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Best Practices in ADA, FMLA, and Workers' Compensation

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Summary

Best Practices in ADA, FMLA, and Workers' Compensation

Workshop Description/Agenda

Learning Objectives
Learning Objectives * You will be able to review FMLA basics and practical tips for administering FMLA leave for work related injuries. * You will be able to discuss ADA basics and practical tips for complying with the ADA. * You will be able to describe practical tips in navigating the FMLA and ADA in the context of a workers compensation claim. * You will be able to identify final tips to avoid turning workers compensation cases into an employment claim.

Benefits
There is an alarming increase in employment litigation filed against employers by employees injured on the job. More and more employees are making claims for not only workers compensation benefits, but for violations of the FMLA and ADA during the worker compensation claim. Employers are finding themselves in Court because of missteps made during the workers compensation claims process. This topic will arm you with practical tips and information necessary to protect you from additional liability by avoiding the landmines of the FMLA, ADA and associated statutes. This topic is designed to give practical tips to employers and anyone consulting with or advising employers, in navigating the employment statutes, and to present employment best practices when an employee claims or is receiving workers compensation benefits. We will provide guidance in handling the workers compensation claims in the context of the ADA and FMLA, from the initial work injury through the return to work and all aspects of the claims, such as medical examinations, the job offer, the interactive process, requests for modified duties, request for modified work schedules, and intermittent leave. This is a cant miss topic.

Agenda
FMLA Basics and Practical Tips for Administering FMLA Leave for Work Related Injuries • How to Handle Notice and Eligibility Requirements • What Medical Documentation and Eligibility Documentation Is Required and How Often Can I Request Documentation? • Intermittent Leave and Tracking Intermittent Leave, Tips for Protecting the Employer ADA Basics and Practical Tips for Complying With the ADA • How to Avoid Running Afoul of the ADA With a Workers' Compensation Claimant • What Is an Employer Allowed to Do Under the ADA? • What Is Required of the Employer Under the ADA? • The ADA Interactive Process in the Context of a Workers' Compensation Claim Practical Tips in Navigating the FMLA and ADA in the Context of a Workers' Compensation Claim • Medical Inquiries and Examinations • The Return to Work of a Workers' Compensation Claimant • Intermittent Leave for Treatment After Return to Work • Requests for Modified Duties in a Return to Work Scenario • Request for Modified Work Schedules • Requests for Leave of Absence Final Tips for the Employer to Avoid Turning Workers' Compensation Cases Into an Employment Claim

Faculty
Lauri A. Kavulich with Clark Hill PLC

Credits
CLE (Please check the Detailed Credit Information page for states that have already been approved) ,HR Certification Institute ,SHRM ,Additional credit may be available upon request.

Who Should Attend

This live webinar is designed for human resource and benefits professionals, safety directors, risk managers, compliance officers, insurance professionals, business owners and managers, accountants, controllers and attorneys.

Additional Information

Training Provider: Lorman Education Services

Course Topics: HR Management Training > Job Analysis/Compensation

Training Course Summary: Best Practices in ADA, FMLA, and Workers' Compensation


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