Requests for FMLA leave and ADA accommodations are among the top headaches for HR professionals. What happens when FMLA is exhausted and an employee requests additional leave under ADA? You need to thoroughly understand the law and the EEOC's guidance to properly respond to an employee's request for additional leave so you don't end up in court.
Join our legal expert, Shiloh Theberge, in this 75-minute webinar to gain the guidance you need to respond to leave requests. You can't afford to make a mistake when it comes to complying with the FMLA and ADA.
Clear guidance on the FMLA & ADA
How to avoid FMLA abuse
How FMLA & ADA interact
Your legal responsibilities for providing reasonable accommodations under the ADA
The interactive process and arriving at a reasonable accommodation
What ADA considerations must you keep in mind when considering requests for additional leave when FMLA has been exhausted
When can you legally deny a request for additional leave under the ADA
What can be considered undue hardship by the employer
Documentation needed to keep you out of court
Special considerations for mental health conditions
Real life examples - Lessons you can learn from court decisions
The Relationship Between FMLA, ADA and Workers' Compensation
Identifying potential overlaps
How the FMLA and ADA interact
How the EEOC's definition of "reasonable accommodation" could conflict with the ADA-FMLA-Workers' Compensation triangle
How to bring an employee back to work without violating his or her rights under any of these laws
Protect Your Company from Legal Backlash: Let the Law Guide You
Top FMLA & ADA mistakes that land employers in hot water
Know your company's abilities in terms of curbing FMLA abuse
What is a "serious health condition" and what the courts are saying about it
What to do when both the FMLA and ADA apply
Undue hardship and "indefinite" leave: When can an employer deny a request to leave?
Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!
About The Speaker
Shiloh has appeared before a number of federal and state agencies throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic. In addition, she has counseled and trained clients on a wide variety of state and federal employment laws. Shiloh has litigated numerous cases on behalf of management in the federal and state courts of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut, involving:
Wage and hour laws
Disability and reasonable accommodations
Family and medical leave laws
Join us and legal expert, Shiloh Theberge as she guides you through important employer information under the FMLA and ADA.