Simplified digital solutions for ADA compliance

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects individuals with physical or mental disabilities from discrimination and requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations that help them gain and keep employment.

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Unum’s commitment to you

As a leading provider of group disability benefits in the U.S. for more than 40 years, we understand that keeping up with the ever-changing regulations for ADA can be difficult. That’s why we’re using our experience and expertise to help employers stay compliant and reduce the administrative burden of managing the process.

The market difference

We offer comprehensive levels of service flexible to your needs so that you’re covered not just at the federal level but also in accordance with state laws and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. Whether you’re looking for general information, occasional in-depth consultation, or day-to-day support regarding employee requests for workplace assistance, our Fundamentals or our Enhanced plan will meet your needs.

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The Fundamentals plan

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    ADA language included in FML correspondence

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    Training to help your staff appropriately handle ADA requests

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    Review of current policies to help ensure compliance

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    Proactive initiation of ADA files for employees who are ineligible for or have exhausted FMLA leave entitlement

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    Obtaining medical documentation/R&Ls to support the request

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    Tracking and reporting ADA absences or accommodations

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    File coding

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The Enhanced plan

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    All Fundamentals plan features, PLUS:

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    Enhanced communication, with in-depth accommodation summary to the employer

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    Identifying potential accommodations

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    Risk mitigation: Indefinite leave of absence, not likely disabling, ADA federal/state/pregnancy variation in client needs, and more

Contact your local field office to learn more.