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“But We Don’t Bend that Way! Should We?”: A Guide to Workplace Flexibility
Tuesday 06/19/2018 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: HR Expertise, Critical Evaluation | Intended Audience: Midlevel
Workplace Application:
You will learn strategies on how to use workplace flexibility to attract and retain talent while staying in compliance with the law. 

Workplace flexibility can be used to both attract and retain talent. This session will review workplace flexibility requirements under federal and state laws as well as proven methods and best practices to apply workplace flexibility strategies as a recruitment, accommodation and retention tool/resource. Workplace flexibility is not only part of many disability accommodation discussions but it is also called for in workers compensation light duty discussions, maternity, paternity and other family leave or sick leave plans. This session will review:

  • The legal requirements that come with offering work flex policies.
  • The common-sense benefits of workplace flexibility policies and practices.
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James Reidy, Shareholder,
Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green, PA