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The Beat Goes On: Healthcare Debate Reignites Complexities of ADA Accommodation Compliance

It’s been over a quarter-century since President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law, and more than eight years have passed since the act was amended to give employers and business owners greater clarity and guidance into the civil rights protections the ADA set in place. Now, the same way the ongoing debate over healthcare reform has reached into nearly every corner of American life, it’s similarly raised concerns around the ADA and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA).

Consider these recent headlines:

A Nuts-and-Bolts Guide to the ADA Interactive Process

If you’ve ever been confused or concerned about the complex requirements of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its supplement, the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), you’re not alone.

Best Practices in Centralizing Your Employee Accommodation Process

This week’s blog post is brought to you by Optis' Executive Vice President, Rene Gates, and previously appeared in the March issue of DMEC’s @Work magazine.

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7 Steps to Keep in Mind When Managing Employee Accommodations

Check out our latest video for seven quick tips on managing employee accommodations under the ADA/ADAAA.

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5 Best Practices to Keep in Mind When Managing Employee Accommodations

Last week, Optis attended DMEC’s FMLA/ADAAA Employer Compliance Conference. After hearing several sessions regarding the ever-changing employment law landscape and compliance challenges, we thought it’d be beneficial to recap the best practices in managing ADA/ADAAA employee accommodations:

Five Reasons to Attend DMEC’s FMLA/ADAAA Employer Compliance Conference

This month, we’ll be heading to DMEC’s FMLA/ADAAA Employer Compliance Conference in Washington, DC. This is one of our favorite conferences of the year, and we’re looking forward to connecting with absence and disability management professionals and discussing the complex challenges they face today.

The conference is taking place April 20 – 22, and registration is still open. Here are five reasons to attend:

3 Steps to Evolve Your Disability Management Program

This week’s blog is brought to you by Optis’ Business Development Analyst, David Spring.

Optis Featured in DMEC's @Work Magazine: Best Practices in the Employee Accommodation Process

What are a few of the best practices in the employee accommodation process? Find out from Optis’ Executive VP, Rene Gates, in the latest issue of DMEC's @Work magazine (Members-Only Content).

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Get Ahead of the Curve Before It’s Too Late

This week’s blog post is brought to you by Optis’ National Sales Representative, Scott Lenox.

“The secret to change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” - Socrates

Knowing What's Next in the ADA Interactive Process

This week’s post is brought to you by Optis’ Business Development Analyst, David Spring.

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