FMLA Leave for Chronic Health Conditions

DMEC StaffLegislative Updates

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.

Program Showcase: Vendor Selection

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14 Questions to Help You Find the Right Absence Management Partner By Sonja R. Teague, CPDM, ARM, AIC Practice Leader ESIS Integrated Disability Management A decade ago, there were approximately … 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

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

Work/Life Squeeze: FMLA Caregiver Leaves

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Beware of Traps in Employee Caregiver Leaves By Marti Cardi, JD VP Product Compliance Matrix Absence Management Each type of employee-as-caregiver leave contains complexities that may trap the unwary employer, … Read More

The CEO’s Desk: Compliance – Possible

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Compliance: Possible By Terri L. Rhodes, CLMS, CCMP, CPDM, MBA CEO DMEC Today’s workplace is unprecedented in its fragmented landscape for managing employee time off. We have mandated leaves of … Read More

DMEC News: March 2018

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7th Annual Employer Leave Management Survey Results Unveiled The 2017 DMEC Employer Leave Management Survey, the seventh annual survey in this series, highlights employers’ response to expanded compliance mandates, including … Read More