1. Learn about the critical impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act and recent EEOC actions (such as the $20 million consent decree against Verizon) on company absence management practices.

    Reed Group absence management experts Kevin Curry and Martha Cardi will address steps employers must take to develop an effective ADA accommodation program and to ensure the integration of ADA considerations into various absence plans, including the FMLA, workers’ compensation, company disability plans, and more.
    Cindy Gonzales, US Disability Program Manager of Intel Corporation, will share the challenges the company faced on its path to successful integration of continued absence as an ADA accommodation into Intel’s wide array of absence benefits.

    Cindy Gonzales, US Disability Program Manager, Global Benefits Program Office (LOA),Intel
    Kevin Curry, SVP, National Practice Leader, Reed Group
    Marti Cardi, Chief Compliance Officer, Reed Group

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  2. Managing intermittent leave continues to be one of the biggest benefits challenges employers face. An employer will discuss successful strategies for tracking intermittent leave to help make your job easier and ensure improved compliance with FMLA and other leave regulations.

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  3. Networking is a pivotal professional capability. Get ready for this year’s conference and recognize the many strategic applications for networking that will add to your professional competency, expertise, gather intelligence, and identify mentors. Don’t leave networking to chance; learn how to do it easier and more effectively!

    Terri Dittmann, Consultant, Coaching & Leadership Development

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  4. What do patterns in absence and disability tell us about the health status of our workforce? And what can we do it about it? Explore the results of research done at Nationwide Better Health to quantify the true impact of costly health risks on your bottom line, and hear how several employers are getting results from a proactive management approach.

    Steve Seggebruch, Regional Vice President, Sales, Nationwide Better Health
    Melissa Bresnick, Consultant: Analytics, Research & Reporting, Nationwide Better Health

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  5. Continuing with the conversation of the April session Dr. Ron explores both the financial and wellness aspects of disability and how it affects recovery and RTW. Learn how you can implement small changes to make the process run smoother and insure employees avoid costly disability events.

    Ron Leopold, MD, MBA, MPH, Medical Director, Metlife

    Sponsored by

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DMEC Virtual Education Forum


The Virtual Education Forum is a series of web-based sessions where employers and service providers share their knowledge and first-hand experience in developing and running a successful disability and absence management program. Sponsored by Unum.

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