Three Important Topics For Employers From The 2019 DMEC Annual Conference

Posted by Rebecca Scott on Sep 17, 2019 11:02:00 AM

Our parent company, Presagia, recently attended the 2019 Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) Annual Conference, where they gained a lot of insight on various topics related to absence and disability management! These topics ranged from the importance of employee well-being to what employers can expect from an audit conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and so much more. To keep things concise, we chose the top three topics we found most interesting to share with you! 

Topics: DMEC, FMLA, Compliance, Employee Retention, Wellness, DOL

Insights on Outsourced vs. In-House Leave Management

Posted by Rebecca Scott on Jul 12, 2019 10:40:23 AM

As you may know, employers and leave case managers have a lot to handle when it comes to managing leave. This includes staying up to date on leave laws, tracking employees who request and take leaves, knowing when an employee is entitled to leave, and much more! 

Topics: FMLA, Leave Management, Compliance, Outsource, Insource

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

4 Ways To Streamline Leave Management With Technology

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Jul 17, 2018 8:39:51 AM

Topics: Blog, Leave Management, Compliance, HIPAA, HR Tips

What You Should Know About The DOL’s Expired FMLA Forms

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Jun 7, 2018 10:11:59 AM

The model FMLA forms provided by the Department of Labor (DOL) expired on May 31, 2018, but there’s no need to worry! We’re here to help with the next steps for employers!

Topics: Blog, FMLA, Compliance, FMLA Forms

Everything You Need To Know About New Jersey’s Paid Sick Leave Law

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on May 10, 2018 3:38:50 PM

New Jersey has become state number 10 to require employers to provide paid sick leave (PSL) to their employees! To date, 13 New Jersey municipalities have passed their own PSL legislation, leading to a complex leave administration process for New Jersey employers. Employers can expect to wave goodbye to the leave administration burden, as the new act will preempt all of these pieces of municipal legislation! The New Jersey paid sick leave bill, A1827, was signed by Governor Phil Murphy on May 2, 2018, as expected by many. During his campaign to take office, Murphy stated that he will, “enact paid sick leave for all workers statewide.” The New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act will take effect 180 days from the date Governor Murphy signed it, so now's the time to start getting prepared!

Topics: Leave Management, Paid Sick Leave, Compliance

What You Need To Know About FMLA Confidentiality

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Apr 13, 2018 9:17:12 AM

Access to employees’ sensitive personal medical information is a reality for employers covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). This is due to the fact that it's a best practice for leave administrators to request medical certification in order to process a leave case.

Topics: Compliance, FMLA Forms, HR Tips

How To Communicate With An Employee On FMLA

Posted by Lauren Osselton on Mar 20, 2018 11:35:57 AM

A common problem that leave and FMLA managers face is knowing when it's okay to communicate with an employee on leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). When an employee is out on leave, it’s quite likely that questions will arise: where is that file they were working on? Who is the appropriate contact for the XYZ contract? Though it may be tempting to send an email or text to communicate with an employee on FMLA, think twice before you act!

Topics: FMLA, Leave Management, Compliance, Absence Management, HR Tips

3 Influential FMLA Rulings That Changed Leave Management

Posted by Lauren Osselton on Aug 29, 2017 10:59:20 AM

Since it was introduced in 1993, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has been ever-evolving in its application. Its evolution is usually rooted in court cases that erupt between employees and their employers when one of them neglected to adhere to the rules of the FMLA, or there is the perception that this happened.

Topics: FMLA, FMLA lawsuit, Compliance

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