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Best Practices in ADA, FMLA and Workers' Compensation

Break free of old habits and learn how to successfully navigate the complex interplay of leave laws. As an employer in New Mexico, 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 Mexico 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 •Receive practical guidance to comply with the ADA and ADAAA •Discover employers' rights and responsibilities •Learn how New Mexico's Human Rights Act interplays with state laws
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Workers' Compensation
— Carlos G. Martinez
The Family and Medical Leave Act
— Quentin Smith
  • Covered Employers and Eligible Employees
  • When Leave Must Be Granted
  • Benefits Continuation
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
The Americans With Disabilities Act
— Lorna M. Wiggins
  • Overview of the Relevant Terms and Concepts
  • ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA)
  • Employers Covered by ADA
  • Employment Practices Covered by ADA
  • 'Essential Functions' of the Job
  • What Is a Reasonable Accommodation
  • Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation
  • Interplay With New Mexico's Human Rights Act
Legislative and Case Law Update
— Royce E. Hoskins
Interplay Among the ADAAA, FMLA, Other Federal and State Laws and Workers' Compensation Statutes
— Barbara G. Stephenson
  • ADAAA, FMLA and Related Federal Leave Laws
  • New Mexico Human Rights Act and Related State Law Issues
  • Workers' Compensation Issues Under the ADAAA and FMLA
  • Special Considerations for All Employers
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Royce E. Hoskins – Moderator

Trenchard & Hoskins, LLP

  • Partner in the law firm of Trenchard & Hoskins, LLP
  • Represents plaintiffs in workers’ compensation and personal injury cases
  • Practice is limited to exclusive representation of injured workers before the Workers’ Compensation Administration in New Mexico and the state courts of New Mexico
  • Member of the State Bar of New Mexico and the State Bar of Texas
  • J.D. degree, Baylor University; bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, Texas Tech University
Carlos G. Martinez

Carlos G. Martinez – Moderator

Butt Thornton & Baehr PC

  • Shareholder with Butt Thornton & Baehr PC
  • Practices in the areas of clergy abuse litigation, general liability litigation and workers’ compensation
  • Recognized as a specialist in workers’ compensation by the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization
  • Chosen for 10 years in the annual edition of The Best Lawyers in America
  • Wrote several publications relating to his areas of expertise
  • J.D. degree, University of California, Berkeley
Quentin Smith

Quentin Smith

Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A.

  • Shareholder/director of Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A.
  • Achieved the highest rating with Martindale-Hubbell® law directory
  • Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (Employment Litigation: Defense), 2012 – Present
  • Certified Specialist in Employment and Labor Law, New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization
  • Leadership New Mexico CONNECT Graduate, 2016
  • Albuquerque Business First, Forty Under 40 Award Recipient, 2016
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or (505) 247-0411
Barbara G. Stephenson

Barbara G. Stephenson

Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A.

  • Shareholder/director with Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A.
  • Practice limited to employment and labor law representing employers only
  • Listed in Chambers USA – America’s Leading Business Lawyers and in The Best Lawyers in America, Labor and Employment Law
  • Listed in Southwest Super Lawyers, Labor and Employment Law
  • Best of the Bar, Employment Law, 2011
  • J.D. degree, University of New Mexico School of Law
  • Can be contacted at 505-247-0411 or [email protected]
Lorna M. Wiggins

Lorna M. Wiggins

Wiggins, Williams & Wiggins, P.C.

  • Shareholder with Wiggins, Williams & Wiggins, P.C.
  • Practices primarily in labor and employment law
  • Advises management on various personnel issues
  • Best of the Bar, 2011
  • Frequent lecturer on labor and employment law
  • Named a Southwest Super Lawyer
  • Can be contacted at 505-764-8400 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 390996
Published 2013
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