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April 30, 2021
Shawn Johnson, managing director, workforce absence and Adam Morell, JD, director, national compliance, ADA accommodations
Blurring the lines between accommodations

As employers reimagine their return to work programs and strategies, they often wonder about the difference between traditional return to work programs and accommodations afforded under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). At RIMS LIVE 2021, we…

April 30, 2021 by Shawn Johnson, managing director, workforce absence and Adam Morell, JD, director, national compliance, ADA accommodations
News
April 30, 2021
Global marine: Shipping containers lost overboard highest in seven years

2020 saw the largest spike in shipping containers lost at sea in seven years, with more than 3,000 boxes falling overboard — up from just under 500 in 2019 and about 1,420 in 2018. More than 1,000 have fallen overboard so far in 2021, with loss…

April 30, 2021
Blog
April 29, 2021
Paul Peak, vice president clinical pharmacy and Reema Hammoud, assistant vice president, clinical pharmacy
The drugs that keep us up at night

How well are you sleeping at night? It's not uncommon to have difficulty falling or staying asleep, but certain medications and substances may either help or inhibit proper rest. From a pharmacist’s perspective, it’s essential to address the root cau…

April 29, 2021 by Paul Peak, vice president clinical pharmacy and Reema Hammoud, assistant vice president, clinical pharmacy
April 23, 2021
Sedgwick appoints Ruth Leggett as CEO in Ireland

DUBLIN, 23 April 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced the appointment of Ruth Leggett as CEO of its operations in Ireland. Leggett steps into the role held …

April 23, 2021
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April 22, 2021
Kim Krauss
managing director, global marketing and communications
Wellness Zenter: Healthy and thriving

Sedgwick is pleased to partner with Chef Paul Kahan and the Chicago Restaurant Workers Relief Fund as part of efforts to help our clients, colleagues and communities thrive in 2021. Chicago holds a special place in our hearts this year, as it would…

April 22, 2021 by Kim Krauss, managing director, global marketing and communications
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April 19, 2021
Bob Peterson
President
Thrive during RIMS LIVE 2021

It’s no secret that the RIMS conference is a highlight each year for me and my Sedgwick colleagues. It’s the time of year when everyone’s anticipation is high as industry professionals from around the world gather to exchange ideas, enjoy time togeth…

April 19, 2021 by Bob Peterson, President
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April 09, 2021
Mark Debus
MSW, LCSW, Behavioral Health Team Lead
7 simple ways to relieve stress

Feeling stressed? You are not alone. Whether you’re scrambling for a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, paying for that unexpected car repair, or assisting your fifth grader with division, life can be stressful. And while it’s a normal part of life, t…

April 09, 2021 by Mark Debus, MSW, LCSW, Behavioral Health Team Lead
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April 01, 2021
Tracey Davanport, BSN, RN, CCM, CLCP, Vice President, Clinical Operations and Beth Burry, Senior Vice President, Case Management, Clinically Integrated Programs
Behind the scenes with our nurse case managers during the pandemic

Many people are familiar with the role nurse case managers play in the return to work process. They review an injured employee’s medical records, coordinate and expedite medical treatment and procedures, locate the best medical care and physicians to…

April 01, 2021 by Tracey Davanport, BSN, RN, CCM, CLCP, Vice President, Clinical Operations and Beth Burry, Senior Vice President, Case Management, Clinically Integrated Programs
Article
March 31, 2021
Workers' compensation insurers struggle with long-term coronavirus fallout

Dr. Teresa Bartlett, managing director, senior medical officer, and Kimberly George, global head of product development and innovation, provide commentary on this Out Front Ideas webinar.

March 31, 2021
Blog
March 30, 2021
Mark Buckingham
UK Government intends to modernise product safety laws

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has announced plans to review and strengthen the UK’s product safety laws to ensure they are robust enough for the 21st century. This is largely because much of the current safety regime is ba…

March 30, 2021 by Mark Buckingham
Article
March 30, 2021
Sedgwick enhances fraud strategy with IFB and new executive appointment

LONDON, 30 March 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has announced it will become an affiliate member of the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) from 1 April 2021. It has also ap…

March 30, 2021
Press release
March 29, 2021
Sedgwick announces Cunningham Lindsey China service offerings will operate with the Sedgwick brand

SHANGHAI, 30 March 2021 –Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions continues to align its enhanced resources around the world by the rebranding of Cunningham Lindsey operations and serv…

March 29, 2021
News
March 29, 2021
Global marine: Ship blocking the Suez Canal is finally freed

Six days after blocking the Suez Canal, the 224,000-ton containership, Ever Given, is finally freed and moving north to an anchor point — making way for traffic to resume in this vital trade route. More than 360 vessels are waiting to pass thr…

March 29, 2021
Blog
March 29, 2021
Ton Schox
Head Marine Continental Europe and Marine Specialist Practice Group Leader
Assessing container casualties from the Ever Given Suez Canal incident

As of 29 March 2021, reports suggest that the combined efforts from rescue workers of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA), salvage experts and heavy equipment to release the 400m-long container ship, Ever Given from the shoreline have been successful. The…

March 29, 2021 by Ton Schox, Head Marine Continental Europe and Marine Specialist Practice Group Leader
Press release
March 26, 2021
Sedgwick partners with John Lewis to offer innovative claims solution for home insurance

LONDON, 26 March 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions has announced a new strategic partnership with John Lewis to provide an innovative claims service for their new home in…

March 26, 2021