This year marks the 30th anniversary of the formation of the Disability Management Employer Coalition.
From the effects of long-COVID to the Great Resignation, employers should keep an eye on these absence management trends in 2022.
Nearly 10% of people who experience mild COVID-19 infections have symptoms that persist beyond two weeks. Will this create a disability crisis?
A growing number of states move to fill support gaps for injured workers with a federal return-to-work program.
Performance and connectivity advancements promise to elevate the level of service provided in the field of Complex Rehabilitation Technology. Register for this webinar to learn firsthand from practitioners about which technologies will produce best in class results for a sector of the injured workforce that needs it most.
The Americans with Disabilities Act is the standard for equal employment opportunity and advancement, but employers must also review their state laws on the matter to remain compliant and fair.
Changes in paid parental leave, mental health concerns, and the use of marijuana in the workplace are among the workplace disability trends to watch in 2020.
Diversity drives innovation. Employers have an unparalleled opportunity to gain the performance and insights of a diverse and inclusive workforce.
New laws and rapidly evolving employee needs are changing how employers execute and deliver disability and leave-of-absence programs.
For Concentra’s John Anderson, getting patients back to work after an injury is what keeps him passionate about his job.
Researchers can’t say with certainty why women who are injured at work are more prone to commit suicide or suffer a drug overdose.
The departing chair of DMEC’s board reflects on her 30-year mission to inform employers and elevate the profession of disability and absence management.
This definitive timeline of cannabis legalization in the U.S. shows the reach of marijuana throughout the country, leading to more employers seeking impairment testing.
Determining disability involves a team of players whose roles aren’t always straightforward.
While Walmart’s People Greeter controversy continues to play out, its reputation as an employer of choice for disabled persons is at risk.
When most people do break or violate the law, it’s usually out of ignorance of a particular law or a lack of information about it. But for FMLA or the ADA, there are ways to stay ahead.
Overexertion and falls on the same level are two of the top causes of disabling workplace injuries, according to Liberty Mutual’s 2019 report.
When a worker’s TTD benefits ran out and he still wasn’t cleared for work, the worker filed for PTD benefits.
From growing employee engagement to the laws surrounding marijuana use, these are the top 5 trends to keep an eye on in workers’ compensation.
The first line of defense against mental and behavioral health issues is ensuring employers have the tools to effectively address them. Understanding the five stages of behavioral health is a big step in that direction.