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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

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

Infographic: Pregnancy & Parental Leave In America

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Feb 26, 2019 12:30:00 PM

For employers managing pregnancy and parental leave in the workplace, it's often hard to keep track of all of the paid and unpaid leave and accommodation laws that can apply to an employee's request, not to mention organizational policies! In fact, managing all of the various types of leave laws that may apply to employees is expected to be one of the top challenges facing human resources in 2019

Topics: Infographic, Parental Leave, Paid Family Leave, Paid Parental Leave

Adding A Task Bank To Your SAW/RTW Game

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Jan 15, 2019 8:56:22 AM

Last year, our parent company, Presagia, was honored to contribute a column in each issue of the Disability Management Employer Coalition's (DMEC) publication, @Work Magazine. The column, The Pillars of Leave Management, has explored several core elements of a strong absence management strategy, which we're sharing in this blog series!

If you haven't already, we recommend that before reading this blog, you check out the first five pillars that we've already posted: 

Pillar 1: Extracting Data To Support Your Leave Management Efforts 

Pillar 2: The Intersection of the FMLA and the ADA

Pillar 3: Assessing Mental Health Risk In Your Organization

Pillar 4: The Importance Of Peripheral Vision In Absence Management

Pillar 5: Workflow For The ADA Interactive Process

In this sixth and final column, we discuss the role of a task bank in the ADA accommodation process and how you can begin to develop your own.

Topics: ADA, Leave Management, Absence Management, Accommodation, HR Tips

Workflow For The ADA Interactive Process

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Nov 14, 2018 10:18:49 AM

This year, our parent company, Presagia, has been honored to contribute a column in each issue of the Disability Management Employer Coalition's (DMEC) publication, @Work Magazine. The column, 'The Pillars of Leave Management,' has explored several core elements of a strong absence management strategy, which we're sharing in this blog series!

If you haven't already, we recommend that before reading this blog, you check out the first four pillars that we've already posted: 

Pillar 1: Extracting Data To Support Your Leave Management Efforts 

Pillar 2: The Intersection of the FMLA and the ADA

Pillar 3: Assessing Mental Health Risk In Your Organization

Pillar 4: The Importance Of Peripheral Vision In Absence Management

In this fifth column, we review a best-practice workflow to guide you through the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) interactive process.

Topics: ADA, Leave Management, Absence Management, Accommodation, HR Tips

The Importance Of Peripheral Vision In Absence Management

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Nov 6, 2018 10:46:33 AM

This year, our parent company, Presagia, has been honored to contribute a column in each issue of the Disability Management Employer Coalition's (DMEC) publication, @Work Magazine. The column, 'The Pillars of Leave Management,' has explored several core elements of a strong leave management strategy, which we're sharing in this blog series!

If you haven't already, we recommend that before reading this blog, you check out the first three pillars that we've already posted: 

Pillar 1: Extracting Data To Support Your Leave Management Efforts 

Pillar 2: The Intersection of the FMLA and the ADA

Pillar 3: Assessing Mental Health Risk In Your Organization

In this fourth column, we talk about how the concept of 'peripheral vision' can help you be more strategic in your absence management efforts. 

Topics: Absence Management, Organization, HR Tips

Create Strong Organizational Culture In 5 Simple Steps

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Sep 27, 2018 9:06:04 AM

Culture is present in every organization, influencing things like productivity and retention, and it affects everyone, from executives to hourly employeesWhen it comes to building a strong culture, human resources professionals are often looked upon to pinpoint any problem areas and develop strategies around them. Read on to learn how you can create a strong culture to help your organization reach new heights!

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