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  • May 10
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

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Managing Employees' Pre-Existing Injuries

May 10

Make sense of the gray areas when it comes to preexisting injuries. Get proactive approaches to avoid workers' compensation claims before they happen.

Employers need to have the right information and tools to make informed decisions and limit company liability when it comes to dealing with disabled and injured employees. This topic will explore best practices to comply with federal laws related to dealing with employees with preexisting conditions. This material will also explore how company liability can be limited through prior planning and proactive policy implementation.

Learning Objectives

- You will be able to describe the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

- You will be able to describe the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

- You will be able to learn how to provide reasonable accommodations and engage in an interactive process with injured and disabled employees.

- You will be able to learn how to draft compliant policies.

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Agenda

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Who Is Covered by the ADA and How Does It Interact With Other Laws?
  • What Do Employers Need to Know About Amendments That Have Been Made to the ADA?
  • What Can They Do to Comply?
  • What Kind of Impairments and Disabilities Fall Under the ADA?
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Who Is Covered by FMLA, and When Should an Accommodation Take the Form of a Leave of Absence?
  • Are Employers Covered by the FMLA Required to Offer Disabled Employees Open-Ended Protected Leaves of Absence?
Reasonable Accommodations and the Interactive Process
  • What Qualifies as a Reasonable Accommodation?
  • When Is an Accommodation Request Made?
  • How Do Employers Respond to Accommodation Requests?
How Lawful Written Policies Can Mitigate Exposure
  • Understanding the Importance of Implementing and Maintaining an Up-To-Date Employee Handbook
  • Addressing Policy Issues That Are Encountered by Employers Who Operate in Multiple Jurisdictions
  • Avoiding Policies That Contractually Obligate the Employer Beyond What Is Required by Law
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  • AL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 1.5 hours credit.
     
  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CO CLE 2.0
     
  • This program may qualify for 2.0 credit hours through the Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education through reciprocity. This course is accredited in other jurisdictions such as New Jersey. To receive CLE credit for this program, a home study affidavit must be submitted to the Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education.
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.5 CLE credit(s).
     
  • GA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credit hours.
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.5 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.5 hours of CLE credit under M. Bar R. 12.
     
  • MS CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours.
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education for a total of 1.5 CLE credits.
     
  • NC CLE 1.5 (Pending)
     
  • NH MCLE 1.5
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 90 Minutes.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.8 hours of total CLE credit.
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • PA CLE 1.5
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • TN CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved as a distance learning format by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • WI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.8 MCLE hours.
     
  • HR Certification Institute 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours toward general recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
  • SHRM 1.5
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org
     

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Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for workers' compensation administrators, attorneys, human resource managers, benefits professionals, safety and compliance managers, occupational therapists, insurance claims representatives, business owners, risk managers, safety directors and attorneys.

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Faculty

Harry M. DeCourcy

Harry M. DeCourcy

Littler Mendelson P.C.

  • Shareholder with Littler Mendelson P.C.
  • Focuses practice exclusively on employment and labor law
  • Extensive experience in California workers' compensation law with an emphasis on its direct impact on employers and its interrelation with other employment laws
  • Lectured to human resources groups on the subject of California workers' compensation and related employment law
  • Contributing writer to Littler's annual employer book series, The California Employer
  • J.D. degree, University of San Francisco School of Law; B.A. degree, Indiana University Bloomington
Natasha L. DeCourcy

Natasha L. DeCourcy

Littler Mendelson P.C.

  • Special counsel with Littler Mendelson P.C.
  • Practices in policies, procedures and handbooks
  • Represents and counsels management clients in all areas of labor and employment matters arising under federal and state laws
  • Areas of expertise include employment discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination litigation, and preventive counseling
  • J.D. degree, University of San Francisco Law School; M.A. degree, California State Polytechnic University; B.A. degree, University of Michigan
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Michael W. Nelson

Littler Mendelson P.C.

  • Associate with Littler Mendelson P.C.
  • Represents and advises employers in all labor and employment matters, including discrimination and harassment, wage and hour, class action, and alternative dispute resolution
  • Prior to joining Littler, he worked for a firm in the East Bay area specializing in civil litigation and public entity representation
  • During law school, he was a law clerk at the Yolo County District Attorney’s office and a judicial extern in Alameda County; also served as a senior articles editor on the UC Davis Law Review and was a member of the Trial Practice Honors Board
  • J.D. degree, University of California, Davis; B.A. degree, Columbia University
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Product ID: 400270
Published 2017
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