Every year from February through April certain employers in certain industries are required to post a record of workplace injuries and illnesses.  We’ll cover the recent changes to the OSHA 300 logs as well as other basic OSHA requirements that apply to all businesses.
Registration closed

Leave Management

Thursday, March 26, 2020
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
HRCI approved

PFL/ADA/FMLA/Workers’ Compensation/NYS Short-term disability – managing an employee’s leave status while out sick, injured or caring for a family member is a challenge for businesses of all sizes.  This program will provide examples and guidance based questions received through The Business Council’s HR Hotline.


Recruitment 101

Thursday, April 23, 2020
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
HRCI approved

Just the basics.  Is your employment application up-to-date?  What can I say in an employment advertisement?  What can I ask or not ask in an employment interview.  We’ll cover the legal issues and best practices involved in hiring a new employee.  

Annual Harassment Training

Thursday, May 21, 2020
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
HRCI approved

This one hour webinar is intended to provide individuals responsible for providing training the tools and strategies necessary to deliver a training program that meets NYS guidelines as defined in the new sexual harassment laws effective October 2019. We will also cover requirements related to the development and communication of the required sexual harassment policy.

End of Session Update

Thursday, June 18, 2020
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
HRCI approved

We’ll review the end of the 2020 Legislative session and discuss the status of Human Resources and Labor bills passed by the NYS Legislature and how they will impact your business.

Sponsorship Information


Increase your visibility! Become a Webinar Sponsor today.

Cost: $2,500 per webinar

As a webinar sponsor you will have:

  • Your Logo and/or company name on all webinar email promotions and website
  • Your Logo and/or company name on all registration confirmation emails
  • Your Logo on all Power Point Slides
  • Speaking Opportunity on webinar
  • Post Webinar Attendance List


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Registration Information


TBC Member - Free!

Non-Member - $99.00


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