The Total Impact of Absence on your Total Cost of Risk

Employee absence – whatever the reason – can affect a company’s productivity, safety and bottom line. That’s why risk managers should have a voice in discussions about absence management.

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The Cost of Noncompliance When Managing Employee Absence

on the day-to-day costs of absence. Not recognizing — and guarding against — the costs of noncompliance with the wide array of leave regulations can have a significant impact on the bottom line.

Questions That Can Help Prevent Intermittent FMLA Abuse

Different situations call for different questions to help you understand the employee’s need for leave and the best way to manage the leave for both the employee and your organization.  Check out these suggested questions to help you get the information you need to make the appropriate decisions.

Now is the Time to Integrate Webinar Replay

Employee absences don’t occur in isolation. So why manage them that way? Sonja Teague, Integrated Absence Practice Leader at ESIS and Karen English, SVP at Spring Group, LLC, recently hosted a webinar “Now is the Time to Integrate” in which they explored how when Risk Management and Human Resource work together, they can find effective solutions for the organization as a whole that reduce the costs and the impact of absence.

View a replay of their webinar.

Now is the Time to Integrate Slide Deck
Sonja Teague, Integrated Absence Practice Leader at ESIS and Karen English, SVP at Spring Group, LLC, recently hosted a webinar “Now is the Time to Integrate.” You can view a PDF of their slide deck.
Top Seven Considerations to Help Administer Leaves of Absence

Did you know that employers often spend more than four hours a week, or over five weeks per year, focused on absence-related issues? Learn seven tips to reduce the stress and time spent managing absence.

Holistic Approach to Managing Absence for Older Workers

Older workers are staying longer on the job than ever before. Do you know how leaves of absence tend to differ for older workers versus younger employees? Keeping in mind three key considerations can help manage leaves with a changing, multigenerational workforce.

Absence Management — The Evolution and Requirements to Manage Absence Differently

Absence due to illness and/or injuries cost employers $530 billion last year. Taking a holistic view of absence can dramatically affect outcomes, as can treating each illness or injury as an event rather than one claim.

Utilizing the JAN Network as an ADA Resource

Staying compliant with employer obligations under the ADA is a challenge. With so much information on the Web, where can you turn for specifics of ADA laws and reliable ADA resources? Learn how JAN resources can help you meet ADA challenges and stay abreast of recent ADA information.

Creating a Custom Absence Management Experience

Watch our short video to learn more about how our ECOS-DM, our portal and mobile app, provides an easy to use, comprehensive, and custom absence management process for both employers and employees.

Return-to-Work: Creating an Effective Program for Any Type of Absence

Return-to-work (RTW) programs have been used for decades to reduce the duration and costs of absence from occupational injuries. Imagine the advantages for employers if that program is extended to all employee absence, regardless of the cause.

Six Keys to Managing Intermittent FMLA

Many organizations don't have the processes and tools in place to understand and track when employees are taking intermittent FMLA. That doesn't mean that intermittent FMLA can't be managed effectively.

9 Components of an Effective Integrated Absence Management Solution

Integrated absence management can increase compliance, reduce direct and indirect costs of absence, help manage absence across your organization, and improve the employee experience.

Can You List the 8 Main Reasons for Employee Absence?

52% of employees admit they call in sick when they are not actually ill. Do you know why your employees are really absent from work?

Hint: It’s not because they took a day at the beach!

The Total Impact of Absence on your Total Cost of Risk

Employee absence – whatever the reason – can affect a company’s productivity, safety and bottom line. That’s why risk managers should have a voice in discussions about absence management.

The Top Challenges in Managing FMLA - And How to Solve Them

Dealing with the more than 500 regulations governing employee leave programs is difficult. Our experts share 10 tops for managing leave more efficiently and reducing the impact of leave on your organization.

14 Questions to Help You Find the Right Absence Management Partner

Not all absence management vendors offer the same array or quality of services, and the rapid changes in absence management and compliance have created challenges for  vendors as well as employers. This article, which appeared in @Work magazine, offers 14 questions you can ask to help you select a right partner who can provide the absence management solution that is right for your company.

Tracking the Evolution of Paid Family and Medical Leave

The complexity of managing paid family and medical leaves has increased as various states offer different family leaves, each with its own eligibility rules and durations.  Our guide can help you stay abreast of these complex leave laws and their impact on employees.

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