FMLA Leave for Chronic Health Conditions

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When an employee takes medical leave, treatment by a healthcare provider is often assumed, and the frequency of doctor’s visits is rarely scrutinized. The Pennsylvania federal court’s recent decision in Watkins v. Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh alerts us that this is not always a wise approach.

FMLA Eligibility and Remote Workers

DMEC StaffLegislative Updates

With the increasing trend of telecommuting employees, it is not uncommon for a company to have small numbers of employees working from remote locations in various states. It is important that employers understand how FMLA eligibility is determined for remote workers.

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

RTW Case Study: FMLA Evaluation Roadmap

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The FMLA Evaluation Roadmap: How to Navigate Complex FMLA Requests By Kristin Hostetter, CPDM Leave Administration Product Manager Lincoln Financial Group We’ve all experienced those challenging Family and Medical Leave … Read More

Compliance Makeover: Surveillance

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How to Use Surveillance to Combat Leave Abuse By Alyssa Coleman, CPDM Account Manager Pacific Resources One of the greatest concerns employers still face with the Family and Medical Leave … Read More

Program Showcase: Correspondence & Compliance

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Building a Paper Trail: Leave & Disability Administration Correspondence By Sheri Pullen Compliance Analyst ReedGroup Employee notifications and correspondence are a critical piece of any successful leave and disability administration … Read More

March 2017: Electronic PDF

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March 2017 Employment Programs Compliance The landscape of leave management continues to change and become increasingly complex. Although several regulations such as the FMLA and ADA have been in place … Read More

RTW Case Study: Compassionate Communications

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A Holistic Approach in Case Management: What’s Really on the Employee’s Mind? By Darlene E. Arroyo, RN, BS, COHN-S Manager, North America Disability Programs Johnson & Johnson “Treat someone the … Read More