Over the Top with Overtime

Many employers are left in the dark about how overtime plays a role in FMLA administration. With the recent announcement of the Department of Labor’s final rule updating the overtime regulations, we don’t see this analysis getting any easier any time soon. Starting with the basic rule, if an employee would normally be required to work … Continued

Quarterly Compliance Review Webinar – Wednesday 5/18

Join Reed Group for our complimentary quarterly leave of absence compliance webinar. Make sure you are up to date on the latest developments in new laws, regulations, and cases affecting employers across the country. Learn about: New state laws affecting leave, including New York Paid Family leave, Vermont Paid Sick leave, Wisconsin Donor leave, Utah … Continued

Long-Awaited EEOC Guidance on Leave as an Accommodation Finally Released

Yesterday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its long-awaited guidance regarding leave as an accommodation, “Employer-Provided Leave and the Americans with Disabilities Act.” The EEOC has not provided significant direction on leave as an accommodation since 2002, when it issued the broader report, “Enforcement Guidance Regarding Reasonable Accommodation and Undue Hardship Under the Americans … Continued

Drinking from the Leave of Absence Firehose

We in ReedGroup’s Compliance Department are shameless leave of absence junkies. So as you can imagine, any time we are able to get together with other colleagues in the industry, we love to share experiences, brainstorm ideas, and look to the future of leave of absence management. In the past week, Reed Group drank from the … Continued