For nine years, DMEC and Spring Consulting Group have partnered to conduct annual research on employer leave management. With information from over 873 employers, the national survey tracks employer methods … 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
If an Employer Has “A Reason to Doubt the Validity” of an Employee’s FMLA Certification By Gail I. Cohen, JD Director, Employment Law & Compliance Matrix Absence Management Welcome to … Read More
FMLA, or the Friday-Monday Leave Act By Rachel Shaw, JD CEO and Principal Shaw HR Consulting While the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was created for a noble and … 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, 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
The Family and Medical Leave Act: Still Confounding Employers By Janet Lee, JD Counsel Cigna By Megan Holstein, JD SVP Absence and Claims Product FINEOS Corporation There’s no denying that … Read More
Second and Third Opinions: A Key Employer Weapon to Fight Employee FMLA Abuse By Gail I. Cohen, JD Director, Employment Law & Compliance Matrix Absence Management Employers have a right … Read More
Using Technology to Detect, Confront, and Prevent Leave Abuse By David S. Mohl, JD Principal Jackson Lewis P.C. Protections under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) do not extend … 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
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.
On Sept. 4, 2018, the Department of Labor issued new FMLA notices and certification forms. The change was procedural in nature; no substantive changes were made to the forms.
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.
Impact of Employer Size on Absence and Disability By Eric Lake North America Sales Executive ClaimVantage Employers are increasingly concerned about Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and short-term disability … Read More
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
Navigating the Interaction Between the FMLA and California Leaves: Proceed with Caution By Kelly D. Gemelli, JD Of Counsel Jackson Lewis, San Diego The federal Family and Medical Leave Act … Read More
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
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
The Intersection of the FMLA and the ADA By Geoffrey Simpson Director of Sales & Marketing Presagia By now, you may be an expert on the Family and Medical Leave … Read More
Data Exchange to Align the FMLA with WC By Gary Anderberg, PhD SVP Claim Analytics Gallagher Bassett Keeping the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in synch with workers’ compensation … Read More
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