April 2020 | FIFTH EDITION NEWSLETTER
WHAT'S NEW(S)?
What to Expect From the Next Round of PPP Loans...
The Paycheck Protection Program is expected to get an infusion of $320 billion in funding this week. While more relief is welcome, the problems that came with the initial rollout are not.

By Diana Ransom | INC. | 04/22/2020
Small Employers and the FFCRA...
Q. Our total workforce is made up of 26 employees, and we do not have a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) policy in place. Under the recently approved Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), do we need to adopt a full FMLA policy, or can we simply comply with the income protection features of this temporary federal legislation?
By Jeanna Crocker, JD Content Specialist, Legal Apr 7, 2020
  Using Daily Reports with Remote Workers
With unprecedented numbers of employees shifting to remote work for many companies in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, managers are facing new challenges when it comes to supervising their teams.
By Lin Grensing-Pophal, Contributing Editor Apr 21, 2020 | HR Daily Advisor
Serious Lack of Trust in HR Continues into the Coronavirus Outbreak
Do employees trust HR? That’s the question two different organizations sought answers for in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Each found discouraging results that should be of serious concern as HR faces the many challenges brought about by the virus.
By James Davis, Editor, HR Daily Advisor Apr 6, 2020
OSHA Enforcement Priorities During the Coronavirus Pandemic
INSPRO
How Corporate Fitness Programs Are Shifting in a Work-from-Home World
For many U.S. employees, “working from home” is the new normal—at least for now. They are working in a whole new way while maintaining productivity and even taking on new roles depending on their industry and the needs of their organization.
By Ann Wyatt, VP, Program Management & Engagement, HealthFitness Apr 22, 2020
A WORD FROM OUR SPONSORS...
CONFERENCE ON THE BRAIN
SPRING 2020 IOWA EMPLOYMENT CONFERENCE RECAP
FAMILY FORTUNE
At home resources for families...
100 things to do while in QUARANTINE!
Searching for Some Fun While Social Distancing?
Here Are 29 Scavenger Hunt Ideas for Kids!
STRONG MINDS | STRONG HEARTS
TROPHY CABINET
Nan, you pulled off an awesome conference! I am grateful for the opportunity to present to your attendees and I have to say I am so very proud of you for not only reacting quickly but also making this a reality!
Nataliya Boychenko | MBA, CEBS | Account Executive, EB/Shareholder Holmes Murphy

Thank you for your technical support during my presentation last week! I had a great time presenting and was pleased with the engagement from the audience.
Skye Mercer | MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP | HR Consultant / Leadership Coach | Skye HR Consulting, LLC
Y’all - you made this so easy and seamless. I thank you so much for making it easy. Your communication was fabulous.
Alan Feirer | Group Dynamic
 
THE YUM FACTOR
FEEL LIKE ENCHILADAS TONIGHT??
Try these feisty recipes from The Food Network...
Ree Drummond
Guy Fieri
The Food Network Kitchen
NOTES FROM NAN

Super excited to say our very first Iowa Employment Conference Virtual Webinar went off without a hitch!!

Can I just say our tribe is AMAZING!?!
Our speakers - seamless!
Our attendees - un-phased!
Our sponsors - our backbone!
Our team - THE BEST TEAM EVER!

They always say surround yourself with greatness
to see a better you. We were surrounded by greatness
and I thank YOU! Nan