The U.S. is one of the only developed countries lacking a mandate for income protection to employees who need to take time off to care for themselves and their families. As a result, states and municipalities are looking to ensure protection for employees now more than ever. Where state and municipal mandates conflict with existing time off policies and practices, employers are left to sort through their own compliance while ensuring their programs still attract and retain the best employees.
Brycie Repphun from The Partners Group and Kimberly Mashburn from The Hartford took a look at the current landscape of Paid Family Leave.
During this webcast we focused on the following:
Discussed current and evolving federal, state, and municipal regulations impacting Paid Sick Leave, Paid Parental Leave and Paid Family Leave
Dove into recent studies and surveys highlighting the growing trend of Employer-Funded Paid Family and Paid Parental Leaves
Provided an overview of the process your organization can follow to ensure your Paid Time Off programs remain compliant
Celebrated the successes of employers who have turned mandates into opportunities to create innovative and competitive time off programs to enhance their Talent Acquisition and Retention Strategies
Brycie Repphun - Account Executive, Total Absence Management, The Partners GroupKimberly Mashburn, RN, CCWS - National Accounts Practice Lead, The Hartford
Brycie has spent the entirety of her career in the field of absence and disability management. With a journey that began with administering FMLA leaves for one of our nation’s largest retailers, Brycie advanced to oversight of an Absence and Disability Benefits program for a private financial servicing firm where she led the charge to implement several successful absence solutions, including policy and practice harmonization, creation of a formal ADA evaluation process, and integration of a leave management software solution. Brycie’s intimate knowledge of the challenges and successes, from the employer’s perspective, of maintaining and growing an effective absence and disability program while managing the ever-changing regulatory environment is something she is passionate about sharing with her clients in her consulting role.
Kimberly brings over 25 years of experience in the fields of absence and disability management, workplace productivity, wellness and return to work strategies. She has been published in numerous trade and financial journals and is often invited to present at national industry conferences as a recognized thought leader in absence and productivity management. Prior to joining The Hartford, Kimberly was Vice President at a consulting firm where she was the company’s subject matter expert for absence and productivity. She began her career as a registered nurse and served in several hospital-based leadership positions before becoming President and CEO of a large multi-specialty medical practice and then joined UNUM where she served in national accounts leadership roles. She serves on the national board of directors for DMEC and is active in the Atlanta community as chair of an annual Women’s Leadership Conference.
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