Experts from The Standard to Present at 2019 DMEC FMLA/ADA Employer Compliance Conference

Dateline:

PORTLAND, Ore.
April 18, 2019

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Breanna Scott, director, Product and Service Management and Kate Wilkinson, J.D., senior director and assistant counsel for The Standard, are presenting May 7 at the Disability Management Employer Coalition FMLA/ADA Employer Compliance Conference. Taking place May 6 – 9 at the Hilton Portland Downtown, the conference will help employers tackle Family and Medical Leave Act/Americans with Disabilities Act (FMLA/ADA) complexity and find solutions to improve compliance of their programs.

Scott and Wilkinson’s presentation, Marijuana in the Workplace: Employer Considerations for an Evolving Trend, will be a panel presentation with Mary Kay O’Neill, M.D., partner, Mercer, and Kristin Williams, director, Human Resources, Woodward, Inc. Presenters will address the effect legalized marijuana use has on companies’ employment practices. In addition, they’ll address employment law factors, medicinal findings, HR policy impacts and clinical applications for workplace accommodations related to marijuana.

  • Marijuana in the Workplace: Employer Considerations for an Evolving Trend
    • Presented by:
      • Breanna Scott, director, Product and Service Management, The Standard
      • Kate Wilkinson, J.D., senior director and assistant counsel, The Standard
      • Mary Kay O’Neill, M.D., partner, Mercer
      • Kristin Williams, director, Human Resources, Woodward, Inc.
    • May 7, 2019
    • 3 – 4 p.m.
    • Hilton Portland Downtown, 921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97204

For more information on the conference, visit http://dmec.org/conferences-and-events/compliance-conference/

If you would like to speak with Scott or Wilkinson about the topic of marijuana in the workplace, please reach out to Justin Smith at jsmith@bader-rutter.com.

About The Standard

The Standard is a family of companies dedicated to helping you achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. In business since 1906, we are a leading provider of financial protection products and services for employers and individuals. Our products include group and individual disability insurance, group life, dental and vision insurance, voluntary (employee-paid) benefits, absence management services, and retirement plans and annuities for employers and individuals. For more information about The Standard, visit www.standard.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

The Standard is the marketing name for StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries: Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Mortgage Investors, Inc., StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., StanCorp Real Estate, LLC, and StanCorp Equities, Inc.

Contact:

General Media
Robyn Shuey, Program Manager, Community Relations
971.321.7822
robyn.shuey@standard.com

Trade Media
Justin Smith, Bader Rutter & Associates
262.938.5483
jsmith@bader-rutter.com

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