Zen and the art of intermittent leave management

February 7, 2024

Best practices and new innovations changing the field

About this webinar

Managing intermittent leave is a key pain point for HR teams—one that gets more complex every year. In this webinar, three national leave experts share their insights to help HR teams address these ongoing challenges and help employers transform their existing intermittent leave processes. They’ll also discuss the tech innovations changing how larger employers manage intermittent leave.

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Angel Bennett

Assistant Vice President, Leave and ADA Solutions, Unum

Angel Bennett is Assistant Vice President of Leave and ADA Solutions at Unum. Angel has been with Unum since 2003 and has held many roles within Benefits and Absence Management, including positions in Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, Leave Management, Paid Leave and ADA. She led the charge in standing up Unum's first Paid Leave Organization in 2017 and continues to drive success in the department. Angel also oversees Unum's growing ADA department, which has become an essential part of the company's leave offering. Angel received a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She holds the Associate, Life and Health Claims and Associate, Customer Service designations.

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Daris Freeman, J.D.

Assistant Vice President, Legal Counsel, Unum

Daris Freeman has spent more than 20 years at Unum focused on all things absence management. As Assistant Vice President, Legal Counsel, Daris’ primary responsibility is to support Unum’s Absence Management operation, which administers FMLA, paid leave, ADA and over 200 complementary state laws. Daris also partners with state agencies through rule-making and operational workgroups to apply her expertise and experience to the development of their programs. In addition, she assists in the development of Unum’s products and services to help clients comply with paid leave requirements while integrating with existing leave and pay programs. Daris is a certified trainer for SHRM and CE credit and is a frequent speaker on FMLA, ADA and paid leave.

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Rich Lappin

Vice President of Platform Strategies, Unum

Rich Lappin is the VP of Platform Strategies – Platform Partnerships at Unum. Rich has spent 25 years in the insurance industry in a variety of roles, including benefits, reporting and analytics, account management and implementation. He’s currently leading Unum’s efforts to improve the employer and employee experience for customers using the Workday system.

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