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FMLA, ADA, and Workers’ Comp Overlap: Strategies for Overcoming New Compliance Challenges BLR—Business and Legal Resources Conference Webinar

Conference Webinar

Complicated issues arise all the time when the line separating employees’ FMLA rights, applicable workers’ comp coverage, and ADA entitlements aren’t always clear. HR’s rights and obligations can get murky, and it’s imperative that you know how to determine precisely what you can and can’t do when facing the treacherous triangle of disability and leave laws.

McAfee & Taft labor and employment attorney Charlie Plumb explains how to successfully navigate the murky and downright treacherous waters of the intersecting leave and disability law sea. Topics include:

  • Which federal leave laws apply, and the order in which you should apply them
  • How to figure out whether leave laws run consecutively or concurrently—or a combination of the two
  • What to do when an ill or injured worker has exhausted leave and is still unable to return to work
  • How the amended ADA affects your obligations under FMLA following an employee absence due to illness or a workers’ comp-covered injury
  • When to grant an employee more time off than she is legally entitled to
  • How to document your actions in a legally defensible way when you must reassign, transfer, or terminate a protected employee
  • Real-life scenarios highlighting ADA, FMLA, and workers’ comp interaction
December 3, 2014