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DMEC Annual Conference Law & Order Follow Up

A couple weeks ago, the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) held its annual conference in Denver, Colorado. On day three of the conference, ReedGroup’s Compliance Team, including myself, Carla O’Sullivan and Sheri Pullen, with special guest Garlande Patz from Guardian, presented “Law & Order: DMEC Edition,” an absence-management-focused parody of the well-known television franchise. If … Continued

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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Compliance Continues to be a Challenge for Employers. Outsourcing Offers Peace of Mind.

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

ReedGroup’s Greatest Compliance Hits of 2017

ReedGroup’s compliance attorneys presented leave of absence highlights from 2017 at the final Disability Management Employer Coalition’s (DMEC) Colorado chapter meeting on Thursday, December 7th. The presentation focused on an annual wrap-up of the legislative changes, notable cases, and agency action related to leave of absence and disability. 2017 proved to be fruitful for legislators, … Continued

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Tips and Traps When Building a Paper Trail: DMEC Features ReedGroup’s Expertise

Anyone who works in leave and disability administration knows the importance of employee notifications – the letters, emails, and forms that an employee receives over the course of a leave of absence. Still, many employers struggle with creating concise and compliant correspondence that includes all the information an employee needs regarding a leave of absence.  … Continued

ReedGroup at DMEC Compliance Conference

ReedGroup is at the DMEC Annual Compliance Conference this week in Washington DC. If you are attending be sure to check out our presentations! If you can’t make it then be sure to still download our brand new Paid Sick Leave Whitepaper: Preventive Care for Employers: State and Municipal Paid Sick and Safe Leave Laws More Than … Continued

Are you ready to feed your thirst for ADAAA and FMLA knowledge?

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

New Resources: FMLA and Mental Health

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