Providing a comprehensive disability management program? Check. Accommodating employees? Check. Find out why accommodations are key in Accommodating Your Most Valuable Asset: Your Workforce by Brian Kost, Workplace PossibilitiesSM senior director at The Standard.
In the Media
ADAAA litigation is up nearly 32 percent in recent years. Brian Kost, senior director of the Workplace PossibilitiesSM program at The Standard, provides ways to help meet regulations and accommodate employees' needs. Read his DMEC @Work article, Make RTW and Stay-at-Work Support the Cornerstone of Your ADAAA Strategy.
Can financial concerns decrease employees' workplace productivity? Jung Ryu, national accounts practice leader at The Standard, explains in his BenefitsPRO article, Are You Supporting Employees' Financial and Physical Wellness?
A fact-finding mission is often the first step in helping tailor your recommendations to meet the needs and wants of your clients. Read the Advisor Today article by Chris Conklin, vice president of individual annuities at The Standard.
Are your clients' IDI policies keeping pace with their current salary or life stage? Cari Bacon Flick, 2nd vice president of IDI operations for The Standard, highlights the importance of checking in with your clients to ensure their IDI policy reflects their current life stage. Read her Advisor Today article, Are Your Clients' IDI Policies Keeping Pace With Their Life Stages?
Based on survey findings, employees who sought assistance for their health condition from their HR manager tended to have a more positive experience. Read why in the Employee Benefit Adviser article, Do Employees Know Where to Go in a Health Crisis? by Jeff Smith, practice consultant for The Standard's Workplace PossibilitiesSM program.
The comprehensive Employee Disability Leave Study shows employees who worked with their HR manager returned to work 44% faster. Read the WorldatWork article about The Standard's study.
Employees with a health condition tend to have a more positive experience when they work with HR for support. Here's why. Read the HR Daily Advisor article, Making HR the Hub of Disability Management, by Jeff Smith, Workplace PossibilitiesSM practice consultant for The Standard. Also see part two of his series that discusses how to connect employees with additional resources and the importance of accommodations as part of a stay-at-work or return-to-work plan.
Clients can play a key role in supporting employees with suicidal thoughts. Dan Jolivet, The Standard's Workplace PossibilitiesSM practice consultant, provides tips on how they can help. Read his Employee Benefit Adviser article, Helping Clients Start the Conversation About Suicide Prevention.
BenefitsPRO explains that the approach employers take to handle an employee's health condition can negatively affect productivity. Read, How Employer Support Affects an Employee's Return to Work After Disability Leave.