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All companies, employees, and applicants for employment that want to learn about who is covered under The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended (ADAAA) should attend this webinar to obtain a clear understanding of their rights, obligations, and responsibilities under the law. Employers need to understand their legal obligations to their employees who request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Additionally, employers will learn how to avoid litigation and other complaints arising from the denial of accommodation requests such as telecommuting arrangements, predictable work shifts, reassignment or transfer, and leaves of absence.
Why you should Attend
- How are the EEOC and courts addressing disputes concerning telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA?
How should an employer respond to an employee's request for a reasonable accommodation such as a transfer or telecommuting arrangement?
- What information should an employer gather in determining how to respond to a request for a reasonable accommodation under the ADA?
- What are some effective strategies for employers defending employee suits challenging denials of requests for reasonable accommodations?
- Under what conditions might a delay in implementing an accommodation constitute a constructive discharge?
Areas Covered in the Session
- What is an employer's obligation to provide a "reasonable accommodation"
- Why should the employee initiate the request for accommodation?
- When requesting a reasonable accommodation what should the process between employer and employee look like?
- What is meant by "effective and reasonable accommodation"?
- What are some of the possible penalties for noncompliance?
- Most recent case law and EEOC regulatory developments regarding telecommuting, reassignment, predictable shifts, and leaves of absence as reasonable accommodations.
- What specific Employers are covered under this Act and their responsibilities
- What Employees are covered by this Act and their responsibilities
- What Leave is Provided to Covered Employees
- Returning to Work, rights, and responsibilities of the Employee and Employer
Who Will Benefit
- All companies with fifteen or more employees
- Public agencies, including state, local and federal employers, and local education agencies (schools)
- Private-sector employers who employed 50 or more employees
- Joint employers and successors of covered employers
- Federal contractors with 50 or more employees,
- HR professionals
- Financial Officers
- In-House Counsel
- Affirmative Action/EEO Officers
U. Harold Levy , President of Levy and Levy Enterprises, is a national and international speaker, trainer, consultant and recognized expert on civil right issues, human resources, leadership and management. Mr. Levy has over 30 years of experience in the profession, most recently as the Eastern Regional Business Enterprise Analyst for the Pennsylvania Department of General Services. Some of his clients include major pharmaceutical corporations, police departments, colleges and universities, state and county government agencies and non-profit organizations.
Mr. Levy has published several articles on topics relating to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, diversity and inclusion and equity issues, civil rights and human resource issues. A graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, Mr. Levy has a Bachelor’s in International Relations degree, a Master’s in Public Administration degree and is a certified mediation counselor. Mr. Levy is the recipient of many awards including the prestigious Administrative Service Award at the University of Minnesota Duluth, and the Tri State Consortium of Opportunity Programs for New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.