July 2024 Quarterly Compliance Update
dateJuly 09, 2024
Summer is moving fast! Can you believe it is already time for the July Quarterly Compliance Update? Join us this week on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. E.T. to get a quarterly update on all majo
ADA ADA - Undue Hardship
Appropriate Use of the Undue Hardship Defense Under the ADA
dateJune 26, 2024
Undue hardship is one defense employers can assert when faced with a claim or lawsuit that falls under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As you likely already know, the ADA, requires an emplo
Webinars/Podcasts/Conferences Pregnancy Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)
Happy Final PWFA Regulations Day!
dateJune 18, 2024
The PWFA rule is here! This is just a friendly reminder that today, June 18 is the day the final rule on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) takes effect. Don't forget to review the resources we
Pregnancy Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) Webinars/Podcasts/Conferences
10 Podcasts on the PWFA!
dateJune 11, 2024
As promised, our podcasts on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) are here! We've put together 10 podcasts addressing key points of the PWFA and its final rule and interpretive guidance, effective
ADA ADA - Reasonable Accommodation
"She Doesn't Look Like She Has a Disability..." Handling Accommodation Requests from Employees with Mental Health Disabilities
dateJune 10, 2024
The month of May flew by. We were so busy with all the PWFA and PFML activity, we did not post this blog in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month. Well, better late than never! Employers continue to
Family/Medical Leave (PFML) - Paid State Laws - Other State Leaves
Whirlwind Changes in Minnesota PFML
dateJune 04, 2024
As we know from all our local and national news stations, it's tornado season and PFML, like Dorothy and Toto, is again swept up in the winds of change. We haven't blogged about Minnesota PFML since l
State Laws - Other
O-R-E…Oh, Oregon.....AGAIN?!?!? OFLA Leave after July 1.
dateMay 24, 2024
Remember last month when I compared Oregon leave legislation and regulations to a Double Stuff Oreo®? Well, Oregon is back with more filling. I think we might be at Oreo Mega Stuf® level now. So, las
Webinars/Podcasts/Conferences Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) Pregnancy
Check Out the Reliance Matrix Webinar on the PWFA! (PWFA Update: Let’s Discuss the Final Regulations)
dateMay 21, 2024
It is here! Reliance Matrix has been busy reading and studying the 408 pages of the PWFA Final Regulations, and we have prepared a pre-recorded webinar that provides an overview of the regulations and
Nashville, Here We Come!
dateMay 17, 2024
The Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) 2024 Employer Conference will be in Nashville, August 5-8, 2024 this year. Reliance Matrix will be there and we hope to see you! Check out our pres
Podcast - Market Leading Compliance
dateMay 14, 2024
Learn what makes Product Compliance an important industry focus and how Reliance Matrix meets the need (and sets the bar high for every other provider).
Is Your Parental Leave Policy Compliant? Check out our new whitepaper to find out!
dateMay 13, 2024
How can employers prepare a parental leave policy that is compliant? Are there any resources out there addressing parental leave policies? Well, look no further, Reliance Matrix has you covered. Relia
Pregnancy State Laws - Other State Leaves
Prenatal Leave? COVID Leave? A New York State of Mind.
dateMay 08, 2024
With the State of New York's passage of the 2025 budget bill (S 8305-C, Part M) on April 20, 2025, New York becomes the first state to pass a stand-alone law specifically requiring that employers prov
Family/Medical Leave (PFML) - Paid State Laws - Other
Maryland PFML, Back to the Future?
dateApril 26, 2024
On April 25, 2024, Maryland Governor Wes Moore signed Senate Bill 485 and House Bill 571, the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program modification bills, into law. What do those bills do? DELAY, DE
Pregnancy Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)
Top 10 Important Parts of the PWFA Final Regulations, Pre-Recorded Webinars and More!
dateApril 24, 2024
As we reported last week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published the final rule and interpretive guidance implementing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) in the Federal Reg
ADA ADA - Reasonable Accommodation ADA - Undue Hardship FMLA DOL EEOC
March 2024 DMEC Compliance Conference: Follow Up!
dateApril 18, 2024
Reliance Matrix was honored to attend and present at two sessions last month at the 2024 Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) Compliance Conference, March 25-28, 2024. On March 26, 2024, R