A Roadmap for Navigating COVID-19 Leave Laws


Presenters: Ellen McCann and Daris Freeman, Unum  

Original program date: April 30, 2020 (available for on-demand viewing through July 2020)

Program length: 60 minutes

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The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life for people around the world and HR teams in the U.S. have had to react to extremely fast-moving emergency legislation. In this webcast, two thought leaders from Unum, Ellen McCann and Daris Freeman, will walk employers through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the key areas to be mindful of when administering it. 

Learn about our speaker About the Presenters: Ellen McCann is assistant vice president and legal counsel with Unum's employment law group. In her role, she advises human resources on all employment-related legal issues. McCann is an acclaimed national speaker on leave management issues including FMLA and ADA and is also a certified trainer for SHRM and CE credit. Additionally, she is also a regular guest on Unum’s HR Trends podcast.

Daris Freeman is assistant vice president and legal counsel for Unum. Freeman’s primary responsibility is to support Unum’s Absence Management Center which administers FMLA, paid leave, ADA and over 200 complementary state laws. She partners with the operation and their clients to develop compliant solutions for their unique absence management challenges. Most recently, Freeman’s time has been dedicated to the paid leave landscape, implementing solutions for customers and working with state agencies on development of their programs.

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SHRM CertificationRecertification Credit

SHRM Certification has approved this webcast for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification. A program code will be provided at the end of the webcast. The program also meets recertification credit standards set by the HR Certification Institute and other HR certifying bodies, but candidates must manually enter their activity into their records.

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This webcast is sponsored by Unum



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