How to Comply With Evolving ADA, FMLA and Paid Sick Leave Obligations

How to Comply With Evolving ADA,
FMLA and Paid Sick Leave Obligations

April 1, 2015 at 2:00pm ET
Duration 1.0 hours

State and city paid sick leave laws are on the rise across the US, and it is crucial employers keep up to stay compliant.

Join Morgan Lewis employment attorneys Lisa Burton, Corrie Conway and Michelle Silverman as they analyze the shifting landscape of state and city paid sick leave laws. They will also take an in-depth look at the intersection of the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended (ADA); the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA); and state FMLA laws.

To help employers comply with their obligations, Burton, Conway and Silverman will look at the landmines to avoid when attempting to apply a “one-size-fits-all” policy and take a deep dive into the mechanics of evaluating your leave and attendance policies in light of rapidly changing legal requirements.

View this webinar to understand:

  • The ADA and the impact of changes ushered in by the 2008 Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA).
  • The impact of these developments on an employer’s attendance, PTO and other leave policies once FMLA leave has been exhausted.
  • The EEOC’s latest stance on leave as a reasonable accommodation, plus recent enforcement trends.
  • How to incorporate changing compliance obligations - where to start and common errors.

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Presented by

Lisa Burton, Morgan Lewis

Lisa Burton

Lisa Stephanian Burton defends employers in litigation and counsels on labor and employment issues that include wage and hour, discrimination, leaves of absence, and other US state and federal laws and regulations. She also advises employers on business immigration matters.

Ms. Burton heads the labor and employment practice in the Boston office of Morgan Lewis

Corrie Conway, Morgan Lewis

Corrie Conway

Previously a Senior Policy Advisor at the US Department of Labor, Corrie Conway counsels clients on a wide range of labor and employment mattersfor the firm’s Washington, DC office.

FMLA and ADA compliance also is a significant focus of Ms. Conway’s practice.

Michelle Silverman, Morgan Lewis

Michelle Silverman

Michelle Silverman writes frequently on employment issues, including those involving the FMLA. She also regularly handles disputes involving alleged harassment, wrongful termination and retaliation, as well as discrimination cases.

Ms. Silverman practices with the firm’s Princeton, NJ office.

By the end of this presentation, participants should have >

  • A refreshed understanding of their legal obligations under the ADA.
  • An appreciation of the changing impact that state paid sick leave laws have on employers’ PTO and other leave policies.
  • Knowledge of what mistakes to avoid in evaluating, revising, or drafting leave and attendance policies given the myriad of leave laws now in place.