Our tools and resources can help you take stock, then take action.

The leave management landscape is rapidly changing to meet the diverse needs of a diverse workforce. Your approach to absence management can have a direct impact on your ability to keep up with these changes.  Here are the steps you can take to help ensure your leave management program stays ahead of the game:

  1. Test and strengthen your knowledge of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). There are many FMLA rules and requirements that employers must adhere to in order to remain compliant. A strong understanding of these complexities starts with solid knowledge of the law itself.

    Find out how well you know the fundamentals by taking this short quiz.
  2. Evaluate your absence management program. The Guardian Absence Management Scorecard can help you measure the effectiveness of your absence management efforts so you can develop a strategy to maximize program effectiveness. You can also benchmark your leave management efforts against similar companies.

    Start evaluating your absence management program now.
  3. Take action. Put our 60 years of experience helping businesses manage leave and disability to work for you.  Learn the basics, gather insights, and look deeper into how Guardian can help you ensure your absence management efforts are serving your employees and your business.

    Get started online at our absence management knowledge center.


Unless otherwise noted, the source of all information is the 2021 Guardian Absence Management Activity Index & Study.

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