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Best Practices in ADA, FMLA and Workers' Compensation in Utah

Learn how to break free from old habits and successfully navigate the complex interplay of leave laws. As an employer in Utah, 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 Utah's 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 •Manage employees on intermittent or reduced leave schedules •Properly discipline or discharge an employee while staying compliant
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Family and Medical Leave Act
— Nicole Griffin Farrell
  • Overview of FMLA
  • Most Challenging Aspects of Complying With FMLA, Such as Intermittent Leave and Employee Mental or Emotional Issues
  • Trends, Developments, and New Problems
  • Best Practices for Continued Compliance
Americans With Disabilities Act
— Christina M. Jepson
  • Overview of ADA
  • Navigating Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation
  • Best Practices
Workers' Compensation
— Susan Baird Motschiedler
  • Overview of Workers' Compensation
  • Issues When Employees Return to Work
  • Risk of Unlawful Retaliation
  • Legal Protection From Lawsuits
  • Best Practices
Interplay of the FMLA, ADA and Workers' Compensation
— W. Mark Gavre and Alissa M. Mellem
  • Do You Have to Comply With All Three?
  • Is a Workers' Compensation Disability the Same as an ADA Disability as a FMLA Serious Health Condition?
  • What About Light Duty? Can It Be Required?
  • When Can You Require an Employee to Return-to-Work?
  • When Can You Discharge an Employee Safely?
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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Christina M. Jepson

Christina M. Jepson – Moderator

Parsons Behle & Latimer

  • Shareholder attorney with Parsons Behle & Latimer and chair of the firm’s Employment Department
  • Defends employers in a variety of areas, including sex discrimination, religious discrimination, age discrimination, employee medical issues and disability, wrongful termination, and compensation disputes
  • Investigates workplace issues, and provides management and employee training
  • Frequent speaker on employment topics
  • J.D. degree, with honors, University of Utah; B.S. degree, magna cum laude, University of Utah
Nicole Griffin Farrell

Nicole Griffin Farrell

Parsons Behle & Latimer

  • Shareholder in Parsons Behle & Latimer’s Litigation and Employment practice groups
  • Concentrates practice on general commercial litigation, real estate litigation, employment law, trademarks and appellate practice
  • Advises employers on their rights and duties under state and federal employment laws, and drafting and reviewing policies and handbooks
  • J.D. degree, University of Utah College of Law; B.S. degree, magna cum laude, Utah State University
W. Mark Gavre

W. Mark Gavre

Parsons Behle & Latimer

  • Shareholder with Parsons Behle & Latimer
  • Practices exclusively in labor, employment and benefits law
  • Former professor of political science at the University of Utah
  • Conducts training for companies and human resources groups
  • J.D. degree, University of Utah; Ph.D. degree, University of California, Los Angeles; B.A. degree, University of California, Berkeley
Alissa M. Mellem

Alissa M. Mellem

Parsons Behle & Latimer

  • Associate with Parsons Behle & Latimer
  • Practice areas include employment law, commercial litigation and product liability defense
  • Member of the Women Lawyers of Utah and the American Bar Association
  • Licensed in Utah and Montana
  • J.D. degree, with high honors, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law; B.S. degree, with honors, Montana State University
Susan Baird Motschiedler

Susan Baird Motschiedler

Parsons Behle & Latimer

  • Attorney in Parsons Behle & Latimer's Litigation and Employment Practice Groups
  • Concentrates practice in the areas of general business litigation and employment law
  • Advises employers on their rights and duties under federal and state employment laws and drafting handbooks and policies
  • President, Women Lawyers of Utah
  • Frequent presenter on various employment law topics
  • J.D. degree, University of Utah College of Law; B.A. degree, Rhodes College
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Product ID: 393026
Published 2014
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