Reed Group Invites Business Executives to Take ADA Accommodation Practices Survey

Survey results will provide valuable insights into administration of leave of absence as an ADA accommodation  Reed Group announced today the release of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodation Practices Survey in partnership with Spring Consulting Group. The ADA Accommodation Practices Survey is the first annual survey designed to compile decisive information about employers’ … Continued

DOL Official Identifies Common but Easy-to-Fix FMLA Violations

By Kevin Curry, SVP and National Practice Leader, Reed Group Ltd. Employers take note:  The head of FMLA enforcement for the Department of Labor warned Tuesday that if you have not yet updated your FMLA notices and certification forms to reflect the revised FMLA regulations effective on March 8, you are OUT OF COMPLIANCE right … Continued

Reed Group Acquires ACOEM’s Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines, Expanding Options for Physicians and Employers

Improved access, integration of evidence-based academic research and return-to-work and absence management strategies among key benefits of new strategic partnership  Reed Group, the recognized leader in managing employee absence, and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), the nation’s largest association of occupational medicine physicians, announced today that Reed Group has acquired ACOEM’s … Continued

COMING SOON: The ADA Accommodation Practices Survey

We are happy to announce that beginning next Thursday, April 18th, Reed Group will be partnering with Spring Consulting on an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodation Practices Survey. This is the first annual survey of employer practices related to the ADA and is designed to focus on ADA accommodation, particularly leave of absence as … Continued

Reed Group Releases Updates to MDGuidelines™

Expanded functionality for American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) subscribers for treatment and for utilization review, new links to State Treatment Guidelines for all users Reed Group, publisher of the industry’s leading return-to-work (RTW) reference toolset, MDGuidelines™, announced today the release of two ICD-9-CM to CPT code crosswalks. These are available for those … Continued

GAY UNIONS: EFFECTS ON LEAVE OF ABSENCE RIGHTS

By: Martha J. Cardi, Esq. and Megan G. Holstein, Esq. Last week, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments on two cases concerning gay rights.  These cases provide an opportune time to consider gay couples’ rights and employers’ obligations under various leave of absence laws. The first case, heard by the Court on March … Continued