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Laying The Groundwork For Absence Technology

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Apr 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Our parent company, Presagia, is contributing a column to each issue of this year's @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, Absence & Accommodation Technology, focuses on walking employers through the many considerations they should have as they start to look for leave and accommodation technology, dive into the review process, implement their solution, and maintain a healthy relationship with their vendor post go-live. We’ll also be giving an insider’s look at the many pitfalls employers make when assessing and managing technology, with an eye to helping them avoid these common missteps.

As we did with last year's Technology and Absence Management series, we've created this blog series to share each 2020 column with you! To kick things off, here is January's column which discusses how to lay the groundwork for new absence management technology, before even beginning the search.

Topics: Leave Management, Absence Management, Technology

All About The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) | Part 2

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Mar 17, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Welcome to Part 2 of our blog series all about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)! Hopefully you’ve had time to check out the new whitepaper, Everything You Need to Know About the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), by our parent company, Presagia. If not, you can download it here!

In the second post of this series, we’ll look at ADA basics, like what “disability” means under the ADA, who’s covered, and the risks of non-compliance.

Topics: ADA, adaaa, Accommodation

All About The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) | Part 1

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Mar 11, 2020 10:00:00 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 help clear up some of the ADA confusion, we've decided to share a great new resource created by our parent company, Presagia! 

Presagia has authored a brand new whitepaper to help you better understand your obligations under this complex piece of legislation, and how technology can help! To celebrate its release, we’re also going to explore key elements of ADA compliance in this new blog series!

In the first post of this series, we're sharing the new ADA whitepaper for you!

Topics: ADA, adaaa, Accommodation

Impact Health Risk With Absence Data

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Jan 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Our parent company, Presagia, contributed 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! 

Our 2019 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 November column, which explores how the health information gathered through your absence program can help you gain a better understanding of the risks affecting your employees.

Topics: Leave Management, Absence Management, Wellness

Accommodation Technology Modules

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Nov 5, 2019 9:07:08 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 column from the September issue, which dives into the technology that, when leveraged together, can help greatly improve your accommodation program. 

Topics: ADA, Absence Management, Accommodation

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

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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