Complying with vaccine mandates

October 19, 2021

Unum’s leading experts on the vaccine mandate and related areas of employment law review the specifics of the proposed vaccine mandate and what companies can expect in terms of compliance. Get a thorough overview of both the regulatory requirements as well as important considerations for employers who plan to leverage technology tools to help manage the challenge.

For more information on the vaccine mandate, you may view a recording of our special live event with Human Resource Executive on October 26.

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Ellen McCann

Assistant Vice President, Leave Solutions — Unum Group

Ellen McCann serves as a leading expert in applying benefits and benefits technology to power modern solutions to more effective employee leave programs, stronger regulatory compliance and enhanced digital HR transformation. In this role, she combines more than 30 years of employment law experience with practical knowledge of the complexities of leave and accommodation management to help develop and create solutions that enable employers to address the challenges of leave and accommodations. She is an acclaimed national speaker on leave management issues including FMLA and ADA, and is a certified trainer for SHRM and CE credit.

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Tamika Newson

Assistant Vice President and Legal Counsel, Unum's Employment Law Group

Tamika Newson joined Unum after 22 years of employment-law counseling and litigation as a partner in several large law firms. Prior to joining Unum, she litigated employment matters nationwide. Tamika advises Human Resources on all employment-related legal issues, with particular emphasis on FMLA, ADA, leaves of absence, wage/hour compliance, military leaves, restrictive covenants and employee-relations issues. She also provides daily legal support to Unum's Leave Management Center and its ADA Services Center. Tamika received her BA from DePauw University and her JD from Hamline University School of Law (now Mitchell Hamline). She is a certified trainer for CE credit and is a frequent national speaker on FMLA and ADA. She has been selected as a “Best Lawyer in America” in the area of employment law every year from 2013 to 2019.

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Preetha Sekharan

Head of Digital Strategy and Digital Incubator, Unum

Preetha Sekharan is Head of Digital Strategy and the Digital Incubator at Unum. She leads a team of digital strategists and technologists that incubate new digital business ideas and experiment with emerging technologies to assess how they can be applied and scaled across the organization. Prior to joining Unum, Sekharan was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and Booz & Company, serving C-suite leaders on strategic areas in the financial services and medical insurance verticals. She brings extensive experience in large-scale business and technology transformations — and holds an MBA from Duke University and a Bachelor of Engineering from National Institute of Technology, India.

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