Meeting The Challenges Of Injured And Ill Workers

Law360, New York (October 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- 2009 is shaping up as a potential watershed year for disability, leave and health management law. By Jan. 1, 2009, employers expect to have new Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) regulations which will impact broadly their rights and responsibilities for managing FMLA leaves.

During 2009, employers and group health plans will begin grappling with the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”), which President Bush signed into law on May 21, 2008.

Most significantly, businesses will soon feel the brunt of the subtle, but major changes under...
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