Technology and the Future of Disability Case Management

What does the future of disability case management hold? If we take a Jetsons-like look ahead, technology and data-driven approaches will almost inevitably become more widespread. The rise of new technologies has created an opportunity for the field to shift away from reactive case management methods. Instead, proactive, tailored solutions that leverage cutting-edge technologies can … Continued

Empowering Leaders to Support Their Employees’ Mental Health

In 2022, mental health in the workplace is among the hottest topics for employers around the world. The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has identified that every week in Canada, an estimated 500,000 employees are off work due to mental health issues[1]. MHCC further reported that mental health issues account for more than $6 … Continued

Best Practices in Accommodation

Sprains and fractures, mental health, visual or hearing impairments, and pregnancy. What do these have in common? These are a few of the life events that can require workplace accommodations. When an employee’s medical condition is impacting their ability to complete their job role to expectations, employers need to consider offering suitable workplace accommodations to … Continued

Top Highlights from the Workplace Accommodations – Now and In the Future Webinar

Mike Brown, Account Executive & Consultant, and Nadine Morganelli, Team Lead, Accommodation and Ergonomics Consultant, from ReedGroup joined Erin Mills, Director, Human Capital, and Workplace Health, from the Conference Board of Canada to share their expertise on workplace accommodations. Our speakers dove into the importance of accommodation in the workplace, types of accommodation employers should … Continued

Pandenomics: Ergonomics in the Age of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic transformed the workplace overnight. As each wave emerged, workers understood that remote work was here to stay. Working remotely without a proper ergonomic workspace, including a desk, adjustable office chair, and peripheral computer equipment, results in awkward static postures and can lead to an increase in musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders. Per the 2021 … Continued

Explaining the Benefits of Absence Management Software

Most Canadian employers don’t track all absence types, so they don’t fully realize the associated costs, risks, or opportunities for improvement, according to the Conference Board of Canada[1]. Furthermore, managing absences with manual tracking or a patchwork of digital tools often leads to missed deadlines, confusing standards, dissatisfied employees—and unhappy executives. You can help your … Continued

Plan for Absence Management Success

Holistic approaches to absence management help businesses reduce costs, modernize HR policies, and enhance efficiency to increase productivity, employee management, investments, and returns. Revamping your organization’s absence management strategy can play a significant role in this process and help to realize cost savings. Absence management services incorporate technology and tools to track and monitor absence … Continued

Top 10 Reasons to Integrate Absence Management Services into Your HR Strategy

Staying on top of employee leaves of absence—called absence management–is a huge undertaking. Provincial and federal workplace absence policies make it complex for your Human Resources Department to ensure that employees receive support and benefits in times of need. Integrated absence management services support employers by processing occupational and non-occupational claims; tracking employee absences; and … Continued