Join us for an Educational Seminar with PL+US & NOLA SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management):
The Competitive Advantage of Offering Paid Family & Medical Leave
Along with PL+US's Workplace Director Annie Sartor, Caitlin Berni of Berni Consulting and Zach Butterworth of Adams & Reese will discuss why offering paid family and medical leave is important for employee retention and competitiveness. They'll also provide an overview of how to effectively implement a paid family and medical leave policy for your business.
Annie Sartor, PL+US
Annie leads workplace programs at PL+US, Paid Leave for the US and works with the nation's top employers to develop high quality paid family leave policies to meet the needs of working families. Annie has over 15 years of experience in public advocacy campaigns, and is passionate about applying this experience to ensure that everyone working in the United States is able to be there for their families when they are needed most. Annie led the development of PL+US' index of paid family leave policies of the Top 60 Employers in the United States, which publicly lists continually updated policy data affecting over 14 million working people, and is always excited to talk with any company interested in improving its employee benefits.
Caitlin Berni, Berni Consulting
Caitlin Berni is the founder and partner of Berni Consulting, a public affairs and consulting firm based in New Orleans. She leads public affairs campaigns for corporate, nonprofit and advocacy clients both in New Orleans and nationally. Caitlin enjoys elevating the importance of paid family and medical leave for Louisiana families via her work for PL+US. Throughout her career, Caitlin has worked on a number of diverse issues, including economic development, floor insurance reform, enviornmental causes and early childhood policy. She has deep ties to Louisiana's business community and Congressional delegation, having previous served as the Senior VP for Policy and Communications at GNO, Inc. and in the office of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.
Zach Butterworth, Adams & Reese
Zach Butterworth advises clients on law, public policy and government relations matters in Louisiana and Washington, D.C. He has strong, bipartisan relationships with federal, state and local public officials, and he has led persuasive coalitions across a spectrum of policy areas. On the federal level, he has worked closely with Louisiana's congressional delegation and with key staff and members on the Senate and House Committees relevant to the interests of Louisiana.
PL+US (Paid Leave for the United States) is the nation's leading nonprofit solely dedicated to fighting and winning paid family leave for everyone in the U.S. PL+US has partnered with investors, top U.S. employers and small and medium-sized business leaders to drive private sector support for paid family leave policy and expand coverage for over 2.5 million in the U.S. Learn more at: http://paidleave.us/.