Controlling Costs. Managing Lost Work Time. Juggling FMLA Regulations.

These are just a few of the complex issues you and your team of absence professionals manage on a daily basis. DMEC is here to offer your organization the support, education, and resources you need to tackle these tough issues and build an integrated absence management program.

DMEC membership can help your organization:

  • Increase employee productivity
  • Minimize lost work time
  • Decrease the cost of absence and disability
  • Ensure regulatory compliance
  • Decrease the risk of litigation

What Does DMEC Membership Offer Your Organization?

When you join DMEC, the benefits of membership will be extended to your entire organization. All company employees will be eligible to register as a DMEC member and receive access to our trusted tools, resources, and networking opportunities.

DMEC Conferences & WebinarsConferences

The DMEC Annual Conference and the DMEC FMLA/ADA Employer Compliance Conference offer dynamic face-to-face networking, actionable ideas, practical advice, and proven strategies to help you address your toughest integrated absence management and compliance challenges.


We offer 30+ free webinars per year through our Virtual Education Forum and Tools & Tactics series. You’ll get first-hand experience in developing and running a successful absence management program, cutting-edge solutions to your most pressing challenges, and a chance to earn CEUs right from your own desk.

Career Growth
DMEC Networking

Take the next step in your professional journey and obtain the Certified Leave Management Specialist (CLMS) and the Certified Professional Disability Management (CPDM) designations. DMEC members receive discounts for both programs.


As a DMEC member, you will be connected with over 12,000 absence and disability management professionals from many of the most respected and innovative companies in the U.S. and Canada.

Career Center

You’ll have a chance to take your career to the next level or find the right employee for your open position through the DMEC Career Center.

DMEC Resources@Work magazine

Published six times a year, @Work magazine features timely industry and association news, case studies, and topical information that you can put into practice immediately.

Legislative Updates

DMEC helps you keep an eye on changing local, state, and federal regulations through the Legislative Updates blog.

White papers & case studies

Available exclusively to members, DMEC publishes a series of white papers and case studies each year to assist you in making important business decisions on topics such as leave management practices, call center absences, vendor selection, and much more.

Save money on DMEC resourcesDiscounts & Savings

As a DMEC member, you’ll have access to a variety of discounts and savings, including free webinars, discounted conference and certification fees, a 50% discount on all DMEC Career Center job postings, and more.

Join Today

Get the support your organization needs to strategically develop and maintain your integrated absence management program. We’re sure we have a membership type that fits your company.