WC is a state law, while FMLA and ADAAA are federal laws, and there are other state civil rights laws that also impact FMLA and the ADAAA. Consider that an injury under WC may also be a “serious health condition” under FMLA. State laws may differ from federal laws by covering additional health conditions, may apply to small organizations, or may cover situations in which the federal laws have no say such as domestic abuse.
The webinar addresses laws that HR is responsible for upholding. When the laws are not followed, it increases the liability for the organization and interferes with a fair and equitable work environment for employees. The interplay among Workers’ Comp, ADA, and FMLA is confusing to many HR professionals, this webinar will help decipher the complexities.
To review the intricacies of how WC, ADAAA, and WC intersect to provide employees’ coverage under these acts
To discuss the challenges in terminating an employee after they have expended their FMLA benefits without ignoring their rights through the ADAAA or state laws
To identify steps to follow when an employee fails to provide the requested and required medical certification
To explain the process in responding to an intermittent leave request that may include a potential ADAAA accommodation.
Areas will be covered during the Session:
The learning objectives tell what will be covered.
Tips - To identify the top ten FMLA leave mistakes.