School (Session) is Out for Summer: New Laws for Your Summer Reading List

As many of the legislative sessions wrap up in time for summer break, Colorado and Minneapolis enact two new laws, while Illinois and Connecticut passed several more which are awaiting Governor approval. Colorado Pregnancy Accommodation law: On June 1, Governor Hickenlooper signed House Bill 1438, requiring employers to provide reasonable accommodations for the health conditions … Continued

Part II: More on California’s Enhanced State Benefits

Yesterday we wrote about the passage of a new California Law, known in the legislature as Assembly Bill 908, which in 2018 will increase California’s paid family leave (PFL) weekly benefit amount and eliminate the waiting period required to receive PFL benefits. While not wildly touted, not even by Governor Brown in his own press … Continued

Reed Group Quarterly Compliance Webinar: February 2

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: Recent EEOC consent decrees, including the Pactiv case that analyzed “no-fault attendance policies” Proposed changes to ERISA regulations for … Continued

DMEC Chapter Meeting: FMLA and ADA Employment Law Update

FMLA and ADA Employment Law Update December 10, 2015 | 2:30-5:00 pm MT Location: Reed Group, 10355 Westmoor Drive, Westminster, CO 80021 Early bird pricing ends on November 25. Join us for an exciting look into 2015’s Bloopers & Blunders of FMLA and ADA Leave Laws: How Employers and Employees Can Get It Wrong. This … Continued

MDGuidelines® and ODG®: Analysis of the Evidence Behind Evidence-Based Return-To-Work and Treatment Guidelines

Reed Group recently commissioned a white paper which provides a comparison of documented evidence behind our disability duration and treatment guidelines product, MDGuidelines®, and other guidelines products within the marketplace. We think this white paper will be of interest to you because, as you know, establishing transparency is the very first standard for developing trustworthy … Continued

Rhode Island and North Dakota Pass Pregnancy Accommodation Laws

This summer, both Rhode Island and North Dakota passed legislation which requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees. The Rhode Island amendment is effective immediately, and the North Dakota law will be effective August 1. Below is our handy dandy chart that will help employers understand the specific requirements of each law:   … Continued