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Managing Employees' Pre-Existing Injuries

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.


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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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This course was last revised on May 10, 2017.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • GA CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Harry M. DeCourcy

Harry M. DeCourcy

Littler Mendelson P.C.

  • Shareholder with Littler Mendelson P.C.
  • Focused on all aspects of employment law, including extensive experience in California workers' compensation law with an emphasis on its direct impact on employers and its interrelation with other employment laws
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on California workers' compensation and related employment law, and is a contributing author to Littler's annual employer book series, The California Employer
  • Member, State Bar of California, Alameda County Bar Association and Contra Costa County Bar Association
  • J.D. degree, University of San Francisco School of Law; B.A. degree, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Can be contacted at 925-927-4516 or [email protected]
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
Michael W. Nelson

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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