Navigating the Employer’s Reasonable Accommodation Obligations Under the ADA
Presented by Burton Fishman
Recorded On: Thursday, October 18, 2012
Requests for reasonable accommodation under the amended Americans with Disabilities Act present new challenges for employers and the possibility of lawsuits if handled improperly. The ADA requires reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, but now the requests may not only be beyond the employer’s capacity to provide — they may come from an employee with no current impairment. How can you comply with the law and avoid facing a lawsuit?
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Who Should Attend:
Burton J. Fishman is an attorney with Fortney & Scott, LLC in Washington, DC, and is recognized as one of the nation's leading authorities on workplace law. A former Deputy Solicitor of the US Department of Labor, Mr. Fishman is a well-known speaker and writer, who has written over 100 books and articles in the employment field, including The ADA: Ten Years After; Workplace Accommodations for Disability and Religion; HR Guide to Employee Management; The HR Question and Answer Book; and Workplace Privacy. Mr. Fishman is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and has repeatedly been named a "Super Lawyer" in the field of labor and employment law.