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Bryon Bass

SVP Disability and Absence Management

University of Phoenix with Bachelor of Science, Business Management minor e-Business.

Bryon oversees whole health, disability and absence management product standards and compliance, quality assurance and disability payroll. Prior to joining Sedgwick, he served as director of integrated disability management at Pacific Gas and Electric, where he oversaw companywide integrated delivery of disability and absence management services, comprised of self-insured/self-administered workers' compensation, fitness for duty, leave of absence, accommodation and time-off programs.

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June 12, 2020
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
This is the shocking number of American workers that have to go on short term disability for 6 months

Sedgwick's Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management, contributed to this article

June 12, 2020 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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March 30, 2020
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
States respond to the coronavirus: Latest disability and leave expansions

On May 12, the U.S. House of Representatives introduced the next round of COVID-19 response legislation.  The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act with over 1,800 pages and a $3 trillion price tag includes labor …

March 30, 2020 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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March 25, 2020
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Coronavirus update: New York sick leave, disability and family leave provisions

On March 18, 2020, Governor Cuomo signed emergency legislation guaranteeing job protection and pay for New Yorkers who have been quarantined as a result of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. The law requires job-protected, employer-provided paid sic…

March 25, 2020 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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March 18, 2020
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Coronavirus – statutory state updates

As we continue to track updates to workforce absence-related laws to support coronavirus (COVID-19) absences, we have created a statutory state chart as a resource to help make sense of the changes. The matrix includes scenarios to identify which ben…

March 18, 2020 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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March 14, 2020
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
What you need to know about coronavirus FMLA and paid sick leave provisions

UPDATE ALERT: Wednesday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. CST. Today, the Senate passed HR 6201 as approved by the House yesterday. President Trump signed into law at 8:30pm eastern. The bill will become law within 15 days. Within that time, rules will be…

March 14, 2020 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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February 19, 2020
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
I have to take short-term disability – but where will that leave my job?

Sedgwick's Bryon Bass contributed to this article

February 19, 2020 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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January 10, 2020
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
The challenges and benefits of state PFML programs for employers

For employers operating in multiple states — and even in single states — it’s become more challenging to effectively manage employee benefits. Many bills have been introduced that have components impacting paid leave benefits, such as cha…

January 10, 2020 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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September 16, 2019
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
What integrated programs have to offer

Sedgwick SVP Disability and Absence Practice & Compliance Bryon Bass authored this article

September 16, 2019 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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August 08, 2019
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Increasing awareness of the impact of PTSD in the workplace

(DMEC) - One of the most heartwarming commercials on air today features a veteran at an animal shelter surveying dogs available for adoption. While most of the dogs are playfully vying for attention, he notices one dog with soulful eyes, quietly rest…

August 08, 2019 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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May 20, 2019
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Thinking out loud about mental health

SVP disablity and absence practice and compliance Bryon Bass contributed to this article

May 20, 2019 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
Sedgwick edge
April 26, 2019
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
State PFML programs bring benefits and challenges for employers

With all of the different state and federal leave of absence laws, it is getting increasingly more complex for employers operating in multiple states — and even in single states — to effectively manage the various employee benefits. This year, a sign…

April 26, 2019 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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April 24, 2019
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Think your employee is faking sickness? Here’s what you can do

Bryon Bass, Sedgwick SVP disability and absence practice and compliance, recently spoke on a webinar on certifying leaves

April 24, 2019 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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March 08, 2019
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Accommodating an aging workforce

I recently read an article that sparked some debate on Twitter while also illustrating how we can all think a little bigger about accommodations for the aging workforce. The article put a spotlight on the case of a woman with early-onset dementia who…

March 08, 2019 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
May 11, 2018
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Increasing Awareness of the impact of PTSD in the workplace

Bryon Bass contributed this issue of Absence Matters

May 11, 2018 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
Sedgwick edge
April 20, 2018
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Common misconceptions in integrated disability and absence management

In the disability and absence management industry, there are some common misconceptions related to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), statutory disability and leave, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Each one includes rules and reg…

April 20, 2018 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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