Personable Benefits and Work Comp Manager with a passion for helping former employees navigate the benefits process. Experience working with Social Security and other organizations related to disability. Proficient at implementing HR procedures to ensure that the workers’ compensation process goes smoothly.
Social Security disability benefits
Social Security Disability Insurance
Transitional work placement
Workers’ compensation plan management
Benefits and Work Comp Manager, April 2009 – PresentTuft Manufacturing – Lawrence, Connecticut
Process all workers’ compensation settlement cases due to workplace accident, injury or illness.
Manage employee benefit packages, including the selection of health insurance and disability payout.
Serve as liaison between the company and the Social Security Administration with regard to employee benefits.
Disperse disability payments and compensation to eligible employees.
Oversee a newly created program that helps transition injured employees into temporary positions to maintain their standing with the company and retain their talent.
Evaluate new compensation information and maintain documentation for future benefit program assessments.
Benefits and Work Comp Manager, November 2004 – April 2009 Bennett Engineering – Dover, Connecticut
Managed employee disability benefits and workers’ compensation across all departments.
Coordinated Human Resources initiatives to reduce accidental injury and illness in the workplace, reducing accidents by 20 percent.
Organization of all personnel records of current and past employees.
Resolved employee relations issues and managed media inquiries into workplace accidents.
2004 Bachelor’s Degree, Human Resource Management McCreary School of Human Resources – Dover, Connecticut