2022 DMEC Annual Conference Highlights

It’s the end of a busy week for absence management professionals, who descended on Denver, Colorado for the Disability Management Employer Coalition’s (DMEC) Annual Conference. DMEC celebrated its 30th anniversary this year with co-founder Marcia Caruthers, and a look back at some of the developments that led to the organization’s founding and growth, including innumerable … Continued

2022 DMEC Annual Conference - ReedGroup Law & Order Parody

Don’t miss ReedGroup at the DMEC Annual Conference

Law & Order: DMEC Edition Wednesday, August 3, 2022 10:00am-11:00am “In the disability and absence-based arena, FMLA offenses are considered particularly heinous.” Join us as a “jury member” for a mock trial based on the popular TV series “Law & Order.” We will take the roles of judge, plaintiff, defense and plaintiff’s attorneys as we … Continued

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Summer Reading Roundup: We Picked Some Interesting 2022 Compliance Reads for You to Take to the Beach

While the ReedGroup Compliance team has been hard at work preparing for our upcoming presentation at the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) annual conference early next month, we’ve also collected a handful of interesting reads to keep you entertained this summer. Grab a beach towel and umbrella, head to the beach or pool, and dive … Continued

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Treatment and Management of PTSD Due to Workplace Violence May Do More Harm Than Good

Violence is the fifth-leading cause of nonfatal occupational injuries in the United States and workplace violence (WPV) has been on the rise since 2017, despite suspected underreporting.   The peer-reviewed journal article, Occupational post-traumatic stress disorder and workplace violence in workers’ compensation claims, published in The Journal of Traumatic Stress, found that a lack of resources … Continued

ReedGroup's top blogs of 2022

Hot Topics in Absence Management

Gather around the virtual water cooler with us to see what your colleagues are talking about. ReedGroup’s most popular blog posts in 2022 so far are:  Paid Family & Medical Leave Update A summary of PFML in California, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Washington, plus programs coming … Continued

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Up Next: Our Absence Management Academy FMLA Webinar – FMLA, Part 2: The Hard Questions

This week, we’re preparing for our June 8 webinar, the second of our four-part Absence Management Academy series on #AbsenceManagement fundamentals. We’re looking at the questions that participants asked our experts during the webinar presented as Part 1 of this series, to understand what areas are most challenging for employers to understand and administer correctly. Our speakers … Continued