9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Hiring, Retention & Turnover
Speaker: Carrie Bruno, Vice President of Human Resources & Safety , Cash-Wa Distributing Co.
What are the best practices in recruiting and retaining driver and warehouse personnel?
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Employee Mental Health
Speakers: Corey Gilchrist - Vice President of Total Rewards, Shamrock Foodservice; Lynnleigh Maloney, VP HR Strategic Planning & Execution, Performance Group
In the last year, mental health has become one of the most talked about challenges for our employees in the workplace.  This session will explore the many risk factors for mental health that may be present in your work environment.  After identifying these risk factors, ideas and methods for achieving a healthy workplace will be shared along with the opportunity for open discussion.
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Union Organizing
Speaker: Michael Mortensen, Principal, Jackson Lewis
Too often, the executive level points the finger toward the employees or first-line supervisors for union organizing. When in fact the policies, procedures, and culture coming from the top carry a large part on employee satisfaction. In this session, our speaker will discuss how to look at your current policies, procedures and culture for potential pitfalls which could begin or grow union organizing. And what you can implement to help prevent it.


9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Diversity & Inclusion - Planning & Implementation
Speaker: Ilhiana Rojas, BeLIVE Consulting
As companies look to improve the DEI performance of their organization, some find it difficult to know how to develop and implement an effective plan.
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Drugs & the Workplace
Speaker: Jennifer Chierek Znosko, Shareholder, Littler
Best practices for employers regarding marijuana legalization and the corresponding drug testing.
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Contingency Planning & Risk Management
Speaker: Jeff Crenshaw President, Continuum, Inc.
Whether it is due to an extreme weather event or employee shortage, disruptions in staffing can make it impossible for a location to ship.  Learn how to put a contingency plan in place.