This webinar explores the issue of what should the process be between employer and employee when trying to accommodate individuals with disabilities while complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Areas Covered in the Webinar:
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 under this Act and their responsibilities
What Leave is Provided to Covered Employees
Returning to Work, rights and responsibilities of the employee and Employer.