COVID-19 Stimulus, Round Two: What's in the details? 

January 20, 2021

The U.S. Congress passed a long-awaited, $900 billion stimulus package for COVID-19 relief. Join us as our panelists discuss and answer your questions around the direct cash payments and enhanced unemployment benefits to qualified individuals, eviction protections and new small business loans.

 

Connecticut PFML: Get the scoop on Guardian’s private plan option 

January 13, 2021

Join us as our speakers discuss a recap of the Connecticut PFML requirements, the advantages of private plans and what you should know, a walkthrough of the integration between short term disability, FML and the new law, and an overview of Guardian’s approach and next steps.

 

Covid-19, Round 2: Leveraging 2020 insights to manage employee absence in 2021

December 10, 2020

Explore how the experience of 2020 can help shape the leave management approach in 2021. 

 

Women's Financial Well-Being: Perspectives on women's unique financial challenges and opportunities

December 9, 2020

According to Guardian’s Workforce 2020 report, 64% of women say money is the leading cause of stress in their lives, and only a third of women rate their financial health highly compared to 41% of men. Yet the same report found women are more likely than men to own financial wellness products like disability and life insurance and contribute to a retirement plan. Our speakers will discuss common misconceptions women have around financial and retirement planning and explore the cultural and gender-based differences driving men’s and women’s financial behavior.

 

Hire Purpose: How smart companies can close the skills gap

December 7, 2020

The jobs of the future require technology and digital skills that many in the current workforce simply don’t have, which could lead to a skills gap of an abundance of jobs unfilled globally. This could have serious implications for US productivity and competitiveness. Join guest speakers Deanna Mulligan, Board Chair and former CEO of Guardian and Dean Del Vecchio, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Chief of Operations at Guardian, as they discuss how smart companies can close the skills gap.

 

Benefits Optimization: Upgrading the enrollment experience to help employers and their workers get the most value

December 3, 2020

Join us to learn how an effective voluntary benefits and enrollment strategy can address workforce health and productivity and help mitigate risk to your business.

 

New Trends in Managing Employee Leave: Adapting to a changing environment

November 19, 2020

Join us for a special round table discussion featuring key insights and analysis from our forthcoming 2021 Absence Management study. Our panel will discuss how mid-market employers with 1k-5k employees are using and advancing best practices in an ever-changing working environment.

 

The Future of Paid Family and Medical Leave: How the November elections may change the landscape

October 29, 2020

The events of 2020 have brought a sense of urgency to the discussion of paid leave. Our panelists will discuss the current legislative landscape, provide an update on states which are in the process of implementing a PFML plan, and offer a perspective on how the elections may shape a national paid leave program and other employee benefits.

 

Designing a Healthy Home Workspace: Applying ergonomic best practices to a remote workforce             

October 22, 2020

Join us as we discuss what businesses should know to both help their employees set up ergonomic home workspaces and take steps to mitigate potential Musculo-skeletal disability claims.

 

Creating a Supportive Workforce

October 21, 2020

How to recognize, respond, and refer domestic and intimate partner abuse in the workplace.

 

Out, Open, and Proud: Empowering LGBTQ+ individuals to bring their whole selves to work

October 15, 2020

Join us for a panel discussion with speakers who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community and as Allies. Our panelists will address some common concerns and challenges and how to support out, open, and proud employees in the workplace.

 

Ability in disability: A more inclusive workplace strategy

September 24, 2020

Through conversation with key stakeholders, hear practical guidance to disability inclusion, including lessons learned, interaction guidelines, and best practices to build a cohesive workforce.

 

Suicide Prevention and Intervention: Awareness saves lives

September 23, 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Our speakers will share insights into how small businesses have dealt with the aftermath of suicide, the lasting impact it has left on organizations, and what to do if you believe someone you know is at risk.

 

Dental Benefits 2020: Maintaining oral health during COVID-19 and beyond

September 10, 2020

Join us for a panel discussion about the impact COVID-19 is having on oral health and the role of dental benefits in promoting healthy habits and more regular preventive care. 

