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Client bulletin
December 01, 2017
OSHA reporting requirement deadline extended to Dec. 15

December 01, 2017
Client bulletin
September 14, 2017
Leave law bulletin - September 15, 2017

September 14, 2017
Client bulletin
August 16, 2017
Leave law bulletin - August 17, 2017

August 16, 2017
Client bulletin
July 19, 2017
Summary of leave law bulletins (U.S., Canada, ADA) - June, Q2 2017

July 19, 2017
Client bulletin
June 05, 2016
OSHA’s new electronic reporting requirement

June 05, 2016
Sedgwick edge
March 30, 2016
Stephanie Simpson
SVP, Disability and Absence Management Practice, Sedgwick
Unique leave of absence programs: Competitive advantages or complex challenges?

RESPONDING TO A CHANGING WORKFORCE For many workers, especially millennials, workplace flexibility and family-friendly benefits are no longer just a preference; they are an expectation.1 When job candidates for key positions are in short supply, offe…

March 30, 2016 by Stephanie Simpson, SVP, Disability and Absence Management Practice, Sedgwick
Sedgwick edge
March 30, 2016
Edging up: Short takes on emerging industry issues

Proposed changes to ERISA disability claim procedures regulation: Preview and prepare BY STEPHANIE SIMPSONSVP, Disability and Absence Management Practice, Sedgwick On November 18, 2015, the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) of the U.S.…

March 30, 2016
Blog
January 19, 2016
David North
Executive chairman
Sedgwick forecasts 16 industry trends to watch in 2016

As we move into the new year, I am excited about all the great things I believe will happen in our industry. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do at Sedgwick – from ensuring injured and ill workers have access to the right heal…

January 19, 2016 by David North, Executive chairman
Blog
January 07, 2016
Joe Daly, Director Technical Performance
Preventing workplace assaults in healthcare

OSHA offers suggestions for preventing workplace assaults in healthcare settings. (image courtesy of OSHA.gov) Despite several unfortunate and tragic instances in the news recently, workplace violence rates as a whole have been declining. Accordin…

January 07, 2016 by Joe Daly, Director Technical Performance
Sedgwick edge
December 14, 2015
Scott Rogers
President, Client Services
Advocacy: Secrets to employee re-engagement

This expanded approach involves being an advocate for the employee by listening, communicating, providing information and proper medical care, explaining how this complicated process works – and being there to assist them at every turn. From the time…

December 14, 2015 by Scott Rogers, President, Client Services
Sedgwick edge
December 14, 2015
Stephanie Simpson
SVP, Disability and Absence Management Practice, Sedgwick
Complying with the complexities of the ADA/ADAAA: A top priority for HR leaders

Just over 18 years after the ADA was enacted, the law was amended with the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA) that was effective on January 1, 2009. The ADAAA retained the ADA definition of disability, but it expanded the interpretati…

December 14, 2015 by Stephanie Simpson, SVP, Disability and Absence Management Practice, Sedgwick
Blog
December 03, 2015
Stephanie Simpson, SVP, Disability & Absence Management Practice & Compliance
Maintaining ADA/ADAAA compliance when leave is involved

This blog article has been republished as originally run in Human Resource Executive magazine’s November 2015 issue As we talk with employers around the country, we hear many similar concerns. “Managing leave as an accommodation has become challengi…

December 03, 2015 by Stephanie Simpson, SVP, Disability & Absence Management Practice & Compliance
Blog
October 22, 2015
Ann Gaffey, SVP Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety
Enterprise risk management: Breaking down barriers for real-life application

Healthcare risk managers have the opportunity to engage leaders from across their organizations to think more broadly about maximizing value protection and managing risk that comes with uncertainty through the application of an enterprise risk mana…

October 22, 2015 by Ann Gaffey, SVP Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety
Blog
September 30, 2015
Stephanie Simpson, SVP, Disability & Absence Management Practice & Compliance
Does your family and medical leave policy need a domestic partner re-evaluation?

It’s that time when human resources professionals and legal counsel review employment policies for the upcoming year, and this year there are new challenges impacting family and medical leave. The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Obergefell v. …

September 30, 2015 by Stephanie Simpson, SVP, Disability & Absence Management Practice & Compliance
Sedgwick edge
April 13, 2015
Darryl Hammann
EVP Disability and Absence Management Operations
Expert view

Edge:What is Sedgwick working on right now that will have an impact on our customers in the near future? Darryl: We have started to roll out mobile technology from a disability and absence perspective using responsive design, so all of the features a…

April 13, 2015 by Darryl Hammann, EVP Disability and Absence Management Operations
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