COVID-19 has drastically changed the way we work this year. From offices closing at the start of the pandemic, to more recently, workplaces reopening with help from the Department of Labor’s (DOL) guidance on return-to-work, we’ve seen it all! During this uncertainty, employers have had to start planning way ahead to bring employees back to work, implement safe return-to-work processes, and much more. While these types of considerations have been top priority, we also want to highlight the importance of improving organizational culture during this hectic time.
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.
Leave case managers and employers are constantly being bombarded with new information. This includes new leave laws, updates to existing leave laws and much more! Along with these changes and updates made in 2019, we also saw opinion letters produced by the US Department of Labor (DOL).
The Wage and Hour Division of the DOL often generates model forms and opinion letters for case managers and employers on topics such as the FMLA. To help you stay compliant, we've written a brief summary of the three DOL opinion letters from 2019:
Our parent company, Presagia, recently returned from the 2018 Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) Annual Conference, which featured rich, enlightening, and inspiring discussions on numerous topics pertaining to the absence and disability management industry! The sessions at this year’s conference were packed with tips and strategies to help employers - from leveraging the unique talents of a diverse workforce, to proactively supporting employees who may be in distress. We’d like to share the three biggest lessons from this year's conference to help you best manage today's workforce!