Discover New Strategies for Verifying Leave Requests, Updating Leave Policies and More
When it comes to employee leave, many employers struggle to grasp the ins and outs of the ADA and the FMLA. This informative program delves into the interaction between the ADA and the FMLA, general rules for creating FMLA policies, essential guidelines for determining whether a reasonable accommodation causes an undue hardship and more - register today!
Stay on top of recent legislative changes.
Evaluate the relationship between the ADA, FMLA, workers' compensation and other leave laws.
Discover what counts as a reasonable accommodation vs. an unreasonable accommodation.
Examine best practices for responding to FMLA requests.
Investigate the legal risks of failing to monitor intermittent leave.
Analyze legal best practices for drafting FMLA policies.
Develop strategies for conducting effective leave abuse investigations.
Uncover critical mistakes employers make when terminating employees on leave.
This course is part of the Human Resource Law 101: A Vermont Guide series.
SARAH NEWELL is an attorney with Eaton Peabody, where she represents employers in the private, nonprofit, and public sectors. Her practice is focused on employment and labor law. Ms. Newell also specializes in municipal labor law, representing cities and towns across the state of Maine. She assists clients with a broad range of issues including wage and hour, sexual harassment, FMLA, employer discipline and discharge, discrimination, whistle blower actions, collective bargaining, and other employment and labor issues. Ms. Newell earned her B.A. degree from Providence College, her Ed. M. degree from Harvard University, and her J.D. degree from the University of Maine School of Law. She is a member of the Maine State Bar Association and Human Resources Association of Eastern Maine. She is also the secretary for Penobscot County Bar Association, Board of Directors.
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