May 2020: Electronic PDF

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May 2020 Workplace Mental Health The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the crucial importance of workplace mental health programs and resources. As employees and employers alike face the challenges of these … Read More

March 2020: Electronic PDF

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March 2020 Employment Practices Compliance The rapid development of state and local paid leave laws creates unique challenges for employers as they manage an increasingly complex patchwork of laws. Diverse … Read More

January 2020: Electronic PDF

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January 2020 Technology and Integration Whether through health and safety apps, integrated benefit portals, or automated claims management processes, technology and artificial intelligence are driving the integrated absence management industry … Read More

November 2019: Electronic PDF

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November 2019 Health and Wellness Integration Employers are discovering that integrated health and wellness programs can increase overall employee well-being, improve workplace productivity, decrease absences, and reduce workplace injuries. This … Read More

September 2019: Electronic PDF

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September 2019 Americans with Disabilities Act Return-to-work (RTW) and stay-at-work (SAW) programs are essential components of a successful and compliant Americans with Disabilities (ADA) program. This issue of @Work magazine … Read More

July 2019: Electronic PDF

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July 2019 Integrated Absence Management Over the years, the concept of integration has progressed from disability to leave to “day one” absence, and it now requires employers to comply with … Read More

Program Showcase: Engaging Employees

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Using the Intake Opportunity for Employee Engagement and Education By Eric Lake Business Development Manager ClaimVantage Administration of family medical leave (FML), absence, and disability claims allows direct interactions with … Read More

Compliance Showcase: Vendor Transition

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Absence Management Data Conundrum: History or “Clean Slate” with New Vendor? By Ashley Chodorowski, MBA Sr. Business Consultant FINEOS You have spent months looking for a vendor to help you … Read More

Absence Minded: Integration Continuum

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Your Next Step on the Integration Continuum By Leigh Stepan, CEBS Principal Absence, Productivity, and HR Consulting Employers and vendors have been evolving integrated disability programs for decades. The fast-growing … Read More

DMEC News: September 2018

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2018 DMEC Annual Conference: A Larger IAM Toolbox for Workplace Diversity The 2018 DMEC Annual Conference explored new ideas and the larger toolbox that integrated absence management (IAM) professionals are … Read More

July 2018: Electronic PDF

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July 2018 Integrated Absence Management The use of data analytics has the ability to drive fundamental change in your integrated absence management programs; however, it needs to be infused in … Read More

Absence Matters: Healthy Conversations

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We Need Healthy Conversations Between Risk, Disability, and LOA Professionals By Bryon Bass SVP, Disability and Absence Practice & Compliance Sedgwick Integrated programs encompassing workers’ compensation, disability management, and leave … Read More