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Leave of Absence and the ADA

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Recorded on April 27, 2016
Duration: 1.5 Hours

When an employee is sick, injured, or disabled, employers face a murky sea of laws and regulations that can be difficult to navigate.  The Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act and their state law counterparts all impact how employees are treated and what employers can expect from employees who request leaves or reasonable accommodations. 

We’ll discuss the top five issues that crop up when an employee is protected and provide practical tips on how employers can handle these situations.

Key Discussion Points:

  • Identify the various issues when an employee requests a leave or reasonable accommodation.
  • Learn how to handle manager questions and staffing concerns.
  • Appropriate documentation and communication practices for employee leaves and reasonable accommodation requests.