Compliance Memos: November 2018

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FMLA Leave for Chronic Conditions Requires Ongoing Care Employers often assume an employee is receiving medical care and seldom review the frequency of physician visits when granting Family and Medical … Read More

Another Court Decides That Extended Leave is Not Reasonable

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In Easter v. Arkansas Children’s Hospital, an employee was unable to work after exhausting her FMLA leave but she had an appointment to be evaluated by a specialist less than a month later. The employer denied the additional leave and terminated her employment. The Court held there was no violation of the ADA.

September 2018: Electronic PDF

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September 2018 Americans with Disabilities Act The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008 established a new work environment, enabling more persons … Read More

Program Showcase: Job Descriptions

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Building Your Foundation: The ADA and Job Descriptions By Margaret Walsh, MS, CRC, CDMS, CCM RTW Consultant The Hartford Almost a decade has passed since the Americans with Disabilities Act … Read More

RTW Case Study: Interaction with the ADAAA

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Make RTW and Stay-at-Work Support the Cornerstone of Your ADAAA Strategy By Brian Kost, MA Sr. Director Workplace Possibilities The Standard Litigation against employers filed under the Americans with Disabilities … Read More

Integrated Absence Management: The ADA and RTW

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The ADA and RTW: Success Through Partnership By Glenn Pransky, MD Scientific Advisor Lincoln Financial Group By Paula Aznavoorian-Barry Accommodation Services Manager Lincoln Financial Group The Americans with Disabilities Act … Read More

Absence Matters: Managing an Aging Workforce

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Insightful Strategies for Managing and Accommodating an Aging Workforce By Bryon Bass SVP, Disability and Absence Practice & Compliance Sedgwick Advances in public health and medicine are enabling Americans to … Read More

RTW Programs: Integrating Accommodation

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Mental Health and the Disability Mindset: How Employers Can Help Prevent the Spiral By Daniel Jolivet, PhD Behavioral Health Director The Standard If you looked online on Oct. 10, 2017, … Read More

March 2018: Electronic PDF

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March 2018 Employment Practices Compliance With the patchwork of federal, state, and local laws in place in the United States, compliance for employers remains challenging, but not impossible. This issue … Read More