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Punk Rock HR

Mar 30, 2020

Punk Rock HR Episode 101: 


This episode covers some of your questions about Coronavirus and how your employer should and shouldn't behave. To help me explore this topic, Minneapolis-based employment attorney, Kate Bischoff joins me. She's an expert on work and in the world of politics. She understands how power works at an organization, and she definitely knows a thing or two about sticking up for the underdog. We also talk about unemployment, COBRA Health Insurance and some considerations employers should think about when laying off their workforce. If you want to hear two-midwestern women talk about what is going on in the world of work right now, you won't want to miss this episode.


In this episode you’ll hear:

  1. COVID-19 and work: the questions on the minds of today's leaders, employees, and organizations
  2. Healthcare coverage concerns in the face of a global pandemic
  3. We discussed the incompetence by the federal government when they had months of forewarning
  4. Kate explains unemployment and addresses the notion that some people may be fearful of applying for benefits
  5. Some relief benefits or resources for self-employed
  6. Unconventional tips for leaders, managers, and owners who have to lay-off their workforce
  7. COVID-19 is going to prove whether or not we were committed to those issues in the first place


Resources from this episode:

Thrive Law and Consulting
Kate on LinkedIn
Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Laurie on Instagram
Laurie on LinkedIn
Read more from Laurie
Work with Laurie




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