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RECHARGE 2021 with BerryDunn

May 25, 2021 at 10:00am3:30pm
Online Webinar

Join BerryDunn for its Annual Not-For-Profit Educational Event, "RECHARGE 2021 with BerryDunn," on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 10:00 am – 3:30 pm ET. You will hear discussion on the not-for-profit landscape in a post-pandemic world.
Employment and labor attorney Tawny Alvarez will be speaking at the event and help your organization stay up-to-date with current information, and plan for the year ahead.

Topics will include:

  • The financial state of the industry: How to navigate new regulations and the effects on your organization
  • Not-for-profit accounting and tax updates: A look at accounting and tax changes through a not-for-profit lens
  • Cybersecurity update: The unprecedented rise of cybercrime against not-for-profits and what your organization can do to protect itself
  • Remote and hybrid workforces: A panel discussion on this evolving topic, including maintaining employee engagement, how to set up and manage a hybrid workforce, and pertinent HR policies

For more information, the agenda, or to register, continue to BerryDunn's website here.

Firm Highlights

Publication/Podcast

Employers Required to Give Free COBRA Coverage to be Offset by Medicare Tax Credits

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Matter

Discrimination Defense

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Event

IFOB “How-To”: Diversity and Inclusion Program

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Matter

Discrimination Defense

We successfully defended a regional hotel chain against administrative claims of ADA and MHRA disability discrimination.

Blog

OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare Settings

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Blog

Massachusetts COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Forms

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News

Maine Employers Navigate Office Reopening Concerns

On April 4, Portland Press Herald published an article, "Maine Employers Navigate Complexities of Office Reopening." The article discusses how the process of employees returning to their companies' offices is full of legal, ethical...

Blog

This Week's Show: Change Leadership

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Publication/Podcast

Portland Maine Business Podcast with Tawny Alvarez

On this week's Portland Maine Business Podcast , a podcast with Shelby Turcotte of Shelby Trained, he interviews employment and labor attorney Tawny Alvarez who shares stories that contributed to shaping her as a...

News

Maine's Evolving Economy and the Future of Remote Work

On June 8, Maine Public published "The Future of Remote Work: The Outlook for Maine Employers and Workers As Offices Re-Open," covering its Maine’s Evolving Economy series that focuses on the shifts in Maine’s...

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