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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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December 10, 2017
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
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 emp…

December 10, 2017 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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December 07, 2017
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
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edge:The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and return to work (RTW) continue to be hot topics among our clients and the industry in general. What questions are employers asking? Bryon: One of the most common things we hear is, “Do we have to enga…

December 07, 2017 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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October 30, 2017
Bryon Bass
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Bryon Bass: ADA Compliance, RTW and Workers' Comp: Let the Interactive Process Be Your Guide

Sedgwick SVP, Disability and Absence Management, Bryon Bass is featured in WorkCompWire’s A Leader Speaks series. In the posting, he talks about program complexities that can arise given that workers’ compensation is subject to both federal and stat…

October 30, 2017 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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September 11, 2017
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
bLeave benefits expand to adapt to an aging workforce

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) generally includes 12 weeks of unpaid time off for eligible employees after the birth of a child, the placement of a child for adoption or foster care, and to care for a parent, child or spouse with a serious h…

September 11, 2017 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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September 11, 2017
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Edging up: Short takes on emerging industry issues – government compliance updates, state legislation and drug law changes

ERISA changes being introduced BY BRYON BASSSVP, Disability and Absence Management, Sedgwick Several changes in the regulations governing claims and appeals under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) became effective in January…

September 11, 2017 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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September 09, 2017
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Absence Matters: Managing the Interactive Process

Sedgwick SVP, Disability and Absence Practice and Compliance, Bryon Bass talks about the importance of managing the interactive process. This is a process that helps the employer and employee work together to identify and accommodate a disabling co…

September 09, 2017 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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August 03, 2017
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Accommodation best practices: Consistency is key

Because of its relevance at the intersection of workers' compensation, leave of absence and federal laws like the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the accommodation process requires a careful and thou…

August 03, 2017 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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April 17, 2017
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Paid parental leave benefits growing among employers

For companies with a global leave policy, the following leave types are offered: According to the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI), employers are moving toward offering paid parental leave because they want to care for their employees and creat…

April 17, 2017 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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April 17, 2017
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Edging up: The alphabet soup of government compliance

The alphabet soup of government compliance   There are many recent industry-related changes and others on the horizon that could have a significant impact on employer programs. Some of these legislative updates and rule changes occurred during 2016 …

April 17, 2017 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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April 10, 2017
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Pregnancy: A waiting game

April the Giraffe has been quite the internet sensation! Some 20 million people around the world have followed her seemingly endless pregnancy since February. Although currently closed for the season, the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New …

April 10, 2017 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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January 19, 2017
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Think about it: Addressing mental health in the workplace

On December 8, I hosted a webinar along with Donna Hardaker, former Director, Wellness Works Mental Health America of California and Heather Holladay, Integrated Health Manager Pacific Gas and Electric Company. It was a fantastic discussion on a topi…

January 19, 2017 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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December 18, 2016
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Mental Health and Stigma

December 18, 2016 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
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