Fifth Circuit Holds Regular Attendance Is Essential

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An employer’s past leniency in applying and enforcing its attendance policy did not contradict the employer’s later position that regular worksite attendance was required for employment, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has held.

RTW Case Studies: Recurrent Work Disability

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The Domino Effect: Recurrent Work Disability Statistics for Chronic Conditions By Fraser Gaspar, PhD MPH Epidemiologist ReedGroup MDGuidelines® Returning to activity following a disability leave is often complicated. In many … Read More

Aligning Workers’ Compensation: Potential Synergies

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Potential Synergies: Wellness, Workers’ Compensation, and Disability Programs By Gary Anderberg, PhD SVP Claim Analytics Gallagher Basset Multiple studies show that obesity and other common chronic comorbid conditions drive up … Read More

Section 503 and Inclusive Workplace Planning

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Employing People with Disabilities Online Tool Helps Build a Diverse Workforce If your organization wants the business benefits of including people with disabilities in the workplace, you have a valuable … Read More

Compliance Memos: July 2016

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EEOC Targets Employer Roadblocks to Disability Leave The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in May announced it is monitoring a “troubling trend” that employer disability programs are driving employment policies … Read More