Does the ADA Cover Long COVID?

“Long COVID” is a symptom or set of symptoms that persist for more than four weeks after a COVID-19 diagnosis, according to the CDC. Ranging from fatigue to cognitive impairment, these effects can limit some people’s ability to work in the same way they could before they got the virus. Employers should understand the ADA implications related to absence management.  … Continued

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Absence Management: Expert Resources, At Your Fingertips

Managing employee leaves of absence has never been more complicated. ReedGroup provides a wealth of expert information on all aspects of absence management, available at no cost. Here are some of our most popular and frequently-accessed resources:  ReedGroup’s blog. Our blog is updated four or five times a month, and if you subscribe, you won’t … Continued

Connecticut FMLA and Oregon PFML Update

Connecticut FMLA and Oregon PFML Update

Both Connecticut and Oregon have been busy working on rules and regulations related to their respective state leave laws. The Connecticut Department of Labor (CT DOL) published proposed regulations for its recently expanded Family and Medical Leave Act (CT FMLA), which became effective January 1, 2022. On the other side of the continent, the Oregon … Continued

Leave Related Government Issued Coronavirus Guidance For Employers/Employees

  Jurisdiction Agency Guidance Federal EEOC Guidance What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act and the Coronavirus Federal EEOC Guidance Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act Federal DOL Guidance COVID-19 or Other Public Health Emergencies and the Family and Medical Leave Act Questions and Answers California Labor … Continued

5 Questions for Absence Management

Outsourcing management of the employees who are out on leaves of absence lets you focus on the people who are currently working; your absence management provider takes care of the people who are out on leave.

Coronavirus Takes Center Stage

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires certain employers to provide paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave to employees due to COVID-19. What should employers know?