Plus earn CLEs and CEUs!
See page 18 for details.
NWCDC is routinely approved for
re-certification credits from:
• AAOHN ( 11. 5 credits last year)
• CCMC ( 11. 5 credits last year)
• CDMS ( 11. 5 credits last year)
• CRCC ( 11. 5 credits last year)
• CWCP ( 11. 5 credits last year)
• HRCI ( 11. 25 credits last year)
Further your professional
Tell Me What I Need to Know About the ADA and FMLA
Kathleen Bray, Corporate Counsel, SFM Mutual Insurance Co.
Richard Mrizek, Trial Attorney, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Thursday, Dec. 7 | 1: 45 - 2: 45 p.m.
The intersection of workers’ compensation, Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Americans
With Disabilities Act continually challenges claims payers with evolving potential to run afoul
of regulatory agencies such as the EEOC. Learn to identify conflicting liabilities and evaluate
necessary mitigation solutions. You’ll hear about recurring issues and the latest concerns from
an EEOC litigator and a worker’s comp attorney with years of experience advising insurers and
employers on disputes involving the ADA and FMLA.
• Review ADA and FMLA concerns like discrimination, disability
Preventing, Investigating and Managing Claims for Temp or
accommodation and leave obligations
• Identify common situations where ADA and FMLA issues may arise
• Detect common pitfalls for return-to-work and leave management policies
• Organize strategies for mitigating potential liabilities
Jonathan Barrish, Partner, Litchfield Cavo LLP
Thursday, Dec. 7 | 4: 15 - 5: 15 p.m.
The hiring of temporary or leased employees clearly remains a popular labor-management
option for employers. Less understood, however, are the potential workers’ comp and civil-liability
exposures that employers and temporary-hiring firms each face. Jonathan Barrish will examine
those potential legal challenges that can arise and provide direction for preventing and overcoming
them. Covering the concerns and responsibilities of both employers and leasing companies, he
will also evaluate issues such as access to accident investigation findings, job descriptions, injury
reporting and light-duty considerations.
• Appraise temp or leasing firm client-service agreements
• Manage the leased or temp employee relationship
• Outline challenges that can arise when a leased or temp worker is injured
• Define who is responsible when a temp worker is injured
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