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Americans with Disabilities Act: 2020 Updates (includes the topics of fragrance sensitivity, website compliance & use of medical marijuana in the workplace)

Thu, January 16, 2020 01:00 PM – 02:15 PM EDT Duration 75 Minutes

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Speaker : Diane L. Dee, President of Advantage HR Consulting, has over 25 years of experience in the Human Resources arena

This activity has been approved for 75 Minutes (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, PHRca, SPHR, GPHR, PHRi and SPHRi recertification through HR Certification Institute (HRCI). Please make note of the activity ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org

Areas Covered

  • Background information on the Act
  • Titles I through V of the ADA
  • Definitions of “reasonable accommodation” and “major life activities”
  • Examples of reasonable accommodations that an employer may have to provide
  • Limitations on the obligation to make reasonable accommodations
  • Maintaining existing production and performance standards for an employee with a disability
  • Which medical conditions are protected under the ADA
  • Interaction between Federal and State law
  • Recordkeeping requirements under the ADA
  • Posting requirements

Overview

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law by George H.W. Bush in July 1990.The Act is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public.The purpose of the law is to ensure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion.

Disability accommodation is an important and visible aspect of ethical business practices.Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act will ensure your organization is operating in an ethical manner.

Why Should You Attend

Non-compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can prove to be costly for employers.Penalties in excess of hundreds of thousands of dollars for non-compliance put employers at substantial risk.Can your organization afford to be non-compliant?

This webinar will provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act and will explain the importance of compliance and the consequences of non-compliance.Participants will gain a solid understanding of the ADA’s disability accommodation process and the interactions between Federal and State laws.

Who Will Benefit

  • Senior Leadership
  • HR Professionals
  • Managers & Supervisors
  • Compliance Professionals
  • Ethics Professionals
  • Employee


Your Instructor


Diane L. Dee
Diane L. Dee

Diane L. Dee, President of Advantage HR Consulting, has over 25 years of experience in the Human Resources arena. Diane's background includes experience in HR consulting and administration in corporate, government, consulting and pro bono environments. Diane founded Advantage HR Consulting in early 2016. Under Diane's leadership, Advantage HR provides comprehensive, cost-effective Human Resources solutions for small to mid-sized firms in the greater Chicagoland area.

Diane holds a Master Certificate in Human Resources from Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations and has attained SPHR, SHRM-SCP, sHRBP and HRPM® certification.

Diane is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners and the Society for Human Resource Management. Additionally, Diane performs pro bono work through the Taproot Foundation assisting non-profit clients by integrating their Human Resources goals with their corporate strategies.


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