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Wake-up to Manufacturing: Employee Injuries & Disabilities

October 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Wake-up to Manufacturing 💻 Webinar

Employee Injuries and Disabilities: Navigating the Bermuda Triangle of ADA, FMLA and WC (and FFCRA)

*Certification credits available pending HRCI/SHRM approval*


Angela H. Sanders, Esquire


Zoom Online Meeting – details will be emailed to registrants prior to event


This session will provide employers with an overview of laws applicable to employee injuries and illness, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Workers’ Compensation Law (WC) and Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The program will provide strategies and recommendations for responding to employee injuries, requests for modified duty and requests for accommodation.


Topics covered include:
▪ How to prepare for another round of COVID-19 from an ADA, FMLA and FFCRA perspective
▪ Understanding when to trigger ADA, FMLA, WC and FFCRA processes, simultaneously and separately
▪ Having a robust ADA policy and interactive process, including documentation
▪ Follow-up inquiries to medical providers to narrow down the scope of accommodations/evaluate alternate accommodations
▪ Granting temporary accommodations until employees provide information from their doctor
▪ Interplay ADA, FMLA, WC and FFCRA
▪ Responding to difficult accommodation requests
▪ Evaluating when to deny accommodations/terminate for inability to perform job duties


SHRM/HRCI Credit Information

Learning Objectives
▪ Understand the interplay between the ADA, FMLA, WC and FFCRA and when to begin the process under each law
▪ Implement an effective disability accommodation policy
▪ Respond to difficult employee injury, illness and disability issues
▪ Respond to issues arising in the event of another round of COVID

SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge
▪ Behavioral Competencies
▪ Business Acumen
▪ Critical Evaluation
▪ HR Expertise
▪ 15 – US Employment Law and Regulations
▪ 13 – Risk Management

HRCI Exam Content Outline
▪ PHR Functional Area 01 – Business Management







Angela H. Sanders, Esquire
Brubaker Connaughton Goss & Lucarelli LLC
Angela is a partner at BCGL and focuses her practice in the areas of Employment Law and Civil Litigation. As part of BCGL’s Employment Law Group, Angela provides day-to-day counseling to employers on a wide-range of employment topics, including wage and hour issues, FMLA compliance, harassment and discrimination, hiring, employee misconduct, discipline and termination, drug and alcohol abuse, and OSHA compliance. She also assists clients in developing employment policies and diversity plans. Angela represents employers in both state and federal courts. She also practices before administrative agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division, and Unemployment Compensation Board of Review.


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October 20, 2020
9:00 am - 10:30 am
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