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Originally presented: October 30, 2018 | Course length: 5.75 hours
A Quick Refresher – ADA and FMLA Leave (30 MINUTES)
To get things started, a practical overview of ADA and FMLA coverage, eligibility, and qualifying reasons for leaves.
– Grant T. Collins
Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation – Obligations and Options (45 MINUTES)
Once an employee has used all available FMLA leave or is not eligible for FMLA, the 2016 EEOC Guidance makes clear that an employer is still obligated to provide time off to an employee as an ADA accommodation. How much time does an employee get? Is an employer obligated to hold the employee’s position open? If so, for how long? If an employee cannot return to her original position, must an employer give the employee first priority on another job opening? How long does the right to reinstatement last? Learn how to deal with company needs while still providing the employee’s legal rights under federal and state law.
– Grant T. Collins
Intermittent FMLA – A Continuing Complex Challenge (60 MINUTES)
Using real-life scenarios, learn strategies to help curb disruption to the workplace when employees are on intermittent FMLA, including issues involving medical certification and re-certification, the company’s “call-in” requirements, Monday/Friday absence patterns, and other issues that make intermittent leave so difficult to manage.
– Mary M. Krakow
Practical Tips for Compliance – State and Local Employment Leave Laws for Multi-State Employers (45 MINUTES)
Many states and cities across the country have been active in considering and passing laws affecting employers. This session will provide attorneys and HR professionals with practical tips for complying with the patchwork of laws addressing sick and safe leave, parental leave, and other workplace leaves.
– Kristin Jones Pierre & Daniel G. Prokott
Minimizing the Risk of a Successful Retaliation Claim (45 MINUTES)
Best practices for preventing retaliation against an employee who has asked for, is taking, or has returned from a legally protected leave. Also includes discussion of “do’s and don’ts” for handling situations in which such an employee needs to be disciplined or discharged for reasons independent of the leave.
– Leonard B. Segal
Return to Work Crossroads – Navigating the Intersection of Workers’ Compensation, the ADA and FMLA (45 MINUTES)
How to get an employee back to work from leave due to a workers’ compensation injury, with a focus on light duty options, fitness for duty evaluations and disability accommodation.
– Kathleen S. Bray & Janet Monson
Employing Those Who Serve Our Nation – Employee Leave Rights Under USERRA and the FMLA (45 MINUTES)
The presenter, a Department of Defense ESGR Volunteer Ombudsman, will provide basic training in employee leave rights related to military service, as set forth in USERRA and the FMLA.
– Mathew M. Meyer
In Conclusion – Avoiding 10 Leave Mistakes Employers Make – A Plaintiffs’ Attorney Perspective (30 MINUTES)
An experienced plaintiffs’-side employment lawyer wraps up the day sharing 10 important lessons for employers as they handle attendance and leave questions in the workplace.
– Kaarin Nelson Schaffer
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Minnesota CLE has applied to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 5.75 standard CLE credits. The maximum number of total credits you may claim for attending this program is 5.75 credits.
Minnesota CLE also is applying to the Minnesota State Bar Association for 5.75 labor and employment law specialist credits.
Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.