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ADA and FMLA/Workers Compensation; Strategies for Creating an Engaged and Employee-Centric Workforce

  • St. Luke's Meridian Medical Center 520 South Eagle Road Meridian, ID, 83642 United States (map)

The Southern Idaho Compensation and Benefits Association is pleased to share details for our May session.

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 ADA and FMLA/Workers Compensation: John Ashby will present a legal update on the Americans with Disability Act and its interplay with the Family and Medical Leave Act and workers compensation laws.

 John Ashby is an employment lawyer with Hawley Troxell. John represents employers in administrative proceedings and litigation involving claims of wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, and fair labor standard practices. He also advises employers on compliance with federal and state employment laws and conducts management training in a variety of employment-related topics. He has represented clients in a broad range of litigation in state and federal courts throughout Idaho and before the Idaho Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

 A Better Dream Team – Strategies for Today’s Employee-Centric Workforce: Sarah Wilson will lead us through an exploration of best-in-class strategies to develop an employee-centric workplace culture, rewards package and development platform that will propel your team to a new level of “better.”  She will share innovative solutions and insights that you can take back to your organization to help create a more sustainable, healthier workplace culture. 

Sarah Wilson has been working in the insurance industry since 1998 and joined Gallagher in 2017 shortly after her family moved to Idaho. She has consulted for a variety of entities including nonprofit, construction, financial institutions and business services. She helps employers create physically, emotionally, socially and financially healthier organizations by building sustainable strategies that support today's multigenerational workforce. She utilizes data, benchmarking and insights to apply best practices; helping employers invest in their employees' health, financial wellbeing and career growth to design a culture that brings the right talent in the door and keeps them engaged in the organization's mission through retirement.  Sarah earned her BA in Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. She is an active participant of the Boise Chamber of Commerce and a Board Member for the Human Resources Association of the Treasure Valley (HRA-TV). She is a self-proclaimed mama-bear, outdoor enthusiast and foodie.

 Idaho Foodbank Drive: Please bring non-perishable food and/or personal hygiene items to help support the Idaho Foodbank. The Idaho Foodbank is an independent, donor-sponsored, nonprofit organization and is the largest food bank and distributor of free food assistance in Idaho. The sad reality is that more than 220,000 Idahoans, including more than 72,000 children, are food insecure; let’s come together and help make a positive difference in our community. Every item helps! For more information, please visit www.idahofoodbank.org.

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