What really mattered to absence management experts, employers, leave administrators, and HR leaders in 2022? We looked at our blog readership and found out which blog posts were the most popular. Several of the most popular posts offer guidance on how to handle the changes ahead in 2023, particularly at the state level. Here were … Continued
ReedGroup provides employee absence management on behalf of some of North America’s largest employers. We handle different kinds of absence requests, from family and medical leave to military and personal leave. Requesting a leave of absence isn’t supposed to be tricky, but some employees get tripped up. If you’ve found yourself asking “why was my … Continued
As we get closer to the end of 2022, it’s important to look beyond the holiday season and prepare for what is coming January 1, 2023. Alongside New Year’s Resolutions, employers should prepare for state leave law changes. We’ve summarized a few of the notable items below: California In September 2022, California enacted CA A … Continued
Given the benefits of a robust leave management system, what should be the key criteria urging employers to outsource leave management?
A significant challenge in managing leaves of absence under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is controlling employee abuse or misuse of leave rights. To be clear, eligible employees are entitled to receive the time off and job protections afforded by the FMLA without interference or retaliation by their employer. However, when potentially suspicious … Continued
An employer’s obligation to provide a leave of absence as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been a thorny issue for decades, but over the last few years, guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Coalition (EEOC) combined with fairly consistent decisions from the EEOC and courts have led to a … Continued
On April 7, 2017, the D.C. Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016 (“D.C. Paid Family Leave law”) became effective upon the expiration of Congress’s 30-day review period. The new law establishes a paid family leave program administered through the District of Columbia. It does not provide any additional leave or job protection beyond the … Continued
Absence Management Software is Built on Deep, Industry-Leading Expertise Managing the ever-more complex web of FMLA, disability and other regulated leaves is a huge headache for today’s employers. Fearing noncompliance, many over-approve leaves, wasting money and hurting productivity. Others mistakenly deny leaves, running the risk of multi-million dollar legal action. To help organizations solve this … Continued