human resources executives

Why it’s important to shift your thinking when accommodating employees

As a former HR manager, I know the internal struggle you may often face when an employee experiences a medical condition at work. Because of your training, you’re hyper-focused on treating employees equally. From hiring practices to benefits administration, you know the parameters and federal rules that have been established to ensure your organization isn’t […]

Accommodate instead of terminate: Navigating ADAAA

With the 2008 enactment of the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) to include a broad range of disabilities, most leaves of absence — or Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) cases — need to be scrutinized for ADAAA compliance. While many employers think their obligations end after FMLA protection has been satisfied, ADAAA regulations may extend an employer’s obligations.

One university’s successful partnership with a return-to-work program

A return-to-work program is a wonderful tool to help change the way you manage disability. Such programs create a work environment that breeds productivity and removes some of the burden of disability management. You also need the measurable results — the bottom line. What is the real ROI of RTW?

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