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The Impact of Minimum Wage Increases: Should We Reconsider
Our Approach to Compensation & Rewards?
In this session, during a time of such uncertainty, companies are asking if their approach to compensation and rewards programs should shift to a new norm. In this session, we will review the emergence of new trends including the impact of minimum wage increases and what employers are doing and considering to retain top talent and engage employees through modifications of traditional compensation & rewards levers. Join us to see how your organization compares and if program adjustments should be considered to remain competitive in an ever-changing environment.
1. identify the emergence of new trends
2. explore what employers are doing and considering to retain top talent
3. discuss how employers are working to keep employees engaged through modifications of traditional compensation & rewards levers
4. debate the impact that minimum wage increases have had on employers
5. consider if adjustments should be considered to remain competitive in an ever-changing environment
Sommer Mason, CCP
Sommer is an accomplished Compensation and Benefits professional with Project Management experience in various industries such as Manufacturing, Healthcare, Wellness, Oil & Gas, Energy and Construction. She received her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification in 2010 and is highly skilled in leading large-scale projects with significant financial impact.
Sommer’s primary role is to prepare for and present Gallagher’s Human Resources and Compensation resources to prospective clients and is involved in special projects related to Human Resources and Compensation Consulting. Sommer’s strong analytical skills, strategic approach and commitment to excellent customer service makes her a trusted advisor to both clients and her Gallagher team.
Sommer is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University with a bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems. She is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. Sommer resides near the Baton Rouge area with her husband and two children.
Meeting 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
SAHRMA Member registration - $30
Non-Member registration $40
SAHRMA Student $10