Marshall Whittey, Regional Sales Director, First Nonprofit
The Society for Human Resources Management has compiled resources for Addressing Fears About Returning to the Workplace by employers handling situations where personnel express concerns about safely returning to the office after an extended period of time working remotely.
The Workforce Re-Entry Toolkit (UST) provides helpful checklists, letter templates, sample policies, and response plans designed to help nonprofit leaders prepare to re-enter the workplace. It also includes an on-demand webinar with tips for welcoming employees back to the office while maintaining compliance with state and federal COVID-19 regulations.
Workforce Re-Entry Toolkit:
The recent passage of the American Rescue Plan Act includes updates and changes to the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC). Join presenter Jennifer Rohen with CLA to explore what the employee retention credits are, eligibility criteria and amounts for 2020 and 2021, and what it means for your nonprofit. We'll also discuss the changes that continue the credits through the end of 2021.
Get an overview of the latest federal COVID-19 relief plans – including the American Rescue Plan Act – the state budget and major legislation affecting nonprofits, and potential policy solutions that could help nonprofits during the 2021 NC legislative session.
Presenter: David Heinen, Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits
Recording length: 1 hour, 2 minutes
The COVID-19 pandemic launched essential employees into the spotlight. Suddenly, everyone from local nonprofits to massive corporations wanted to uplift these team members. For some, it was a PR tactic; for others, it was the perfect time to highlight the critical work of essential employees, often without the salaries or recognition they deserve.
There are different ways to be emotionally intelligent, and different situations call on us to be “agile” in our emotional intelligence, i.e. adapting to the social or emotional situation to solve the problem at hand. But sometimes we reach for the same responses out of habit, even when the situation begs us to rethink our approach. This type of reaction leaves people and organizations resistant and unprepared to solve the dynamic and diverse challenges that come our way.
While many organizations use the buzzwords diversity,’ ‘equity,’ and ‘inclusion’ as a value, employees can’t articulate actions by their leadership around this pivotal issue. If you want to ignite excitement and purpose around DEI at your workplace, this session will provide actionable steps you can take to spearhead change at any size organization, and share resources including a workplace checklist, tips on how to form a DEI working group, and statistics that help support your case for DEI.
Recording length: 1 hour, 9 minutes
As President and CEO of the Raleigh Chamber, Adrienne Cole represents one of the fastest-growing regions in the U.S. by leading an 1,800 member regional business organization focused on economic development, regional mobility, government affairs, business support and community engagement. Adrienne will share an introduction to the Raleigh Chamber, her leadership philosophy, lessons learned from Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity initiatives, the impact of the global pandemic, trying new things and moving forward during times of change.
Recording length: 44 minutes
Jeanne Tedrow, President & CEO, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits