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Don’t miss Unum-DMEC forums for fall

Unum’s experts in return-to-work and leave policies will close out the DMEC 2014 virtual education series with forums on intervention strategies to address behavioral health situations, and regulatory updates on the American with Disabilities Act and family and medical leave laws.

On Sept. 16, Angela Ripper, assistant vice president and senior counsel at Unum, will provide an update on 2014 changes to the FMLA regulations. Joining Ripper in the presentation will be a senior FMLA official from the Department of Labor.

On Oct. 15, Kristin Tugman, assistant vice president of Health and Productivity at Unum, will discuss the challenges employers face when employees return to work after being out on disability for behavioral health issues. The session, Behavioral Health: Intervention Strategies, will share specific intervention strategies to address behavioral health situations from presenteeism to return to work. Rebecca Brown, disability program manager at Ohio State University, will join Tugman to provide an employer’s perspective.

On Nov. 11, Betsy Stivers, assistant vice president and senior counsel at Unum, will give an update on the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) settlement, litigation and court decisions. The session, ADAAA – What you need to know in 2014, will also provide best practices for employers that emerge against this backdrop. An employer will be joining Stivers in the presentation to discuss how they address ADAAA compliance challenges.

Participants in the DMEC-Unum programs receive one CE credit for certain disability management professional designations. There is no charge to DMEC members. If you are not a DMEC member, contact your Unum National Client Group representative for information about accessing the session at no charge.

For more information and to register for a session, please visit the DMEC website

 

 

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