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Connecticut Advisory Session: CT PFML and Absence Management - Which Way is Up?

With Connecticut paid leave employee deductions well on their way, what's next for employers?

Reviewing company policies, researching the latest legislative changes and trying to keep up with piles of paperwork, it's no surprise employers and HR professionals find themselves trying to understand which way is up when dealing with leave and absence management. With employees able to begin submitting applications for Connecticut Paid Leave benefits in the Fall of this year, it's imperative that organizations are prepared. During this webinar, our panel discusses what employers & HR professionals should be considering next regarding Connecticut Paid Leave and tackle the question on many organization's minds: How to best handle leave management amidst the ever-changing leave laws?

Topics covered include:

  • Connecticut Paid Leave Updates
  • What Employers Should Be Considering Next for their Organization
  • Pain Points & Pitfalls of Leave of Absence
  • To Outsource Leave of Absence or Not
  • OneDigital Leave of Absence Solution




Principal & Senior Benefits Consultant, OneDigital

As a Senior Benefits Consultant and Principal, Ron specializes in providing consulting and business advice aimed at improving the financial performance of his client employer groups. With nearly 30 years’ experience as a health & welfare benefits consultant, he has helped implement strategies that encourage employers to leverage their employee benefits as the driving force behind future growth and distinction within their respective industries.




Principal, OneDigital

Ray has over 25 years of experience in the insurance and healthcare industry. Prior to joining OneDigital in 2018, he led is own firm to become one of the premier employee benefit consulting firms in the industry that delivered a unique value proposition with services such as Absence Management Administration, Global Insurance Solutions and other customized solutions. Ray is an experienced employee benefit consultant representing clients in various industries including banking, technology, major retailers, higher education institutions, national chain restaurants and other high profile companies. He particularly excels at serving clients that have complex needs including employers that are publicly traded, have self-funded plans, multi-state locations and organizations seeking profitable growth through global expansion.



Senior HR Business Partner, OneDigital

Donna has over 25 years of progressive human resources experience across many different businesses within small, mid-size, and large international Fortune 500 organizations. Her industry experience in union and non-union environments include aerospace, manufacturing, construction, energy, insurance, distribution, legal, and non-profit. She brings her clients a depth of experience in strategic HR planning, process improvement, recruitment and retention, employee relations, and training and development. In addition, she is accredited with the Human Resources Certification Institute as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR); the Society for Human Resource Management as a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP); a Talent Optimization Certified Consultant with The Predictive Index (PI); and a Certified Trainer with Development Dimensions International, Inc. (DDI).



Leave of Absence Account Manager, OneDigital

Bethany Kinerson is a Leave of Absence Analyst at OneDigital. She began focusing on employee benefits and absence management over 10 years ago and enjoys supporting her clients as they navigate their leave administration options. Prior to joining OneDigital, Bethany’s experience was based in finance from private equity, public accounting and real estate where she enjoyed working with a large range of employers.