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Join ReedGroup’s Compliance Team for its complimentary quarterly absence, disability, and accommodation webinar. This quick and informational session will ensure you are up to date on the latest developments in laws, regulations, and cases affecting employers across the nation. Learn about:

  • The latest in federal, state, and municipal leave laws, including the final New York Paid Family Leave Regulations, a new Paid Family Leave law in Washington state, and new pregnancy accommodation laws in Massachusetts and Connecticut, plus more;
  • The latest on EEOC and DOL actions, including a discussion of the potential amendment, delay, and/or withdrawal of the changes to the ERISA regulations;
  • A discussion of recent court decisions including cases that raise the following:
    • May an employer’s policy include maximum leave language?
    • What is the definition of disabled from ‘any occupation’ under a disability policy?
    • When is giving FMLA notice considered ‘as soon as practicable?
    • What timeframe qualifies as a ‘timely decision’ under ERISA?
    • Can an employer terminate an employee who, based on Facebook posts, appears to be abusing FMLA ?
  • And more!

Registration is free and the webinar will be recorded. Register even if you can’t attend the actual session and we will send you a copy of the recording to review at your convenience.

Register Here for the Free Webinar

Thursday, August 24, 2017
10:00 AM Mountain Standard Time (Denver) – 1 Hour


Compliance Team

Compliance Team

James Venable, JD, SPHR, is the Vice President of Employment Law, Absence and Accommodation Compliance at ReedGroup, where he provides expertise in Absence Management Compliance and Employee Relations Counseling. Mr. Venable has more than 20 years of experience across senior roles in Legal, Human Resources, and Compliance from several Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Venable joined ReedGroup in April 2018 after serving as Vice President of Human Resources, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Compliance and Environmental Health and Safety for Comcast, where he was responsible for engagement and labor relations activities for the company’s West Division Business Unit.

Lori Welty, Esq. is a Compliance Attorney at ReedGroup. Ms. Welty provides expertise in all areas of state and federal leave law, including Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and their state law equivalents as well as disability and family leave benefits. Ms. Welty is an ongoing author of ReedGroup’s LeaveAdvisor online reference tool, as well as many other white papers and articles.

Sheri Pullen is a Compliance Analyst at Reed Group. Ms. Pullen develops leave of absence and disability content across a variety of platforms and provides compliance analysis, direction, and expertise regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), state leave laws, and ERISA as it relates to disability plans. Ms. Pullen has a strong compliance-focused background comprised of more than 20 years of experience in writing, editing, business analysis, and consulting.

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