HR Competencies

  • HR Expertise

Objective

 

Charges of disability discrimination have increased significantly in the years since the ADAAA was passed. Too often, employers are not aware of their obligations to provide reasonable accommodations, and conversely when they should not. Participants in this class will learn about how individuals qualify as “disabled” or “regarded as disabled” under the law, the interactive process and proper decision making for requested accommodations, and the limitations of using the undue hardship and direct threat defenses. Participants will also learn how the EEOC is aggressively litigating against employers for failing to provide reasonable accommodations and how to implement
compliant leave policies.

Outline

  • Who is disabled under the law?
  • Why is it important to properly identify the essential functions of a job?
  • What is the interactive process and what rights do employers have to seek medical information?
  • When is a request for accommodation “reasonable?”
  • What should be done when an accommodation results in undue hardship to the employer?
  • Class wraps up with a real-life scenario

Designed For

Human resources professionals, supervisors, and managers. We also offer ​Managing the Ill or Injured Worker Under the ADA, FMLA, and Workers’ Compensation seminar that takes an in-depth analysis of the interplay between the ADA, FMLA, and Workers’ Compensation

Credits

0.55 Continuing Education Units
5.00 HRCI-General
5.00 SHRM-PDC
Course ID #LEGL153



Class Details

Location:Employers Council - Southern Regional Office, 6005 Delmonico Dr Ste 250, Colorado Springs, CO 80919-2255
Date:01/24/2019
Time:8:30 am to 3:00 pm
List Price:$205.00
Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:02/26/2019
Time:8:30 am to 3:00 pm
List Price:$205.00
Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:04/30/2019
Time:8:30 am to 3:00 pm
List Price:$205.00
Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:07/18/2019
Time:8:30 am to 3:00 pm
List Price:$205.00
Location:Employers Council - Northern Regional Office, 5250 Hahns Peak Dr Ste 140, Loveland, CO 80538-8712
Date:08/01/2019
Time:8:30 am to 3:00 pm
List Price:$205.00
Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:09/26/2019
Time:8:30 am to 3:00 pm
List Price:$205.00
Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:11/19/2019
Time:8:30 am to 3:00 pm
List Price:$205.00

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