The ADA is complicated AND legalistic enough but add to this understanding how to handle COVID-19 under the ADA and you have the perfect storm of compliance for HR. Does COVID-19 qualify as a disability under the ADA? Always, or just in some cases? What are an employer’s obligations if an employee is protected by the ADA when they have COVID-19? Are they entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the ADA? Would that entitle them to a leave of absence or to be able to work remotely while they have COVID-19? Your HR department could be faced with questions like these and this informative COVID-19 live webinar will provide the answers to these questions and many more to ensure that your HR department is prepared. Employment law expert, Melissa Fleischer, Esq. will provide the answers to these and many more questions.
Some of the many things you will learn from this informative live COVID-19 ADA webinar:
- Whether COVID-19 could in some instances constitute a disability within the meaning of the ADA/ADAAA?
- What are your obligations when an employee with COVID-19 is protected by the ADA/ADAAA?
- What constitutes a disability within the meaning of the ADA/ADAAA?
- Who is a "qualified individual with a disability" under the ADA/ADAAA?
- What are some of the types of accommodations you would need to provide to an employee with COVID-19?
- What is the interactive process you would have to engage in when a COVID-19 employee requests a reasonable accommodation?
- How to avoid disability discrimination against someone with COVID-19?
- Do you have to allow an employee with an underlying medical condition to take a leave as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA?
- And much more….