Padgett Thompson & National Seminars Group
a division of Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center
Untangling The Confusing Web Of ADA, FMLA and Workers' Comp Regulations
A One-Day Seminar
Meeting Code: PBT
Announcing an exceptional one-day
seminar that is unlike any program you've ever attended before - a program
that will actually shed light on your responsibilities and obligations
when an employee illness, injury or disability thrusts you in the middle
of this frustrating trio of laws.
You Will Benefit ...
- Identify where each law overlaps the others and which
one has precedence
- Create internal processes that guarantee compliance
- Handle job-related injuries quickly, safely and legally
- Confidently handle the "special" situations that give
most managers and HR professionals nightmares
You Will Cover ...
Updates On ADA, FMLA And Workers' Comp Regulations
- Clarify exactly what your responsibilities are to an
injured, ill or disabled worker under ADA, FMLA and Workers' Comp
- Learn how to track FMLA leave more accurately and legally
- How the EEOC definition of "reasonable" accommodations
could conflict with the ADA-FMLA-Workers' Comp triangle
- Define "injury" on the job and other critical Workers'
- How to tell if an employee really has a "serious health
condition" under FMLA statutes
Tracking On-The-Job Injuries And Illnesses
- Create HR and benefit policies that clearly identify
and explain where ADA, FMLA and Workers' Comp overlap
- Establish tracking and reporting systems to manage
injuries and illnesses better
- Develop forms and processes to help managers navigate
their way safely and legally through the ADA, FMLA and Workers' Comp
- Define when managers can - and cannot - have access
to employee medical records and what each law says about access
- Secure required certifications before allowing employees
to return to work and how certifications differ under each law
- How to bring an employee back to work and comply with
the ADA (reasonable accommodation), FMLA (physician's release notice),
and Workers' Comp (light or modified duty) laws safely and legally
- Identify job adjustments you can make for a returning
employee and still be in compliance with all three laws
- Allow for "exclusive remedy" when working with Workers'
Comp issues as they overlap with ADA and FMLA
- Determine whether or not an employee can be effective
in returning to their old job without violating their rights under one
of the laws
Minimizing Fraudulent Claims
- Identify when the employer liability for an on-the-job
injury ends and where ADA accommodations for a previous injury begins
- How to make sure your employees know exactly what their
rights and benefits are under ADA, FMLA and Workers' Comp so there's
no confusion later
Hiring Employees Safely
- How to gather relevant and legal information without
violating the applicants' ADA rights or putting your company at risk
for future Workers' Comp claims
- Safely conduct pre-employment physicals
Managing Day-To-Day Responsibilities
- Can managers and supervisors be found personally liable
for injuries, illnesses and disabilities under ADA, FMLA and Workers'
Comp laws? Find out here
- Recognize the impact of short-term disability programs
on ADA and FMLA
- Is an ADA "impairment" the same thing as a "serious
health condition" as defined by FMLA? The answer may surprise you
Mastering "Special Situations"
- Learn what illnesses, injuries, and other related conditions
are commonly covered by all three laws simultaneously
- How to manage off-hours liability issues and how they
are covered under ADA, FMLA and Workers' Comp
- Delicately treat substance abuse problems in relation
to ADA and FMLA coverage
Terminating Employee Benefits Without Legal Repercussions
- Where do your legal obligations end regarding work-related
injuries and illnesses? What's covered and what's not
- How to "cut off" employee Workers' Comp benefits safely
- EEOC guidelines for terminating benefits covered under
When There's No Other Option: Dismissing Employees With
Injuries And Illnesses
- How ADA, FMLA and Workers' Comp laws interact when
an employee cannot continue to perform the essential functions of the
- Assisting the employee in making the decision on whether
or not to return to work
- When unpaid leave may be a preferable alternative to
- Establish criteria for refilling the terminated employees'
position without violating ADA, FMLA or Workers' Comp protections
Should Attend ...
A concentrated course developed for HR professionals,
safety and risk managers or anyone else who wants to ensure they're compliant
with the overlapping - and sometimes conflicting - ADA, FMLA and Workers'
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