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Matt Bahl – The importance of a Livable Wage

Saturday, February 5, 2022 @ 10am

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This week on HR Power Hour. Financial health and wellbeing is at the top of employees’ minds.

Research shows that lack of financial stability can lead to adverse health consequences for your employees, both mental and physical.

On this episode of HR Power Hour, join co-host Tawny Alvarez as she talks to Matt Bahl, Vice President and Head of Workplace Financial Health at the Financial Health Network about the importance of a livable wage and why employers should invest in supporting employee financial health.

During the course of the episode we will discuss current Human Capital Management rules, the importance financial management plays in DEI and ESG measures, and concreate steps that employers can take to collect and analyze data to understand impediments to helping employees achieve financial stability.

About The Guest:

Matt Bahl is Vice President and Head of Workplace Financial Health. In this role, Matt leads market development and workplace strategy efforts across the organization. Matt is deeply committed to the goal of helping improve financial health for all and believes work and the workplace play a key role in making that goal a reality.

With over 15 years of financial services, consulting, legal, and human resources experience, Matt understands the impact that works and the workplace can have on improving worker financial health. Previously, Matt led workplace financial wellness consulting teams at Prudential Financial where he helped organizations design financial wellness programs with a focus on measuring the impact of those programs on worker financial health.

Prior to that Matt was a Vice President of Human Resources for one of the largest healthcare systems in Northern New England. Matt began his career as a labor and employment attorney, focusing on collective bargaining and ADA, FMLA, ERISA, and Title VII counseling and litigation. Matt is a cum laude graduate of the SMU Dedman School of law and a Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude graduate of Colorado College with a BA degree in Sociology.

Matt lives in Maine with his wife Maggie, three boys, and enjoys reading, running, and enjoying the natural wonders of Maine with his family.