As employers calibrate disability-related absence costs, in addition to standard calculating procedures, what are the missing links that should be considered?
On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, emergency legislation (B24-185) went into effect in the District of Columbia (D.C.) that prohibits the offsetting of D.C. paid family leave benefits from insured temporary or short-term disability benefits. The legislation, known as the Short-term Disability Insurance Benefit Protection Emergency Amendment Act of 2021 (“the Act”), became law without the … 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
Medical marijuana is all over the news these days as more states seek to decriminalize it and end up grappling with resulting employment issues. Here are a few recent stories: * New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act takes effect July 2010, making New Jersey the 14th state to legalize medical marijuana. (Matthew Stoloff’s blog). * In … Continued