This training on lawful handling of addiction in the workplace will discuss what to expect from an employee who is suffering from an addiction, when you are required to provide leave under either the FMLA or the ADA and a host of other issues.
Every employer has faced, or will face the issue of addiction in the workplace. Addictions cause loss of productivity, multiple mistakes, high absenteeism, and leaves of absences that may be needed for rehabilitation.
This 3-hr virtual seminar will walk you through what to expect from an employee who is suffering from an addiction, when you are required to provide leave under either the FMLA or the ADA and a host of other issues. By attending this session you would have gained the knowledge and the practical know-how to avoid legal issues arising from the application of your own policies, issues under the Family and Medical Leave Act, and issues under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Susan Fahey Desmond is a principal with Jackson Lewis PC which has offices across the United States. She has been representing management in all areas of labor and employment law since her graduation from the University of Tennessee School of Law in 1985 and is a frequent author and speaker on labor and employment law issues. She is listed in Best Lawyers in America for labor and employment law and has been named by Chambers USA as one of America's leading business lawyers.