New York City is the Latest to Offer Paid Sick Leave

By Marti Cardi, Chief Compliance Officer, and Megan Holstein, Senior Counsel, Compliance and Employment Law Yesterday, June 27th, the New York City Council overrode Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto to pass the Earned Sick Time Act.  The law will require New York City businesses to offer employees paid sick leave.  The benefit requires businesses to offer … Continued

Supreme Court speaks to same-sex marriages – what does this mean to leave administration?

By Megan G. Holstein, Senior Counsel, Compliance and Employment Law, and Martha J. Cardi, Chief Compliance Officer The United States Supreme Court issued 2 key decisions this morning concerning same-sex marriages: United States v. Windsor, concerning the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Hollingsworth v. Perry, concerning California’s Proposition 8 (ban on same-sex marriage).  These … Continued

ADA Survey – Share Your Thoughts

Are you a business executive? If your company is among the many American companies that have one or more employees requesting leave under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), then we’d like your thoughts on administration of the ADA. Reed Group has partnered with Spring Consulting to survey executives on ADA accommodations practices. Please take … Continued

Leaves of Absence Come in all Sizes — Maryland Enacts New Law

By Martha J. Cardi, Chief Compliance Officer, and Megan G. Holstein, Senior Counsel, Compliance and Employment Law The governor of Maryland has signed into law a new leave of absence that entitles eligible employees a one-day leave of absence for the day that the employee’s immediate family member is leaving for or returning from active … Continued

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

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

A Leave for Every Reason – Coming Your Way in 2013!

By Marti Cardi, Chief Compliance Officer, Reed Group  Keeping up to date on leave of absence laws is a challenge for every employer, particularly for those with multi-state operations.  It is especially difficult to stay abreast of proposed legislation so that the employer is compliant as soon as a new or expanded law is passed.  … Continued