Legally Terminating Employees on Leave: How to Ensure FMLA & ADA Compliance (On-Demand)

webinar Legally Terminating Employees on Leave: How to Ensure FMLA & ADA Compliance (On-Demand)

You Will Learn:

    • How employers can legally respond to employee-leave abuse
    • Most common leave/termination issues that land employers in court
    • When and how to discipline or discharge an employee on leave
    • Documentation guidelines to help keep you in compliance
    • When you can (and cannot) terminate an employee on leave
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$269.00
 

Terminating an employee under normal circumstances is challenging.

Terminating an employee on protective leave is even more complex, confusing, and frankly can be a legal nightmare.

In fact, navigating performance and termination decisions that arise while an employee is on leave is difficult, and costly if you fail to comply with FMLA, ADA and other leave protected laws.

Are you confident that you know your rights — and those of your employees — in such sticky situations?

Don’t even think of firing an employee on leave without this essential training!

Learning Objectives

In just one-hour, you’ll gain up-to-the minute guidance on the ins and outs of the laws surrounding job-protected leave and how to protect your organization from potentially damaging — and costly — legal action.

Our experienced employment law attorneys will discuss legal and effective strategies for:

  1. Navigating difficult performance and termination decisions
  2. Understanding how the FMLA, ADA and state workers’ compensation leave laws intersect
  3. Handling performance issues and avoiding retaliation claims
  4. Documenting performance issues and disciplinary actions
  5. Avoiding retaliation claims

During this practical, compliance focused session, you will learn:

  • How employers can legally respond to employee-leave abuse
  • The most common leave/termination issues that land employers in court
  • When and how to discipline or discharge an employee on leave
  • What you can and cannot do when an employee is on Workers Comp
  • How to avoid retaliation/discrimination claims under FMLA, ADA or workers’ comp
  • Tips to test if your terminations are legally sound
  • When you can (and cannot) terminate an employee on leave
  • How courts evaluate timing issues in retaliation cases
  • Documentation guidelines to help keep your organization in compliance

 

Product ID: 6677

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Faculty

Joon Hwang
Joon Hwang
Associate, Littler

Joon Hwang represents management in a wide variety of labor and employment matters, with an emphasis on employment litigation of all types – from single-plaintiff to complex class, collective, and hybrid actions.

Continuing Education Units

  • hrci

    HRCI – Receive 1.25 recertification credit hours toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at www.hrci.org.

    “The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.”

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