RESCHEDULED: Webinar – “The Accommodation Obligation”

Date
March 1, 2018
Audience
Human Resource personnel, organization managers and supervisors and Risk Managers

Overview

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No need to re-register if you were registered for the February 22 webinar.

Failure to provide reasonable accommodation allegations have been on the rise in recent years and will likely continue to increase.  These allegations are costly, monetarily and in time and energy to those involved in the litigation.  Both state and federal regulations require employers to accommodate disabilities and extended leaves.  What can you do to provide reasonable accommodation and protect yourself against failure to accommodate allegations? Please join us for a one hour webinar discussing accommodation-related laws and regulations as well as practical advice to satisfying your obligation.

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Learning Objectives

At the end of the webinar, the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify employees eligible for reasonable accommodation and qualifying disabilities.
  2. Employ and document the interactive process as defined by CA or NV and document the process.
  3. Outline essential steps involved when handling accommodation requests.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12205 for 1 contact hour.

Faculty

Dana Peterson, Esq.
Seyfarth Shaw

Ms. Peterson is a partner in the Los Angeles and San Francisco offices of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. She is an experienced litigator and powerful advocate with a state-wide practice that enables her to provide exceptional client service in multiple jurisdictions. Her primary emphasis is litigating single and multiple-plaintiff cases in both state and federal courts throughout California, as well as advising and training clients on all aspects of labor and employment law . She has over twenty years of experience successfully representing employers against claims of wrongful termination, breach of contract, harassment, discrimination, alleged violations of state and federal leave laws, claims for failure to accommodate and failure to engage in the interactive process, fraud, and alleged Labor Code violations. She also has extensive expertise on conducting workplace investigations and customized audits to ensure legal compliance.

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