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Understanding the Interplay Between the ADA and FMLA

What is the Americans with Disabilities Act? The Family and Medical Leave Act? And how to they relate? Join us for this day-long seminar to get thorough answers to all of your questions, and prepare for working with the FMLA and ADA in your workplace.   The program will afford a comprehensive review of the requirements of both the ADA and the FMLA, and the relationship between the requirements of the two laws.

This class has been approved for 7 general credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification.

This class has been pre-approved by the Society for Human Resource Management for 7 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) towards the SHRM-SCP or SHRM-CP.

This course can be applied to the following certificates:
Human Resources Management
Labor Relations Certificate

Who Should Attend

HR practitioners who work with the ADA and FMLA, as well as those new to the topic

Course Outline/Topics

1.  Overview

2.  The Americans with Disabilities Act

a.  The ADA and ADA Amendments Act

i.  Disability

1.  Major Life Activity

2.  Substantial Limitations

3.  Mitigating Measures

4.  Reasonable Accommodation

5.  Undue Burden

ii.  Record of Disability

iii.  Regarded As Disabled

b.  Disabilities under the ADA

i.  HIV

ii.  Cancer

iii.  Obesity

iv.  Blindness

v.  Substance Abuse

vi.  Others

c.  Other Considerations

i.  Confidentiality

ii.  Direct Threat

iii.  Prohibited Medical Inquiries

1.  Medical Examinations

2.  Pre-Employment Testing

iv.  Association

v.  Retaliation or Coercion

3.  The Family and Medical Leave Act

a.  Eligibility

i.  Serious Health Condition

1.  Inpatient Care

2.  Continuing Treatment

ii.  Birth or Adoption/Foster Care

iii.  Servicemember Care

iv.  Leave for Qualifying Exigencies

b.  Leave Entitlement

i.  Continuous Leave

ii.  Intermittent Leave

1.  Scheduling Intermittent Leave

2.  Transfer to Alternative Position

iii.  Substitution of Paid Leave

iv.  Maintenance of Benefits

c.  Documentation

i.  Employer notice requirements

ii.  Employee notice requirements

1.  Call in policies

2.  Absenteeism

iii.  Medical Certification

1.  Authentication/Clarification

2.  Recertification

iv.  Fitness for Duty Certification

d.  Reinstatement Rights

e.  Key Employees

f.  Recordkeeping

4.  Overlap Between ADA and FMLA

a.  Serious Health Condition and Disability

b.  Medical Certifications, Inquiries and Confidentiality

c.  Leave Requirements

d.  Intermittent/Occasional Leave

e.  Reinstatement Rights

f.  Health Insurance

g.  Other Considerations

i.  Family Member Care

ii.  Pregnancy, Childbirth and Related Conditions

All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.

Thu., Mar. 3


Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Jason Kim


$345 if you register by Thu., Feb. 18.
$395 if you register after Thu., Feb. 18.

CEUs: 0.7

Enrollment Limit: 30

Program Number: 5040-8656

Registration Deadline: Thu., Mar. 3

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