Woman receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccine Mandates, Exemptions and Accommodations

What Employers Should know About COVID-19 Immunization Mandates and Challenges, and How to Navigate Employee Requests Regarding Vaccination COVID-19 has become an ongoing challenge for employers seeking to manage a productive workforce while setting policies that keep workers safe. The availability of effective vaccines in the US provided some relief and protection for employees’ health … Continued

Exercise & Anxiety, Research Brief

We are kicking off a new series to present our own research and the work of other leading scientists in the field in Research Briefs. Each quarter we will dive into a different topic. Here at MDGuidelines we know that research is key to fine tuning care for patients and clients so they can return to their regular lives quickly and safely.

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

Resources

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

Compliance Webinar: It’s 2021! Where Do We Go From Here? 

Compliance Webinar: (February 26, 2021) It’s 2021! Where Do We Go From Here?  2020 was a challenging year for just about everything, including leave of absence. Now that 2021 is here, along with a new presidential administration, what’s happened so far and what can we expect in the near future? Join us on Friday, February 26 at … Continued