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Certificate Program In FMLA, ADA, And PWFA Compliance ™

course-rating Rating: 4.89 - 389 reviews
Seminar: ID# 1172084
Metropolitan Area:
San Jose
Santa Clara Tech Mart
5201 Great America Pkwy.
Suite 229
Santa Clara, CA 95054
10/5/2015 - 10/07/2015 (8am-4pm)
About This Course:

The Requirements For FMLA And ADA Compliance Have Been Updated, And New Laws On Pregnancy Have Been Enacted. Are You Up To Date?

Our comprehensive Certificate Program In FMLA, ADA, And The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act™ includes 17 information-packed sessions that provide complete A-to-Z coverage of all aspects of FMLA, ADA, and the new PWFA compliance, as well as best practices in handling workers’ compensation and state-mandated family and medical leave - plus access to our heralded online FMLA and ADA Training & Certification Programs!

Not only will you learn the practical strategies and procedural recommendations that will enable you to tackle the challenging FMLA, ADA, and related issues - and now the PWFA - you confront every day, you'll also get FREE updates whenever FMLA, ADA, or PWFA laws change!

Learn The Key FMLA, ADA, And PWFA Rules On Leave, Reasonable Accommodation, And Other Employer Requirements

This comprehensive three-day seminar and workshop provides you with the FMLA, ADA, and PWFA compliance guidelines for employers, including all the tools and practical knowledge you need to effectively manage your FMLA, ADA, and PWFA compliance responsibilities.

Specifically, this course covers the ADA, PWFA, and FMLA requirements for employers, as well as the new PWFA regulations on pregnancy accommodations, the rules on FMLA intermittent leave, the ADA and PWFA Reasonable Accommodation requirements, what employers can do to protect against FMLA and ADA abuse, plus:

  • The FMLA, ADA, and PWFA rules on who is covered - and whyfmla & ada compliance certification program
  • What is - and isn't - a disability
  • Employee eligibility
  • Leave entitlement
  • Employer posting requirements
  • Intermittent FMLA leave guidelines
  • Handling pregnancy cases that have ADA and FMLA ramifications
  • When your duty to engage in the interactive process is triggered
  • Notifications
  • The laws protecting disabled individuals from discrimination
  • Disabled veterans and the ADA
  • GINA's limitations on acquiring genetic information, and absolute prohibition against using genetic information
  • What is - and is not - a "serious health condition"
  • Identifying "Essential Job Functions" and who is a "Qualified Individual"
  • Medical Certifications
  • Fitness-for-duty testing
  • How to determine if the employee can perform the essential functions of the job
  • What is a "Reasonable Accommodation"
  • What types of accommodations have the courts found to be reasonable?
  • What types of accommodations have the courts found to be an "undue hardship" for the employer?
  • Responding when an individual refuses an offered accommodation
  • Differences between ADA and PWFA accommodations for pregnant workersfmla certification seal
  • ADA “disability” vs PWFA “limitation”
  • Limits on PWFA documentation
  • The PUMP Act: lactation breaks for nursing mothers
  • How PUMP Act and PWFA intersect
  • Return-to-work options
  • Light or modified duty
  • Job restructuring or additional training
  • FMLA job and benefits restoration
  • Tracking leave, including tips for FMLA intermittent leave
  • How to identify patterns, trends, and leave abuse history
  • How to terminate an employee on a leave of absence without violating the law
  • How FMLA, ADA, PWFA, Workers’ Comp, and state leave laws work together
  • What needs to be included in your FMLA, ADA, and PWFA policies
What You Receive:
  • 17 information-packed sessions taught by a subject-matter expert on everything from handling Reasonable Accommodations to Intermittent and Reduced-Schedule leaves to Return-To-Work options
  • A 300 page workbook
  • Summary of the new PWFA regulations
  • Sample forms for Medical Documentation, Assessment of Accommodations, and moresample fmla & ada compliance strategy
  • Nationwide case citations
  • Case studies based on real court cases
  • Practical Tips, Best Practices, and Administrative recommendations
  • Interactive Exercises: In addition to learning the rules, you will benefit from several interactive exercises that allow you to practice what you learn! These include:
    • Issues regarding eligibility and administrative requirements
    • Determining what is a substantial limitation to a major life activity
    • How a requested leave of absence under the ADA creates an entire minefield – particularly if the employee is on workers' compensation or FMLA
    • Analyzing reasonable accommodation requests
    • Handling overlapping leave and disability law dilemmas
  • 18 HRCI and SHRM re-certification credits!
  • A ready for framing training certificate!
  • Free updates whenever the laws change
And as a special bonus, you also receive access to our online FMLA Training & Certification Program and our ADA Training & Certification Program! Not only do these programs include numerous administrative tips and procedural recommendations for keeping in compliance, you also receive FREE updates whenever the laws change, plus the ability to earn a Certified Administrator designation.

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Top FAQs

Leave management includes the processes and requirements of managing employee absences, such as vacation, holidays, sick leave, and parental leave.
Leave Management laws include FMLA, ADA, COBRA, Workers' Comp, and more.
Arguable the most confusing aspect of Leave Management is understanding the benefits for each law - including knowing both state and federal law - for FMLA, ADA, and other laws, especially if the various laws conflict or overlap. More Info
Handling claims, medical certifications, return-to-work, terminations, and more.
They definitely can be. For instance, though FMLA permits up to 12 weeks of leave, certain employees always seem to take a Friday or Monday off under leave laws, so employers need to know what and how they can fight against abuse.
The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons...More Info
FMLA, ADA, COBRA, and Workers' Compensation are difficult enough to administer independently, let alone when you must determine which rule or law takes precedence over another...More Info
What Customers Are Saying

Ann could not have been a better more informed more engaging trainer. 5-Stars!
~ Adam Odnert

This training session was wonderful - all of the information was very useful and laid out in a way that made it easy to follow.
~ Fay Wong

The presenter was very knowledgeable and I learned a lot.
~ Ashley Gonzalez

The trainer was excellent!! Great class with a lot of valuable information.
~ Rebecca Porritt

Ann was an amazing presenter and so knowledgeable! She was lively and made the material exciting. I truly appreciated her expertise in this area and the examples she shared with the class; it was all very helpful!
~ Ali Evans
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