TELESEMINAR: 2014 Americans With Disabilities Act Update – A National Perspective
October 14, 2014
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
1.00 MCLE hours
This program will provide you with a wide-ranging discussion of case law and regulatory developments under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The program will discuss significant new appellate decisions interpreting “disability” and the EEOC’s new guidance on pregnancy and related impairments. Developments related to “reasonable accommodation,” “essential functions” of jobs, and qualification standards will also be covered. The program will cover the spread of employer wellness programs and potential violations of the ADA. This program will provide you with a practical guide to significant case law and regulatory developments under the ADA, including those related to the core terms “disability,” “reasonable accommodation,” and “essential functions.”
- Review of significant new case law on the definition of “disability”
- “Reasonable accommodation” developments – interactive process, tele-work, leave, reassignment
- Recent EEOC guidance on pregnancy discrimination and related impairments
- Disability-related inquiries and medical examinations
- Qualification standards, disparate impact and the ADA
- “Essential functions” of jobs and ADA traps
- Application of ADA to employer wellness programs, including new litigation
Christopher Kuczynski, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington, D.C.
Nancy Abell, Paul Hastings LLP, California