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 2019 Labor/HR webinar series with four 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:

  • End of Summer Legal Update
  • Paid Family Leave Update
  • Trends in Employment Related Drug Testing
  • 2020 Legislative Preview


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

End of Summer Legal Update

Thursday, September 5, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
HRCI approved

A lot has happened over the summer.  We look at recent changes to the NY Human Rights law regarding harassment in the workplace and employment discrimination.  As well as changes regarding pay equity, PFL, the Election Day “holiday,” and more.  We’ll also discuss a variety of federal changes regarding the FMLA, the EEO-1 Report, Form I-9, and more.
Registration Closed

Paid Family Leave Update

Thursday, October 24, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
HRCI approved

We welcome representatives from the Workers’ Compensation Board for a Q&A on what we’ve learned from almost two years of paid family leave.  We’ll discuss issues important to employers regarding intermittent leave, leaves that include holidays, and common PFL form questions.  Here’s your chance to get your questions answered by the experts.

Trends in Employment Related Drug Testing

Thursday, November 21, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
HRCI approved

In anticipation of legalized recreational marijuana in 2020, we welcome Tom Rosano, Toxicologist and Director of the National Toxicology Center to discuss trends in the abuse of legal and illegal drugs by employees and what you can do about it.  We’ll discuss strategies for providing a safe working environment in light of potential changes to the legal status of marijuana.


2020 Legislative Preview

Thursday, December 19, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
HRCI approved

What will they think of next?  We’ll preview the 2020 NYS Legislative Session to see what’s on the horizon for human resources/labor law and how you can prepare.

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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