Sun Life Summit

AGENDA & SPEAKERS

TOPIC: The New Healthy Workplace:
Politics and Practice

1:00 – 1:45 PM ET

Keynote: THE POLITICS OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

How will the 2016 election impact employer-sponsored health coverage? Has the implementation of the Affordable Care Act changed expectations? How can brokers and employers prepare for November and beyond? Katy Spangler, a health policy expert with the American Benefits Council, will share insights. James Slotnick of Sun Life moderates.

1:50 - 2:45 PM ET

Roundtable: WHY WORK IS HEALTHY

What’s the connection between healthy employees and a healthy business? How do America’s changing demographics affect employee retention? Is work really good for us? Hear from three industry experts about how ACA policies, wellness trends, and demographics are changing what we think of as a healthy workplace.

2:50 – 3:30 PM ET

Education: BEST PRACTICES FOR A HEALTHY ABSENCE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

Absences from work happen. They could stem from an illness, maternity leave, or another cause. How employers manage those absences can make a real difference to employee retention—and the company’s bottom line. At this session, you will learn about absence management best practices that help employees deal with life’s ups and downs, and employers stay in compliance with state and federal laws.