Legal And Practical Solutions For Accommodating Employees With Serious Illnesses

Webinar: ID# 1021671
Recorded CD
About This Course:
Employees with serious illnesses can be challenging to manage. Employers struggle with complying with a myriad of legal protections while ensuring operations continue to run smoothly.

You will benefit from an overview of the laws and will gain tips for dealing with tricky leave and accommodation requests.


Overview of Applicable Laws
Yikes, Where to Begin – Federal Laws
  • Family and Medical Leave Act Obligations
  • Tips for Managing Intermittent FMLA Leaves
  • What Is a Reasonable Accommodation Under the Americans With Disabilities Act
  • How to Win in the Interactive Process
  • Is Your Employee Pregnant – Just What Does Young v. UPS Require?
  • How to Reconcile State Laws With Federal Protections
  • State Discrimination Laws May Also Require an Interactive Process
  • Family Leave Laws Across the States
  • A Plethora of Sick Leave Laws Across the Country Create Further Confusion for Employers
How Does All of This Fit in With Workers' Compensation and Short-Term Disability Benefits?
  • Using Light Duty Programs to Return Employees to Work – Pitfalls and Pluses
  • Using the Process to Obtain More Detailed Medical Information
  • Do Your Current PTO and Disability Programs Discourage Employees From Returning to Work?
About The Presenter

Christina A. Stoneburner, Esq.
  • Partner in the Roseland office of Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of labor and employment law
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous employment topics including employee privacy and background checks; policy developments; litigation; and unfair competition and trade secrets
  • Wrote several publications related to the areas of federal discrimination claims and leave laws, including most recently, Sick Leave Laws are Sweeping the Nation – Giving Ulcers to Employers Everywhere, published in the December 4, 2015 issue of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management and Compensation Planning Journal © 2015 The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
  • Has been published by Lexology, LexBlog Network’s Top 10 in Law Blogs, Law360, Inside Counsel, New Jersey Law Journal, and
  • Has been quoted in Corporate Secretary, SHRM, Main Street, Law360, TheStreet, Corporate Counsel, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Bloomberg BNA, and NJ Biz
  • Selected as a New Jersey Rising Star by New Jersey Monthly magazine and Law & Politics magazine, 2009 and 2010
  • Admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey, State of Pennsylvania, District of New Jersey and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals
  • J.D. degree, Tulane University Law School; B.B.A. degree, Ohio University Honors Tutorial College
Legal And Practical Solutions For Accommodating Employees With Serious Illnesses
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