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Client bulletin
Leave law update - May 2018

Leave law update - May 2018

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Leave law update - April 2018

Leave law bulletin - April 2018

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Leave law update - March 2018

Leave law bulletin - March 2018

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To grant or not to grant? That is the question Intermittent leave as an ADA accommodation

It’s no secret that intermittent leave, whether under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) or the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), is difficult for employers to track and manage, but it is also an area that can spark lawsuits. What are the ins and outs of intermittent leave as an ADA accommodation and how can we make it work for employers and employees alike? Let’s take a look at the reasons employees request intermittent leave, typical conditions where intermittent leave is a considera

Client bulletin
Leave law update - February 2018

Client bulletin
Leave law update - January 2018

Leave law bulletin

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Leave law update - December 2017

Client bulletin
Leave law bulletin - November 2017

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What’s ahead in 2018? Increased opportunities for collaboration

Human resources and benefit managers will have excellent opportunities to demonstrate their expertise in 2018. The complexity of issues they address on a daily basis continues to grow and evolve. Federal, state, county and city laws that govern employment issues are constantly changing. Organizational structures can further compound these multi-layered regulatory complexities. Departmental silos with their own internal policies and procedures can make it difficult to implement consistent prog

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Edging up: Short takes on emerging industry issues – physical therapy costs, state legislative changes and fraud control

Rising physical therapy costs – Balancing the budget as price tags surge BY ROBIN BUSHVice President, Medical Networks, Sedgwick Employers and risk managers watching physical therapy spend rising may assume that the rising cost is because of increasing utilization. After all, the workforce is aging and co-morbidities are on the rise. These factors can lead to more frequent and longer durations of physical therapy. However, the primary reason for rising physical therapy cost is a trend of increas

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Is a leave of absence still considered a reasonable accommodation?

In the case Severson v. Heartland Woodcraft, No. 15-3754 (7th Cir. Sept. 20, 2017), Raymond Severson began his career with Heartland Woodcraft around 2006 and over time had been promoted to an operations manager for the fabricator of retail display fixtures. In 2010, he was diagnosed with back myelopathy caused by impaired functioning and degenerative changes in his back, neck and spinal cord. This back condition typically did not prevent him from performing his essential functions, however he d

Client bulletin
Leave law bulletin - October 2017

Summary of leave legislation for private employers

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ADA Disability Update - Q3 2017

Newsletter
Leave Law Update - September 2017

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Summaries of disability and leave legislation for private employers

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