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Return-to-Work Compliance When Jobs Are Gone

Minimize legal risk by staying up-to-date on current rules and regulations associated with employees returning to work when the workplace has changed.

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations have undergone one or more phases of reductions-in-force, as well as restructuring and creative solutions such as reduced work hours or pay. What can such organizations legally do when employees on a leave of absence want to return to such a changed workplace? This webinar will assist you with making the tough decision on what can or must be done with employees who want to return to work after a leave of absence. Your state's workers' compensation laws, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act are just a few of the laws that govern this difficult minefield that must be navigated by employers. Failing to comply with these and other employment laws can expose you and your organization to significant legal liability and damage awards. This webinar will provide critical answers to employers so that the risk of such legal liability is drastically reduced or eliminated altogether, despite the complexity and variances associated with the various applicable laws.

65 minutes
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Agenda

Dealing With the Changes

  • Has Your Organization Recently Downsized or Restructured?
  • How Do You Handle Returning Employees to Work When the Workplace Has Changed?
  • Do You Even Have a Position Available for Those Employees?

Work-Related Injuries

  • Leaves of Absence Related to an On-The-Job Inury
  • Reinstatement Requirements
  • Light Duty and Modified Job Duties
  • Workers' Compensation Retaliation Claims

FMLA and Other Medical Leaves of Absence

  • Reinstatement Requirements
  • Fitness for Duty Certifications
  • Same or Equivalent Position
  • Using a Reduction in Force to Deny Reinstatement
  • Other Laws and Legal Requirements to Consider

Military Leaves of Absence

  • Reemployment Rights
  • Undue Hardship or Impossibility
  • Seniority and Benefits Issues
  • The Escalator Principle
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Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on June 18, 2024.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

  • ASA 1.0
     
  • This program qualifies for 1.0 continuing education hour(s) towards maintaining your ASA credential. Please contact ASA for more information at [email protected]. Please retain proof of attendance in the event your CE record is audited.
     
  • AK CLE 1.0
     
  • Alaska attorneys may receive 1.0 hours of continuing legal education for completing this program. Please contact the Alaska Bar Association or go to www.alaskabar.org for details regarding reciprocity with other states.
     
  • AL CLE 1.1
     
  • This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 1.1 hours credit.
     
  • AR CLE 1.0
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.0 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.0
     
  • The Arizona State Bar does not pre-approve or pre-certify MCLE programs. However, records of this program and attendance will be maintained by Lorman Education Services for auditing purposes. This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.0
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.0 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CT CLE 1.0
     
  • 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: 1.0 CLE credit(s).
     
  • GA CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency for 1.0 CLE hours.
     
  • HI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 CLE credit hours.
     
  • IL CLE 1.0
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.0 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • IN CLE 1.1
     
  • This program has been approved by the Indiana Commission on Continuing Legal Education. Participating attorneys are eligible to receive up to 1.1 hours of Distance Education credit.
     
  • MO CLE 1.3
     
  • This course qualifies for self-study CLE credit in Missouri.
     
  • ND CLE 1.0
     
  • North Dakota CLE policy does not allow for pre-approval of any self-study courses. This course may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.0
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this Ondemand course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 65 Minutes.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.3
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.3 hours of total CLE credit.
     
  • NM CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.0 hours of credit.
     
  • NV CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 CLE hours.
     
  • NY CLE 1.0 including Areas of Professional Practice 1
     
  • This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York Continuing Legal Education Board for up to a maximum of 1.0 credit hours in the area(s) of Areas of Professional Practice for 1.00 hour. Each hour may be counted only as satisfying one category of credit. Duplicate credit for the same hour of instruction is not permitted. This course qualifies for both established and newly admitted attorneys. Lorman Business Center, LLC. has a financial hardship guideline. Please contact customer service at 1.866.352.9539 for instructions on how to apply.
     
  • PA CLE 1.0
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.0 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • TN CLE 1.08
     
  • This program has been approved as a distance learning format by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.08 hours of credit.
     
  • WI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program qualifies for 1.0 hour(s) of ondemand CLE through the WI Board of Bar Examiners.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.3
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.3 MCLE hours.
     
  • SHRM 1.0
     
  • 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 1.0 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

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

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  • AK CLE 1.0
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.0
     
  • CA MCLE 1.0
     
  • CT CLE 1.0
     
  • HI CLE 1.0
     
  • MO CLE 1.3
     
  • NJ CLE 1.3
     
  • NM CLE 1.0
     
  • NY CLE 1.0 including Areas of Professional Practice 1
     
  • VT CLE 1.0
     
  • WV MCLE 1.3
     
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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Faculty

Samuel W. Newman

Samuel W. Newman

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

  • Associate in the St. Louis office of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., an international labor, and employment law firm
  • Experience handling workers’ compensation claims and setting up injury prevention policies and defending a wide variety of employment claims, including those relating to disability discrimination and workers’ compensation retaliation
  • J.D. degree, Saint Louis University; B.S.B.A. degree in marketing, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Can be contacted at 314-898-4075 or [email protected]
James M. Paul

James M. Paul

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

  • Shareholder in the St. Louis office of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., an international labor, and employment law firm
  • Extensive experience in handling labor and employment law litigation in federal and state courts, and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, the Department of Justice, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and several state agencies
  • Regularly advises employers on all labor and human resource management issues to prevent or resolve employee issues before they escalate into legal disputes
  • Former employer co-chair for the American Bar Association’s FMLA Subcommittee, co-editor in chief of the ABA/Bloomberg BNA’s annual treatise covering developments under the FMLA, and state director of the Missouri State Council of SHRM
  • J.D. degree, Washington University; B.S.B.A. degree in labor relations, Saint Louis University; B.S.B.A. degree in economics, Saint Louis University
  • Can be contacted at 314-802-3950 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 410671
Published 2024
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