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Current Coronavirus Resources for HR Professionals

    We will attempt to keep this page updated with current resources and learning opportunities related to the Coronavirus and any other current events. Please check back regularly.


    2022 Compliance Snapshot - this is a great tool to help you with federal labor and employment laws!

    Information about Vaccine Mandates -

    Can Employers Require COVID-19 Vaccinations?

    Coronavirus Vaccine Information - here and here

    FEMA - Exercise Starter Kit for Workshop on Reconstituting Operations

    Webinar: Social Distancing, Sanitization, and More: How to Create a Healthy Environment for Employees and Customers. 5/21

    Webinar: Maintaining Company Culture in Times of Change - 5/20 - 11AM

    Webinar: Employee Benefits COVID-19 and COBRA update May 28 - 12 NOON

    Webinar: How to Improve Employee Performance in Remote Teams May 20 - 11 AM

    Webinar: Path Forward: Sports, Entertainment & Restaurants: How restrictions to mass gatherings will impact key industries - May 14 - 1:00 PM

    Webinar: How Restaurants, Movie Theaters, and Other High-Density Business are Adapting to Coronavirus -May 14 1:00 PM

    Webinar: Loans, Funding, and What's Next presented by US Chamber and Inc. - Friday, May 15

    Webinar: How to reopen: industry leaders talk return to work Thurs. May 21

    Webinar: Building New Workplaces for the Post-Pandemic World - May 13

    Employer Benefits Questions on Pressing COVID-19 Issues - slides

    Montana School Reopening Guide: 


    Reopening Montana Phased Approach: /sites/

    PayneWest and Benefit Comply Webinar - COVID -19 Employee Benefits Related Issues - we will review actual employee benefits compliance questions we have received regarding COVID-19 benefits related issues, such as enrollment changes including delays in open enrollments, how reduced hours may affect full-time status, and more. The relevant guidance is changing daily, so join us for the most up to date information available.

    Webinar: Taming the COVID-19 Chaos: What employers need to know Part 5

    SHRM National Resource page for SHRM National Members is here

    Webinar - Resiliency, Flexibility and Adaptability - eligible for SHRM and HRCI credits

    Save the Date: Path Forward - The Roadmap to Reopening - Webinar

    HR Insights - enewsletter

    Columbia Falls Chamber of Commerce - Covid-19 Updates HERE

    Information about COVID-19 Emergency Loans /sites/

    Podcasts re: Coronavirus:

    HR Trends Podcast

    HR Trends is a weekly podcast featuring interviews with leading experts in the field of Human Resources. Hosted by Clare Morin, HR Trends draws from the deep bench of subject matter experts from national HR thought leaders.


    Montana Department of Labor and Industry on Soundcloud

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law March 27th - presentation by Jim Nys of Westaff

    SHRM National Coronavirus Resources

    Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements

    Webinar Recording: Employment Law Compliance Issues for Employers in Responding to COVID-19

    Coronavirus Act – Benefit-Related FAQ

    10 Things Employers Need to Know NOW about Leave Law and Coronavirus

    Unemployment Benefits/Rules by State


    Kalispell Chamber Covid-19 Resources - updated regularly