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Description:Join a panel of benefits providers and practitioners to explore some of the latest trends, perils and opportunities (TPOs) in employee benefits. Find out what is cutting-edge in the benefits arena, what’s on the horizon and what may or may not work for your multi-need, multi-generational workforce.
DATE:Monday, March 30 at 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 4
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Total Rewards
Description:In this interactive session, you'll learn about the blockbuster issues impacting higher education and review the most important higher ed labor and employment law decisions of 2020. Hear the facts and learn the precedents and arguments for each. Then, test your knowledge by judging for yourself which side won each case. The winners in each case will be revealed and questions answered along the way. The decisions are tough, which will make for an exciting discussion for all participants.
DATE:Tuesday, March 31 at 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 2
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:Concerns around faculty pay inequity are often based on generalizations that may not lend themselves to broad application of market-based pay adjustments, leaving department chairs, deans and provosts in the unenviable position of responding without good information. Learn how Augusta University leveraged CUPA-HR's DataOnDemand tool to help empower deans to better inform faculty pay decisions.
DATE:Tuesday, March 31 at 2:35 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 5
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Talent Management
Description:Get the inside story from Washington, D.C., on the latest in benefits-related legislation, regulations and court cases.
DATE:Tuesday, March 31 at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 3
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Total Rewards
Description:This session will provide invaluable insight into the dos and don'ts of constructing Title IX investigative reports, specifically the major sections that each report should contain; the importance of identifying each claim being investigated; how to capture and report on statements made by the parties; the inclusion and evaluation of evidence; and conducting analyses of the credibility of the parties. Attendees will also be instructed in the Title IX and Clery Act implications of conducting investigations and in providing due process to the parties with regard to obtaining the information contained in the investigative report.
DATE:Tuesday, March 31 at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
ROOM:Percival
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:People might join an organization for compensation or growth opportunities, but according to Gallup, 75 percent leave because of their supervisor. Learn how poor supervision leads to higher turnover of staff; colors the way your students and other stakeholders perceive you; and impacts your ability to attract top talent. Create a model for improving the people management skills of current supervisors and ensuring better selection of future supervisors, and leave with tools to better engage employees through positive management.
DATE:Tuesday, March 31 at 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 3
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Talent Management
SESSION_TITLE:Title IX Updates
Description:Winter 2019 is expected to bring some of the biggest changes to the application of Title IX in the law's history. Join a Title IX expert as she walks you through the new requirements and discusses key implications for your institution's administration for both employee and student complaints of sex-based harassment and discrimination.
DATE:Monday, March 30 at 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 5
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:In this new decade, employers are more invested than ever in the total well-being of their employees. Understanding the connection between employees’ health, wealth, work and life is key to a happy, productive workforce and vital to your business strategy. Learn how one institution created a total well-being program that is driving results.
DATE:Monday, March 30 at 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 3
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Total Rewards
SESSION_TITLE:Washington Update
Description:Hear the latest federal regulatory and legislative news from Washington, D.C., and learn about the issues CUPA-HR is actively pursuing on behalf of higher education. Find out which congressional and federal agency actions are most likely to impact the higher ed workplace in the coming months.
DATE:Monday, March 30 at 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 5
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:Employee financial well-being is a growing focus for employers across all sectors of the economy, including higher education. This session will leverage findings from the TIAA Institute/CUPA-HR 2019 Higher Education Financial Wellness Survey to examine financial practices and well-being among the full-time higher ed workforce, with a particular focus on retirement readiness. The survey provides HR leadership and staff with sector-specific insights on areas for improving employee financial wellness.
DATE:Monday, March 30 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
ROOM:Vernon/Percival
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Total Rewards; Data and Metrics
Description:A culture of trust and respect not only enhances team input and success, but also reduces waste and employee turnover. Managing a culture of workplace civility and respect can be a balancing act of what should and should not be regulated. This session will help you understand HR’s role in managing workplace civility, the difference between inappropriate and illegal behaviors, and how cultural competence (or lack thereof) impacts workplace civility.
DATE:Monday, March 30 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 3
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy