Ever heard of the Bermuda Triangle of Employment Law? That’s what many HR professionals call the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and workers’ compensation. These laws present HR experts with many logistical challenges, including a seemingly constant stream of new interpretations and applications. That’s why more employers, large and small, are outsourcing leave management services.
Today, one in four employers with 50-plus employees outsources FMLA administration, according to the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC). Its survey also found that employer groups of more than 1,000 employees are seeking help in managing the ADA leave accommodation process.
The DMEC study created a top 10 list of leave absence management challenges that organizations battle:
Transitioning from a self-administered absence program to a third party administrator can help your organization tackle these challenges more effectively. A third party administrator can also save your company money, increase productivity, and improve wellness. To learn more about how our absence management programs and solutions can help your organization, click here.