Live: 2024 Boston Half-Day Benefits Conference

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
8:00AM ET - 12:30PM ET

Topic

Benefits in 2024 and Beyond: Innovative and Inclusive Approaches for Worker Well-Being and Cost Effectiveness

A wide range of benefits allows employers to tackle a broad spectrum of their goals, spanning from retaining and engaging employees to promoting diversity and inclusion within the workplace. What are the cutting-edge benefits available that cater to the needs of every worker? How can companies evaluate their workforce needs and cultivate awareness and participation in their offerings? What trends are emerging and what can be expected in the future of benefits?



Themes

How Inclusive Benefits Can Help Attract and Retain a Diverse Workforce

When benefits are delivered as one-size-fits-all, they tend to favor the majority and the typical. But for today's more diverse workforce, that brings inequities that show up in the kinds of benefits offered, how they're communicated to employees, and how they're delivered. What can employers do to find and fix these inequities?

Enhancing Employee Mental Health and Wellness Benefits

The statistics show an epidemic of anxiety, depression, and other emotional burdens in the workforce, raising the stakes for employers. What is the latest thinking in how they can respond, not just in treatment but in prevention? How can they identify the stressors in how workers are managed, look for early signs of strain and illness, and create a support network of innovative care providers?

The Benefits That Employees Want to See Enhanced in 2024

After the past few years of crisis and uncertainty, workers have raised and realigned their expectations about employee benefits. Which have been the most popular–from mental-health programs to student-loan relief–as well as financially viable for employers to add? How have companies integrated new offerings into a worker-friendly menu of standard benefits and optional ones?


VENUE

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