 

Taking Care: Planning for the future of children with special needs

August 27, 2020

Join us for this panel discussion with caregiving experts to discuss lessons learned caring for children with special health care needs, the impact of COVID-19 on caregivers and strategies to adapt, what resources are available now, and how to plan for the future of your child with special needs and achieve financial confidence.

 

Workforce 2020: Meeting the benefits needs of today’s diverse workforce in a changed world

July 28, 2020

A look at Guardian’s latest research on the growing importance of inclusion and diversity strategies for attracting and retaining today’s workers.

 

Ready, set, go-live! Preparing for the start of Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave (PFML) Law

July 9, 2020

With less than six months to go, will you be ready when the new Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave law goes into effect on January 1, 2021?  This webinar can help with your preparations.

 

Inclusivity and empathy: How to support your LGBTQ workforce

June 30, 2020

Learn how employers can become better allies to their LGBTQ workforce by strategically developing more inclusive benefits, creating policies that promote equality, and more.

 

Webinar: Preparing for the CA Consumer Privacy Act 

April 23, 2020

This webinar provides an overview of the new California Consumer Privacy Act including who is covered, how it impacts businesses and what data is in scope.

 

Dental Benefits 2020: A bridge to oral health and wellness

April 9, 2020

This webinar reviews the results of Guardian's latest research on dental care utilization trends and explores the impact of COVID-19 on dental benefits.

 

Risk Redirect: Using Group Benefits to Reduce Illegitimate Workers’ Comp Claims

March 26, 2020

Learn how more employers are implementing group benefits plans to help reduce misuse of workers' compensation. 

 

Webinar: Risk Redirect in California

March 26, 2020 

This webinar explains how more employers are implementing accident and disability benefits plans to help reduce illegitimate worker’s compensation claims. 

 

Webinar: Washington, D.C. paid family leave: What you need to know now

March 12, 2020 

Panelists from Guardian and ReedGroup tell you what you need to know to be compliant with the new DC PFL. 

 

Webinar: Test Your FMLA Knowledge

February 20, 2020

During this webinar, attendees walk through real-life Family and Medical Leave Act scenarios, each with multiple-choice options to test their knowledge.

 

Webinar: Coming Into focus

January 30, 2020

This complimentary webinar reviews the state of eye health in America, the latest trends in vision benefits, and the linkage between eye health and overall wellness.

 

Webinar: Paid Family Leave Law: A West Coast Update - CA, WA, OR

December 5, 2019

The last webinar in our Fall 2019 series on state family and medical leave law covers the soon-to-be effective Washington state law, the recently passed Oregon law, and recent updates to California's longstanding law.

 

Webinar: NJ & NY Paid Family Leave Laws: 2019/2020 Changes

November 21, 2019

Learn more about the 2019/2020 changes to the New Jersey and New York Paid family leave laws.

 

Webinar: Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave: Got Questions? Ask the Experts

November 14, 2019

This webinar on Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law reviews regulations, changes, key dates, eligibility, and how Guardian will support employers.

 

Webinar: MA Paid Family & Medical Leave Law: Demystifying the Details

May 22, 2019

The first webinar in our MA PFML series explores topics including eligibility, benefits, employer responsibilities, and next steps.

 

Webinar: The Future of Dentistry: Improving Oral Health in America

April 11, 2019

This webinar addresses trends that are accelerating change in the practice of dentistry and the business of dental benefits.

 

Webinar: Let’s Talk Paid Family Leave: Ask the Compliance Experts

April 4, 2019

This webinar explores trends and updates on current and pending state leave laws.

 

Webinar: The 3C’s of the ADA: Consistency, Compliance and Communication

March 7, 2019

Explore the impact of consistency, compliance, and communication on the ADA accommodation process including best practices, tips, and tools for application.

 

2019 Leave Management Symposium

February 21, 2019

Watch leave management insights and other highlights from the 2019 Leave Management Symposium, held on February 21st in New York City.

 

Webinar: Pain Management in Crisis: Opioids and the Role of Dental Benefits Management

January 17, 2019

Explore strategies for fighting the U.S. opioid epidemic through prescription monitoring, ED diversion, and dental case management.

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