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

The 3 Most Absurd FMLA & ADA Cases You Won't Believe Happened

Posted by Rebecca Scott on Oct 28, 2019 2:00:00 PM

We’ve all read or heard about the unbelievable stories of employees who abuse and misuse the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Take for instance the California employee who used their FMLA leave for a fishing trip, then was caught on their co-worker's Facebook live video! It's these cases that leave you wondering, "why would anyone do such a thing?" These cases of misuse aren't entirely limited to employees, employers are guilty of abusing or denying FMLA and ADA as well. 

Topics: ADA, FMLA, FMLA lawsuit, Intermittent Leave, Paid Family Leave

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

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

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