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The Negative Impact of the Pandemic on Women in the Workforce

What employers can do to counteract the negative impact of the pandemic on women in the workforce.

Assessing and finding solutions for the pandemic’s disproportionate effect on working women.

Join us for a free webinar:

April 27 at 11 a.m.

Panelists include:

Caitlin Mccormick Headshot 002Caitlin McCormick
Director of Account Management, United Healthcare

As Director of Account Management, Caitlin is responsible for leading United Healthcare’s client retention and service teams in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire.  Caitlin and her team are instrumental in delivering effective healthcare solutions and strategies to clients and consulting partners.  Prior to her role as Director of Account Management, Caitlin was a Senior Strategic Account Executive with UnitedHealthcare for 7 years.

Caitlin joined UnitedHealthcare in 2012, with experience as both a consultant and a client.  She served as the Manager of Employee Benefits for the City of Providence, RI where she managed the City’s benefit programs for both active employees and retirees.  Prior to her role at the City, Caitlin worked on the Health and Benefits consulting teams at Hewitt Associates and Mercer.

Caitlin is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and a concentration in Healthcare Management.   She and her husband Sean live in Massachusetts with their two-year-old daughter.

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Attorney, Sheehan Phinney

Karen serves on the firm’s Management Committee as the ‘At Large’ member for Boston. She is also a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment and Litigation Practice Groups. Karen focuses her practice on management-side employment litigation and counseling, including discrimination, wage and hour, and restrictive covenant proceedings. She values working closely with HR professionals and in-house counsel to develop a practical business approach to thorny employment law issues. Karen advises employers on legal compliance in all phases of the employment relationship, conducts sensitive internal investigations, and provides proactive training to management and staff on cutting edge issues. She provides employment law advice arising in connection with mergers and acquisitions, and helps employers protect their proprietary data through the enforcement of restrictive covenants and other policies.

Karen maintains an active practice before anti-discrimination agencies and trial courts on behalf of private employers in the banking, insurance, recruiting, education, hospitality, manufacturing, and pharmaceutical industries. She has been a trusted advisor to small start-up businesses, mid-size organizations, and multi-national companies to ensure adherence with numerous federal and state laws, including the FLSA, ADA, ACA, FMLA, WARN Act, COBRA and similar state laws.

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Board Member, NH Women’s Foundation

Melanie Levesque served as a NH State Senator for District 12 (Nashua to Rindge) from 2018–2020, She chaired the Election Law and Municipal Affairs Committee. She also served on the Senate Judiciary and Transportation committees. As a State Representative (2006–2010; 2012–2014) she was a member of House Election Law and Science, Technology, and Energy committees. Melanie is a tireless advocate for her community, championing causes such as voting rights, ensuring a quality public education is available to all children, affordable and accessible healthcare, a clean environment with focus on renewable energy, and retirement security. Melanie sponsored and passed a bill to enact the existing statewide emergency notification system for New Hampshire. Currently Melanie serves as a Board member for the NH Women’s Foundation, is a member of New Hampshire Endowment for Health Advisory committee, Trustee for the Town of Brookline, and Trustee for the Brookline Community Church. Melanie is the President of TCS of America Enterprises, LLC, a telecommunications consulting firm. She received an MBA from Southern NH University. Melanie grew up in Nashua and resides in Brookline, NH, with her husband Scott and daughter Logan.

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