On September 29, 2022, one day after Hurricane Ian made landfall on Florida’s southwest shores, President Biden signed into law the Civilian Reservist Emergency Workforce (CREW) Act. This Act directly amended two federal laws: the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). The … Continued
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
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
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
“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
ReedGroup announced Dr. Robert Dawes will join ReedGroup as the company’s new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Dawes, a well-known and esteemed clinician, will be responsible for managing and building forward ReedGroup’s clinical management strategy. Dr. Dawes will report to CEO Sandy Callahan and serve on the executive management team. View the press release here.
Absence management just got easier due to a new partnership between CorVel, a national provider of risk management solutions, and ReedGroup, a leading provider of absence management. View the press release here.
New state disability and paid family leave rates for the following: California, D.C. Massachusetts, New jersey, New York, and Washington will go into effect in 2021.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires covered employers to provide paid sick leave for employees for certain COVID-19
Get ready to engage in an interactive process with your pregnant employees in Kentucky! The recently enacted Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act requires covered employers to make reasonable accommodations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions absent an undue hardship. Reasonable Accommodations The Pregnant Workers Act amends the Kentucky Civil Rights Act, which already prohibits … Continued
On April 17, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (Department) released its required workplace poster and employee notices to inform employees about their rights and responsibilities under the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (MA PFML). Workplace PFML Poster The poster includes key implementation dates to inform employees that payroll deductions … Continued
Constantly changing leave laws make staying compliant increasingly complex and overwhelming for organizations. It not only poses a huge burden on time and resources, compliance mistakes can cost organizations thousands of dollars. If you’re feeling like it’s hard to keep up with compliance, you’re certainly not alone. A 2016 DMEC Leave Management Survey found that … Continued