Navigating the legal landscape when an employee has a disability related to his/her mental health can be challenging. At the outset, it is not always clear that an employee may need a reasonable accommodation.
We know that the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) substantially altered the landscape for review of claims asserting a disability. But, are employees still required to show some sort of disorder or impairment to state a claim?
September 2018 Americans with Disabilities Act The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008 established a new work environment, enabling more persons … Read More
Filling in the Gaps with Leave Management Technology By Angie Brown Business Development Manager ClaimVantage Technology does not eliminate human error, but it can erect barriers to our impulses to … Read More
Make RTW and Stay-at-Work Support the Cornerstone of Your ADAAA Strategy By Brian Kost, MA Sr. Director Workplace Possibilities The Standard Litigation against employers filed under the Americans with Disabilities … Read More
Workflow for the ADA Interactive Process By Geoffrey Simpson Director of Sales & Marketing Presagia Understanding how to accommodate employees properly under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the … Read More
Coordinating ADAAA Compliance for All RTW and Workplace Accommodations By Gary Anderberg, PhD SVP Claim Analytics Gallagher Bassett The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) applies equally to all … Read More
Mental Health and the Disability Mindset: How Employers Can Help Prevent the Spiral By Daniel Jolivet, PhD Behavioral Health Director The Standard If you looked online on Oct. 10, 2017, … Read More
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
A Practical Approach to Behavioral Job Duties By Les Kertay, PhD, ABPP, LP Chief Medical Officer R3 Continuum “Job demands” are a critical but often overlooked aspect of managing compliance … Read More
By Sharon Andrus Director National Technical Compliance Sedgwick Just over 18 years after enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the law was amended by the ADA … Read More
This fifth annual report provides a summary and an analysis of the results of the 2015 Employer Leave Management Survey. The survey tracks employer methods, challenges, and successes in the … Read More
By Les Kertay, PhD, ABPP, LP Chief Medical Officer, Behavioral Medical Interventions We need a new way of thinking about the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). It’s time to … Read More
This third annual report provides a summary and an analysis of the 2013 Employer Leave Management Survey jointly sponsored by the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) and Spring Consulting Group. … Read More