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Employment Law Compliance: Disciplining or Terminating a Workers' Compensation Claimant

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Summary

Employment Law Compliance: Disciplining or Terminating a Workers' Compensation Claimant

Workshop Description/Agenda

Benefits
Learn to navigate the unique rules and liabilities of disciplining or terminating employees who are workers' compensation claimants.Address many of the difficult issues that arise when considering whether to discipline or terminate an employee who is also a workers' compensation claimant. Learn the core concepts underpinning workers' compensation statutes and the primary types of antiretaliation provisions found in workers' compensation statutes. Examine the steps you can take when disciplining or terminating a workers' compensation claimant to avoid allegations of retaliation and, if such a claim is raised, to defeat it. Examine the interplay between the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family Medical Leave Act with workers' compensation statutes.

Agenda
General Background of the Workers' Compensation System Considerations Arising From Workers' Compensation Statutes • What Are the Different Types of Anti-Retaliation Provisions? • Consistency Is the Key • How to Handle the Employee With Light Duty Restrictions • The Role of the Insurance Company • Documenting Performance Problems • How to Handle a Retaliation Claim Other Federal Statutes With Potential Impact on Employees With Medical Conditions • Family Medical Leave Act • Americans With Disabilities Act

Faculty
James M. Mesnard with The Postol Law Firm

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 managers, attorneys, benefits professionals, safety directors, compliance officers, insurance professionals, business owners and managers, CFOs and controllers.

Additional Information

Training Provider: Lorman Education Services

Course Topics: HR Management Training > Workers Comp/FMLA

Training Course Summary: Employment Law Compliance: Disciplining or Terminating a Workers' Compensation Claimant


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Recorded on 11/8/2018