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.
Reviewing the Latest Legislative Changes
The Relationship Between the FMLA, ADA, Workers' Comp and Other Laws
How to Determine Whether Leave Qualifies as a Reasonable Accommodation
FMLA Leave - Verifying and Responding to Requests
How to Manage Intermittent Leave: Essential Guidelines
Creating and Updating FMLA Policies
Leave Abuse and Misuse: Investigation Best Practices
Disciplining and Firing Workers on Leave: Avoiding Critical Mistakes
Continuing Legal Education ME CLE
- 2.00Approval Exp. 5/17/2023
This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course may receive up to 2.0 hours of self-study CLE credit. No more than 5.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period. Attorneys may not earn ethics or harassment and discrimination credit with self-study.
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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