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Certificate Program In FMLA & ADA Compliance

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Summary

This comprehensive, three-day program includes 15 information-packed sessions that provide complete A-to-Z coverage of all aspects of the federally-required FMLA and ADA compliance and best practices - plus access to our heralded FMLA and ADA Training & Certification Programs!

Workshop Description/Agenda

This comprehensive, three-day program includes 15 information-packed sessions that provide complete A-to-Z coverage of all aspects of the federally-required FMLA and ADA compliance and best practices - plus access to our heralded FMLA and ADA Training & Certification Programs!

Not only will you learn the practical strategies and procedural recommendations that will enable you to tackle the challenging FMLA and ADA issues you confront every day, you'll also get FREE updates whenever FMLA or ADA laws change!

Agenda

Day 1: The Family And Medical Leave Act

  • Key terms and definitions
  • Who's covered and why
  • Employee Eligibility And Leave Entitlement
  • Paid and unpaid leave options
  • Intermittent and reduced-schedule leaves
  • Special rules for school employees
  • Employer posting requirements
  • Notifications
  • Communicating with employees who are out of work
  • Medical Certifications
  • Fitness-for-duty testing
  • Return-to-work options
  • FMLA job and benefits restoration
  • Tracking leave
  • Ending Leave
  • Recovering benefits costs incurred during FMLA leave
  • RIFs involving protected employees
  • Documentation strategies that protect your organization

Interactive Exercises:

  • Various case studies on eligibility and administrative requirements

Day 2: The Americans with Disabilities Act

  • Key terms and definitions
  • The laws protecting disabled individuals from discrimination
  • Who's covered and why
  • Employment practices that are prohibited by the ADA
  • Employer posting requirements
  • Identifying Essential Job Functions And Qualified Individuals
  • Reasonable Accommodations
  • Job restructuring or additional training
  • Medical exams
  • Confidentiality of medical information
  • Confidentiality in accommodations
  • Responding when an individual refuses an offered accommodation
  • Modifications
  • Light or modified duty
  • Collective Bargaining Agreements

Interactive Exercises:

  • Determining what is a substantial limitation to a major life activity
  • Analyzing reasonable accommodation requests

Day 3: ADA and FMLA Best Practices, Plus Compliance With Other Leave Laws

Day three covers some of the tips and methods for managing the integration of leave laws, including:

  • Workers' Compensation
  • State family leave and paid family leave laws
  • State laws for jury duty, voting, bereavement, school activities, vacation, and more
  • Pregnancy leave and accommodation
  • Military leave
  • Wellness plans
  • Distinguishing between an FMLA "serious health condition" and an ADA "disability"
  • Managing the interplay between leave requirements under the ADA and FMLA
  • Handling Workers' Comp claims that have ADA and FMLA ramifications
  • When you can run leave times concurrently under FMLA and workers´┐Ż' comp
  • Coordinating case management
  • Options for refilling positions while an employee is out
  • Strategies For Reducing Absenteeism And Impacts To Productivity

Interactive Exercises:

  • Various case studies on overlapping leave and disability law dilemmas

Program Wrap-Up

Action Steps Beyond The Program

Key Benefits Of Attending This Event

This comprehensive three-day event provides you with all the tools and practical knowledge you need to effectively manage your FMLA and ADA compliance responsibilities, including tips on:

  • Determining what constitutes a "disability" under ADA
  • Navigating the perplexing reasonable accommodation discussion
  • Determining reasonable accommodations and undue hardships
  • Employer coverage and employee eligibility under the FMLA
  • Obtaining proper medical certifications to ensure employee entitlement to leave
  • Managing intermittent and reduced-schedule leave
  • Reducing the risk of litigation with employees on leave
  • Minimizing absenteeism and productivity challenges
  • GINA's prohibition on acquiring genetic information, and it's mandatory notice and recordkeeping requirements

You also earn 18 PHR / SPHR re-certification credit hours!

Special Bonus!

As a special bonus, you also receive access to our FMLA Training &Certification Program and our ADA Training &Certification Program!

Not only do these programs include numerous administrative tips and procedural recommendations for keeping in compliance, you also receive FREE updates whenever the law changes, plus the ability to earn a Certified Administrator designation!

Simply complete the Training &Certification Programs included with this course, then pass the exam and we'll mail your Certificates directly to your home or office!

Dates &Times:

Below are the times for this three-day course, which starts on the dates posted herein.

Day 1: 8am - 4pm
Day 2: 8am - 4pm
Day 3: 8am - 4pm

Who Should Attend

HR Generalists, HR Professionals

Additional Information

Training Provider: Training Center Group

Course Topics: HR Management Training > Certificate Programs

Training Course Summary: This comprehensive, three-day program includes 15 information-packed sessions that provide complete A-to-Z coverage of all aspects of the federally-required FMLA and ADA compliance and best practices - plus access to our heralded FMLA and ADA Training & Certification Programs!