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Upcoming Events & Trainings from NYCON

June 27, 2011

Contract Employment vs. At-Will Employment [Webinar]
A Special Session for NYSCA Grantees

Presented by Kevin Stadelmaier, Esq. Legal Advisor, NYCON

June 28th, 2011 10:00am to 12:00pm

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224.jpgIn virtually every non-union hiring or termination decision made in NYS workplaces, this becomes an essential question. In NYCON’s Webinar "At Will and For Contract Employment" we will explore the nature of at will and contract employment, the NYS requirements of each and pitfalls to be avoided in the administration of your personnel. Best practice advice on crafting personnel policies and employment contracts will be provided so as to allow your organization to more efficiently manage staffing and avoid untoward consequences in the event terminations are required.

This webinar will be held on June 28th from 10am to 12pm and is open to current grantees of the NYS Council on the Arts.

Date: June 28th, 2011
10:00am to 12:00pm
Cost: FREE. Open only to NYSCA Grantees.
This is a webinar. Log-in details will be emailed to you prior to the event.
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NYPMIFA: New Rules for Your Nonprofit’s Investments [Webinar]

Presented by Michael West, Esq. Legal Advisor, NYCON

June 30th, 2011 10:00am to 12:00pm

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396.jpgDoes your nonprofit have an endowment or manage a fund portfolio? If so, then attendance at NYCON’s "NYPMIFA: New Rules for your Nonprofit’s Investments" Webinar is a must!

NYPMIFA, the New York Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act, recently adopted by the NYS legislature, sets new standards for managing, investing, spending & preserving institutional funds & endowment funds in accordance with donor intent. It further provides modern articulations of the prudence standards for the management & investment of charitable funds & for endowment spending as well as the notifications of donors that is all in effect under the current law and applied retroactively to all NYS Nonprofits.

This comprehensive webinar will provide information on what NYPMIFA is an how it applies to your nonprofit and its fiscal management practices.

Date: June 30th, 2011
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Cost: $15.00 for NYCON Members; $45 for Non-Members
This is a webinar. Log-in details will be emailed to you prior to the event.
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High Unemployment Costs? Find Out if the Unemployment Savings Program for NYCON Members through First Nonprofits Companies can Save You Money.

July 14th or August 23rd, 2011 10:00am to 11:00am

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Why pay a tax if you don’t have to?
Many NYCON Members have switched from paying the state unemployment tax rates to First Nonprofit Unemployment Savings Program saving up to 60% of their unemployment costs annually. Find out if you can too.

Instead of paying the state tax upfront, this program reimburses the state for the actual claims paid to your former employees. Since nonprofits have fewer claims than most employeres, reimbursing is generally less expensive than paying the tax. First Nonprofit Companies handles all the paperwork.

The Federal government put this opportunity is in place to allow nonprofits to redirect those dollars saved into the community and your mission.

For many nonprofits, joining this program can be a financially sound alternative to contributing to the New York State tax system. Once you enroll, your organization will be able to allocate the money you saved to your own programs.

Join us on this webinar to see if the First Nonprofit Savings Program might be right for your nonprofit organization.

Date(s): July 14th or August 23rd, 2011

Time: 10:00am to 11:00am

Cost: Free

Location: This is a webinar. Lon-in details will be emailed to you prior to the event

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In This Issue
Contract Employment Vs. At Will Employment
NYPMIFA: New Rules for Nonprofits
Benefit Spotlight: Unemployment Program
Upcoming Trainings from NYCON Partners
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