Can you be regarded as disabled based on a potential future disability? In a case just decided by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, EEOC v. STME, LLC, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) espoused precisely this position.
Return to Work: Creating an Effective Program For Any Type of Absence By Sonja R. Teague, CPDM VP Integrated Absence Management ESIS Given all the leave options available, it’s no … Read More
Integrating the ADA and RTW for a Smooth Transition By Magdalena M. Torres Disability Analyst Provident Bank Provident Bank has found several advantages in integrating the Americans with Disabilities Act … Read More
March 2019 Employment Practices Compliance Managing ever-expanding state and local paid family and sick leave mandates, training supervisors and managers on FMLA and ADA requirements, handling difficult accommodation requests, and … Read More
ADA Requires Training, Process, Documentation By Marjory Robertson, JD AVP, Senior Counsel Sun Life Financial By Abigail O’Connell, JD Senior Counsel Sun Life Financial Employers risk litigation under the Americans … Read More
ADA in the WC World: Lost in Translation? By Gary Anderberg, PhD SVP Claim Analytics Gallagher Bassett Do your colleagues across the hall in risk management speak fluent ADA (Americans … Read More
Top Compliance Challenges for 2019 By Terri L. Rhodes CCMP, CLMS, CPDM, MBA CEO, DMEC Managing the key requirements of ever-expanding state mandates is just one of many leave compliance … Read More
For eight years the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) and Spring Consulting Group (Spring) have partnered to conduct annual research on employer leave management. Our national survey tracks employer methods … Read More
For eight years, DMEC and Spring Consulting Group have partnered to conduct annual research on employer leave management. With information from over 820 employers, the national survey tracks employer methods … Read More
Recent decisions from the 2nd, 5th, and 8th Circuit Courts of Appeals exemplify the growing consensus among courts that even employees with a disability are generally required to comply with company attendance policies.
Bright (or Blurred) Lines for Medical Information By Roberta Etcheverry, CPDM CEO Diversified Management Group When considering reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities, the core issue is assessing how the … Read More
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
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 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
Filling in the Gaps with Leave Management Technology By Angie Brown Business Development Manager ClaimVantage Technology does not eliminate human error, but it can erect barriers to our impulses to … Read More
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
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
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
What Is a “Reasonable” Accommodation? By Roberta Etcheverry, CPDM CEO Diversified Management Group When employers consider accommodations for disabled employees, their first question for us is usually “what is and … Read More
Workflow for the ADA Interactive Process By Geoffrey Simpson Director of Sales & Marketing Presagia Understanding how to accommodate employees properly under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the … Read More