August 27, 2020
It took a pandemic to make it happen, but U.S. employers are changing their approach to leave benefits to meet employees’ needs. As employers update or expand their leave benefits for this new future, what will leave management look like in a post-pandemic world? And what key considerations should employers keep in mind for the immediate future?
In this webinar, four thought leaders in employee benefits and leave management share their expertise, bringing four unique perspectives, including regulatory, market, employer and carrier views. The panel offers insights to overcoming regulatory and administration challenges while keeping employees healthy and productive.
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Assistant Vice President, Legal Counsel, Unum's Employment Law Group
Ellen McCann is an acclaimed national speaker on leave management issues, including the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). She is also a certified trainer for the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and continuing education (CE) credit. As Assistant Vice President, Legal Counsel for Unum’s Employment Law Group, Ellen advises Human Resources on all employment-related legal issues. She also provides legal support to Unum’s Absence Management Center, which provides leave administration services to its customers. Presently, Unum’s leave administration product includes administration of close to 200 state leave laws in addition to FMLA and covers close to 3 million lives. Ellen has been employed by Unum for 23 years and worked for a law firm in Boston for seven years prior to joining Unum.
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.