A clear and thorough discussion addressing the challenges in interpreting state medical marijuana leave laws.
It’s coming from all sides – national, state, municipal, and company policies. Paid time off – whether sick, family, or parental, is gaining momentum as a shiny new and attractive employee benefit. Read on for the latest and greatest news on this topic. Company-Provided Paid Parental Leave – More Large Companies Joining the Fray We … Continued
California Amends the Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law Employers, don’t get too comfortable! Just as California’s paid sick leave law (the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014), became effective the Governor signed a July 14 bill amending it. Some of these significant and welcomed changes include: Defined salary calculations: For nonexempt employees, employers … Continued
Supreme Court Rules: Same Sex Marriage is Legal in all 50 states In the biggest news this week, the Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, ruling that the Constitution requires all states to license same-sex marriages AND recognize same-sex marriages licensed and performed out-of-state. We’ve blogged about same-sex marriage laws quite … Continued
Take a look at Jeff Nowak’s blog post detailing some great upcoming opportunities for beefing up your absence and compliance expertise; the NELI ADA & FMLA Compliance Update (three dates, three locations!) and the DMEC ADA & FMLA Compliance Conference, all in April. We are particularly partial to the DMEC conference, which features Reed Group’s … Continued
Marti Cardi, Reed Group’s Chief Compliance Officer, appeared on our local NBC affiliate today to offer tips for employers trying to navigate the return-to-work landscape after a natural disaster, like the floods that have affected so many in Colorado. See the video.
By David Roberts, Chief Executive Officer As I write this, we’re far from being able to quantify the full impact that the recent, devastating floods have had on Colorado. At last count, flooding in 15 counties had caused multiple deaths, destroyed over 1500 homes, damaged over 17,000, and caused the evacuations of 11,700 people. All … Continued
Reed Group’s Chief Compliance Officer, Marti Cardi, was a lead speaker at the opening sessions of the 2013 Annual conference for the Disability Management Employer Coalition in Atlanta last week. The conference focused this year on mental and behavioral health issues. Keynote speaker Rosalynn Carter addressed the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act and … Continued
Marti Cardi, J.D., Chief Compliance Officer Megan G. Holstein, J.D., Senior Counsel On November 8, 2012, the EEOC achieved yet another multi-million dollar settlement in a lawsuit alleging systematic disability discrimination, specifically targeting an employer’s inflexible leave policy. Specifically, the employer’s policies required two things: first, any employee who took a leave of absence for … Continued
Are you attending the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) 2009 Annual Meeting in Boston next week (Nov 6-11)? Stop by Reed Group’s booth (#605) and say hi. We’ll be happy to give you a demo of MDGuidelines, our extensive database of return-to-work durations and treatment plans for disability, workers’ compensation and other medically-related work … Continued