Handling Employee Leaves of Absence

  Product ID : SUFA-0004

  Level : Intermediate

  Duration : 90 Minutes

Susan Fahey Desmond is a principal with Jackson Lewis PC. She has been representing management in all areas of labor and employment law for over 30 years. A noted author and speaker, Ms. Desmond is listed in Best Lawyers in America and has been named by Chambers USA as one of America’s leading business lawyers.  

There are close to a dozen different types of medical leave, between statutory and non-statutory types of leave. Understanding and applying them correctly can be a big challenge. It is extremely easy for even the most meticulous employer to get lost in all the definitions, details, and purposes behind various leaves. Susan Fahey Desmond, a labor and employment law expert, will elaborate federal and state laws as they apply to various leaves under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, HIPPA, Workers’ Compensation, Unemployment Compensation and much more. 

Learning Objectives

  • Federal laws as they apply to leave
            1. Employee eligibility under the FMLA
            2. Meaning of serious health condition under the FMLA
            3. Using physician certifications
            4. Meaning of disability under the ADA
            5. The interactive process under the ADA
            6. What is a reasonable accommodation
            7. How the FMLA and the ADA interact and differ
            8. Getting the medical information you need
            9. The interaction between the FMLA, ADA and workers’ compensation
           10.Terminating employees after exhaustion of leave
  • Best Practices - Policies
  • Best Practices - Procedures
  • Hot Topics/Questions

Who Should Attend

  • Human resource managers
  • Benefits specialists
  • Risk managers
  • General counsel
  • $200.00

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