Employees With Cancer: Commonsense Answers For ADA, FMLA, And Privacy Compliance
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An employee has cancer. What do you do?
Last year, there were 1.6 million new cancer cases in the United States, plus an additional 2 million nonmelanoma skin cancer diagnoses. And with these numbers set to rise, it's safe to say you will have an employee, or an employee's family member, fighting this dreaded disease. If the situation weren't difficult enough on a personal level, HR also has to comply with the ADA, FMLA, GINA, and a whole host of privacy laws. And productivity issues come into play when absences become protracted.
That's why it's more important than ever that you're aware of the legal and practical challenges that arise when an employee is diagnosed. Participate in this interactive webinar and learn how to avoid discrimination claims and accommodate your employee, all while meeting organizational needs.
Participate in this interactive webinar, and in just 90 minutes, you'll learn:
- Cancer treatment side effects, physical limitations, treatment schedules, and workplace accommodations, so you know what to expect and how to plan if one of your employees receives this diagnosis
- How to tell if someone with cancer is disabled under the ADA and the documentation you may request
- Types of workplace accommodations that may be necessary, including flexible scheduling for treatments
- When granting too much time off for employees with cancer may be problematic and how to know how much is too much
- How FMLA impacts employees with cancer and those caring for family members with cancer
- When cancer is considered a serious health condition under FMLA
- Documentation required for FMLA leave
- How to deal with performance issues and safety concerns related to cancer patients
- What constitutes medical information for privacy concerns
- How to ensure HIPAA and GINA compliance
- How much information you can legally disclose to supervisors and co-workers
- And much, much more
In just 90 minutes, you'll gain a complete understanding of which laws and regulations come into play when you're dealing with an employee who has cancer. Register now for this event risk-free.
About your Speakers:
Attorney Patricia Eyres is the managing partner of Eyres Law Group, LLP, a specialized law practice focusing exclusively on helping employers in the areas of labor, employment, and education law. Her clients range from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses, school districts, and public agencies. In addition to guiding employers through the maze of risks associated with workplace discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims, she is an expert on return-to-work, reasonable accommodation, and leave of absence compliance.
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