Don’t let employee absences derail your organization.

Learn how to structure an employee leave program that improves engagement and minimizes costs
and risks.

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Employee absences can be planned, happy experiences or unfortunate and challenging for employees and employer alike. They can also be challenging and costly to manage, especially if they lead to lower workplace productivity and require extra effort from co-workers. An efficient, compliant, and managed leave and disability program can improve employee engagement, retention, and wellbeing, contributing to improved business results.
Our speakers will highlight ways your organization can set your program up for success and help employees return to work sooner. Key topics will include:

  • The importance of caring for employees before, during, and after their leave or disability-related absence
  • What a well-designed absence program looks like
  • Why you should perform program due diligence
  • How to structure a program audit to minimize risk
  • Ways to enhance engagement and satisfaction, compliance, and business results

About our speakers

Mary Armstrong Flippo HORIZONTALMary Armstrong-Flippo is a Principal and leads our Absence and Productivity practice. She has more than 27 years of HR consulting experience helping organizations create and manage absence and time-off policies to ensure they stay competitive, manage their risk, and cater to the needs of a multi-generational workforce.
Ruth Hunt photo 1-1-19Ruth Hunt is a Principal in Buck’s Engagement practice and the Global Wellbeing Survey leader. She has more than 30 years of HR and internal communication consulting experience. As a facilitator, Ruth helps to outline strategy, align levers for shared accountability, and creatively drive employee action.
Heidi Pottgen HORIZONTALHeidi Pottgen is a Director in our Group Disability and Life practice. She has over 20 years of consulting experience, including group/individual life and disability insurance programs, vacation, paid time off and sick benefits, and mandated/voluntary medical and family leave.


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