ADA Executive Session: Mastering Disability Accommodation Issues

ADA Executive Session: Mastering Disability Accommodation Issues
Saul Ewing’s Labor and Employment Practice hosts seminar on disability accommodations
September 21, 2016

Saul Ewing’s Labor and Employment Practice is proud to host this practical, interactive workshop, which will provide participants with critical information on developments and updates to the Americans with Disabilities Act. This session will help your company navigate through accommodating physical and mental disabilities, tricky leave issues, workplace threats, conduct rules and employee drug and alcohol issues. We will also cover new pregnancy accommodation rules required by state laws and U.S. Supreme Court precedent. Following the presentation, guests are invited to enjoy a cocktail reception to connect with their peers and share their takeaways from the presentation. Join us for what is sure to be an informative afternoon. 

Attend this session and learn to:

  • Navigate the EEOC enforcement guidance on the ADA and Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • Manage interaction between the FMLA, ADA, and workers compensation laws
  • Identify how employee attendance and punctuality intersect with disability concerns
  • Understand conduct rules, discipline rights, reasonable accommodation requirements, and the latest issues about medical examinations
  • Analyze and document the interactive process
  • Manage issues involving employees’ use and abuse of drugs and alcohol
  • Understand direct threat standards and utilize fitness for duty forms to obtain relevant physician information
  • Understand how to identify and manage tricky disability issues

An Application for Accreditation for this activity (4 Substantive Credit Hours) has been submitted to the Commission on Continuing Legal Education of the State of Delaware and is pending. This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 4 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero hours of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit. This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4 hours of total/general CLE credit. Of these, zero qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism, and zero qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law, criminal trial law, workers compensation law, municipal court law, and/or matrimonial law.

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