HR Trends Podcast

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HR Trends features 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 at Unum as well as industry partners and national HR thought leaders.

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Episode 23: Developing an employee-centric leave program

Today’s workforce is faced with extraordinary challenges in balancing work and family obligations. Women in particular are exiting the workforce in unprecedented numbers during the pandemic to care for children and elderly family members.
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Episode 22: Fundamentals of a leave and absence strategy

Yesterday’s leave and absence management programs aren’t working for today’s workforce – or the workforce of the future. Employers face significant challenges managing employee leave and HR compliance, from evolving complex regulations, to competition for highly skilled employees and an ongoing global health crisis. In this episode, leave and absence management experts Matthew Howes of Aon and Susan Stowell and Marci Cyr from Unum explore these challenges and share the fundamentals of building a modern strategy.
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Episode 21: Paid leave during a pandemic: The state response

HR compliance is more complex than ever, particularly with leave and absence management. In this podcast episode, you’ll get an overview of paid leave laws, both pre-pandemic and those being signed into law amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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Ep. 20: How employers can support employee mental health this fall

September 24, 2020

A new survey shows that with the ongoing pandemic and complexities caused by school closures this fall, employers are expecting a rise in mental health challenges for their employees.

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Ep. 19: The uncertain future of FFCRA

August 18, 2020

Two national employment law experts, Jeff Nowak and Ellen McCann, discuss the NY federal court’s decision and its implications for the future of FFCRA leave – and employers.

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Ep. 18: Virtual enrollment in a COVID-19 environment

In this episode, benefits experts Shawn Ferguson and Richard Shaffer provide insights for employers starting or expanding virtual-enrollment capabilities.

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