From Daunting to Doable: Conquer Documenting Essential Job Functions

Tasha PattersonCompliance Conference

Profound changes in work, workplaces, and workers are creating demand for new approaches to leave policies. Our session at the 2019 DMEC Compliance Conference, Keep Up With the Competition: Creating Innovative Company Leave Programs, will enable you to understand these changes; identify how they impact your company; and learn how to incorporate this knowledge into the design of leave policies that create a competitive advantage while maintaining legal compliance and coordination with other benefits.

Integrating the ADA and RTW

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Integrating the ADA and RTW for a Smooth Transition By Magdalena M. Torres Disability Analyst Provident Bank Provident Bank has found several advantages in integrating the Americans with Disabilities Act … Read More

Compliance Memos: July 2019

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Battleground Over Complex State and Local Leave Laws The complexity of paid leave laws opens doors to legal challenges. Which employers are subject to the law? Minnesota. In May, the … Read More

Connecticut Issues Guidance on Pregnancy Accommodation

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On Apr. 23, 2019, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities (CHRO) issued a Best Practices Bluepaper as guidance for employers with three or more employees facing accommodation requests from employees for pregnancy, childbirth, or related conditions.

The FMLA, ADA and Overseas Employees

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In the global economy, it is not unusual for U.S. multinational companies to have employees working overseas. Overseas employment arrangements require employers to navigate a variety of complex legal issues – some of them leave related.

March 2019: Electronic PDF

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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

Integrated Absence Management: Supervisors Are Key

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Supervisors: Key to Managing and Preventing Absence By Glenn Pransky, MD Scientific Advisor Lincoln Financial Group By Tawnya Goertzen Director, Clinical Vocational Operations Lincoln Financial Group Preventing and managing work … Read More

Disability in the Workplace: The ADA

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ADA Requires Training, Process, Documentation By Marjory Robertson, JD AVP, Senior Counsel Sun Life Financial By Abigail O’Connell, JD Senior Counsel Sun Life Financial Employers risk litigation under the Americans … Read More