Your Guide To Understanding The 2019 DOL Opinion Letters

Posted by Rebecca Scott on Sep 24, 2019 2:48:02 PM

Leave case managers and employers have a lot on their plate, from managing the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to maintaining compliance. Luckily, a great resource for information on the FMLA, along with other labor legislation including the Fair Labor Standards (FLS) is the US Department of Labor (DOL)! The DOL's Wage and Hour Division often produces model forms and opinion letters for employers, case managers and even employees on those topics, to help with their compliance and understanding. 

Speaking of opinion letters, the DOL has issued three this year alone with regards to the FMLA. To help you grasp the 2019 DOL opinion letters and remain compliant, we summarized them in a digestible format! 

Topics: FMLA, Leave Management, DOL, collective bargaining agreement, individualized education program

Three Important Topics For Employers From The 2019 DMEC Annual Conference

Posted by Rebecca Scott on Sep 17, 2019 11:02:00 AM

Our parent company, Presagia, recently attended the 2019 Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) Annual Conference, where they gained a lot of insight on various topics related to absence and disability management! These topics ranged from the importance of employee well-being to what employers can expect from an audit conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and so much more. To keep things concise, we chose the top three topics we found most interesting to share with you! 

Topics: DMEC, FMLA, Compliance, Employee Retention, Wellness, DOL

Technology and Absence Management: Integrated Absence Management Begins With Data

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Aug 27, 2019 9:12:59 AM

Our parent company, Presagia, is once again contributing a column to each 2019 issue of @Work Magazine, a publication by the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC). If you haven't had a chance to check out this excellent group, we highly recommend that you do! DMEC provides best practices for our complex industry and @Work is one of many excellent resources that we always stay on top of! 

This year's column, Technology and Absence Management, focuses on the technology that can help support a strong leave and accommodation management strategy. In celebration, we've created a blog series that will showcase each of the columns!

The following is the July column, which explores the benefits of integrated absence management and the types of data and systems employers can integrate to gain a holistic picture of their employees.

Topics: integrated absence and disability management, Leave Management, Absence Management

Technology & Mental Health In The Workplace

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Jul 23, 2019 9:14:34 AM

Our parent company, Presagia, is once again contributing a column to each 2019 issue of @Work Magazine, a publication by the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC). If you haven't had a chance to check out this excellent group, we highly recommend that you do! DMEC provides best practices for our complex industry and @Work is one of many excellent resources that we always stay on top of! 

This year's column, Technology and Absence Management, focuses on the technology that can help support a strong leave and accommodation management strategy. In celebration, we've created a blog series that will showcase each of the columns!

Here is the May column, which is all about how technology can help support mental health in the workplace! 

Topics: Leave Management, Absence Management, HR Tips

Insights on Outsourced vs. In-House Leave Management

Posted by Rebecca Scott on Jul 12, 2019 10:40:23 AM

As you may know, employers and leave case managers have a lot to handle when it comes to managing leave. This includes staying up to date on leave laws, tracking employees who request and take leaves, knowing when an employee is entitled to leave, and much more! 

Topics: FMLA, Leave Management, Compliance, Outsource, Insource

DMEC Annual 2019: Deciphering Your Leave Data: A Focus On Quality And Reporting

Posted by Rebecca Scott on Jun 28, 2019 3:32:48 PM

 

Topics: DMEC, Blog, Leave Management, Compliance, Absence Management, Accommodation

Three Important Lessons For Employers From The 2019 DMEC Compliance Conference

Posted by Rebecca Scott on Jun 5, 2019 11:06:15 AM

Our parent company, Presagia, recently returned from the 2019 Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) Compliance Conference, which featured informative, inspiring and insightful content focused on absence and disability management. The sessions from this year's conference were filled with tips and strategies on everything from the importance of using the ADA interactive process to provide accommodations to upcoming leave laws. In this latest post we share three important lessons from this year's conference to help you maintain a compliant workplace! 

Topics: DMEC, FMLA, Compliance, Accommodation

Infographic: The A-Z of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on May 31, 2019 10:25:45 AM

As you may know, providing employees with reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) is one of the most challenging aspects of absence management.

To ensure compliance, each case must be assessed individually, yet managed equitably, and accommodations should enable employees to perform their essential functions, but shouldn't cause employers undue hardship...

Topics: ADA, Infographic, Accommodation

Using Technology to Strengthen Consistency in Absence Management

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on May 7, 2019 12:22:19 PM

Our parent company, Presagia, is once again contributing a column to each 2019 issue of @Work Magazine, a publication by the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC). If you haven't had a chance to check out this excellent resource, we highly recommend that you do! DMEC provides best practice resources for our complex industry and @Work is one of many excellent resources that we always stay on top of! 

This year's column, Technology and Absence Management, focuses on the technology that can help support a strong leave and accommodation management strategy. In celebration, we've created a blog series that will showcase each of the columns!

Here is the March column, which is all about how technology supports a consistent absence management strategy! 

Topics: Leave Management, Absence Management, HR Tips

A Robust Absence Management System

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Mar 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM

This year our parent company, Presagia, is once again contributing a column to each issue of @Work Magazine, a publication by the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC). If you haven't had a chance to check out this excellent resource, we highly recommend that you do! DMEC provides best practice resources for our complex industry and @Work is one of many excellent resources that we always stay on top of! 

This year's column, Technology and Absence Management, will focus on the technology that can help support a strong leave and accommodation management strategy. In celebration, we've created a blog series that will showcase each of the columns! To kick things off, here is January's column.

Topics: Leave Management, Absence Management, HR Tips

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