Magazine Extra: Long COVID and ADA

Guest Contributor

In the beginning of the pandemic, employers struggled to determine whether workers who contracted COVID-19 qualified for disability protections under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). More than two years later, employers have another issue to consider—whether employees who experience ongoing complications […]

ADA: What Employers Need to Know

ADA: What Employers Need to Know

Anne Patterson

What do long COVID, DEI, neurodiversity, mental health and wellness programs all have in common? They are all points of consideration when employing individuals with disabilities. In the latest Talking Benefits episode, Justin Held interviews Kellee Grimes, Manager of Health Services at […]

COVID-19: How to Handle Confidentiality of Medical Information Under ADA

COVID-19: How to Handle Confidentiality of Medical Information Under ADA

Jenny Gartman, CEBS

On March 27, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posted a webinar in which EEOC staff answered employer questions about how to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and still be compliant with federal employment nondiscrimination laws—including questions on handling confidentiality […]

CoronavirusRegulatory Considerations for Employers

Coronavirus in the Workplace: Regulatory Considerations for U.S. Employers

Kathy Bergstrom, CEBS

Do your coronavirus policies and practices comply with federal laws covering the workplace and employee benefits? During their March 18 webcast, “Coronavirus in the Workplace: U.S. Regulatory Considerations,” Carrie B. Cherveny, Esq. senior vice president of strategic client solutions at HUB International, […]