All About The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) | Part 4

Posted by Rebecca Scott on Mar 31, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Welcome to Part 4 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 fourth and final part of this series, we'll look at the interactive process and the technology that supports managing accommodations. 

Topics: ADA, Accommodation, blog, Interactive process, Technology

All About The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) | Part 3

Posted by Rebecca Scott on Mar 24, 2020 3:10:42 PM

Welcome to Part 3 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 third post of this series, we’ll look at not only the ADA but how the ADA differs and interacts with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). 

Topics: ADA, Blog, FMLA, Compliance, Accommodation

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

A Review Of 2019 In Leave Management | Part 1

Posted by Rebecca Scott on Feb 11, 2020 12:32:33 PM

If you're an employer or leave case manager, you know that there's always new information pertaining to leave management being thrown your way. Last year is no exception, with everything from clarifications to existing leave laws to new leave laws being established and everything in between! Instead of searching through countless websites and trying to remember everything, we did the hard work for you and have collected the most pertinent new leave laws you should know about! 

Topics: ADA, FMLA, Accommodation, Paid Family Leave, Paid Parental Leave

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

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

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

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