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Best Practices in ADA, FMLA and Workers' Compensation

Get updated on ADA, FMLA and workers’ compensation interplay issues – and find out what’s on the horizon. As an employer in New Jersey, you’re faced with an ever-changing maze of laws increasing your obligations to employees who cannot, will not or should not work. Purchase these reference materials and find out exactly what you need to know about recent ADA and FMLA updates – and how they interact with New Jersey workers’ compensation laws. The constantly evolving laws governing leave and disability discrimination allow no room for error or miscalculation. Purchase these reference materials and find out how to efficiently handle the difficult and confusing interplay of ADA, FMLA and workers’ compensation in the workplace and – if worse comes to worst – in the courtroom. Benefits for You •Find out when leave must be granted under ADA, FMLA and workers’ compensation laws •Comply with the ADA duty of reasonable accommodation •Properly fulfill your legal obligations when statutory obligations conflict •Successfully navigate common pitfalls to help avoid litigation
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FMLA and NJFLA – Avoiding Common Pitfalls Through Effective Implementation – Part One
— Linda J. Niedweske, Esq.
  • Who Is Responsible for Initiating the Discussion About FMLA and NJFLA Eligibility?
  • What Information Can an Employer Demand to Determine Employee Eligibility Without Invading an Employee's Privacy Rights?
  • When and How Should an Employer Notify the Employee That He/She Is Covered by the FMLA and/or NJFLA?
  • How Does the Employer Select Which Law to Invoke?
FMLA and NJFLA – Avoiding Common Pitfalls Through Effective Implementation – Part Two
— Linda J. Niedweske, Esq.
  • When Can an Employer Deny the Employee's FMLA or NJFLA Request?
  • Must the Employer Offer an Alternative?
  • When Can an Employer Terminate an FMLA or NJFLA Covered Employee?
  • How do These Laws Interact With ADA, NJLAD and Workers' Compensation?
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
ADA and NJLAD – How to Best Comply With the Laws to Avoid Litigation
— Christopher W. Hager, Esq.
  • What Is Considered a Disability Under Both the ADA and the NJLAD?
  • When Is an Employer on Notice About an Employee's Disability?
  • What Should the Interactive Process Involve?
  • What Is Considered a Reasonable Accommodation?
  • What Is Considered an Undue Hardship?
  • What Documentation Should the Employer Have on File to Protect Itself Against Litigation?
  • Most Common Mistakes an Employer Makes When Working With a Disabled Employee
2:40 pm – 2:55 pm
Workers' Compensation – Making It Work for Both the Employer and the Employee
— Linda M. Sinuk, Esq.
  • What Is the Obligation of the Employer and the Right of the Employee Once an Employee Is Injured on the Job?
  • What Accommodations Must an Employer Make for the Employee, Such As, Is the Employee Entitled to an Indefinite Leave of Absence?
  • Can an Employee Be Fired While on a Workers' Compensation Leave of Absence?
  • Can an Employer Change the Employee's Job If There Is a Concern of Re-Injury?
  • What Action May an Employer Take With an Employee Who Is Habitually Injured on the job?
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Linda J. Niedweske, Esq. – Moderator

Niedweske Barber Hager, LLC

  • Partner with the law firm of Niedweske Barber Hager, LLC
  • Practices labor and employment law
  • Frequent speaker on labor and employment law for Lorman Education Services, SHRM and for the law firm’s corporate clients
  • Named to New Jersey Super Lawyers for 2010 and 2011
  • J.D. degree, Northeastern University School of Law; M.A. degree, Goddard College; B.S. degree, University of Vermont
  • Can be contacted at 973-401-0064 ext. 102 or [email protected]

Christopher W. Hager, Esq.

Niedweske Barber Hager, LLC

  • Partner with the law firm of Niedweske Barber Hager, LLC
  • Practices labor and employment law, personal injury and commercial litigation
  • Speaker on labor and employment law for Lorman Education Services
  • J.D. degree, Rutgers University School of Law; B.A. degree, Montclair State College; A.A.S. degree, Academy of Culinary Arts, Atlantic Community College
  • Can be contacted at 973-401-0064 ext. 104 or [email protected]

Linda M. Sinuk, Esq.

Law Offices of Linda M. Sinuk

  • Principal of the Law Offices of Linda M. Sinuk
  • Practices law in the areas of workers’ compensation, personal injury, and veterinary malpractice
  • Speaker on legal topics at the New Jersey State Bar Association annual meeting, New Jersey State Bar Association seminars, and ICLE seminars
  • J.D. degree, Seton Hall University School of Law; B.A. degree, Rutgers University
  • Can be contacted at 732-296-1771 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 388372
Published 2011
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