Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Essentials
Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Format: Live Webinar
Duration: 90 minutes
1:00 PM-2:30 PM Eastern
12:00 PM-1:30 PM Central
11:00 AM-12:30 PM Mountain
10:00 AM-11:30 AM Pacific
Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted to provide for the participation of qualified individuals with disabilities in the American workforce. While simple in purpose, the ADA can be difficult to navigate for employers, employees, and unions alike. In this Essentials program, designed for attorneys new to the practice of employment law, practitioners representing employers, employees, and unions will explore the core definitions and concepts in the ADA, along with employee rights and employer, employee, and union obligations under ADA.
Participants will learn:
- Which employers are covered by the ADA
- The definition of “disability” and who is a qualified individual with a disability
- What is involved in determining whether and how an employer must accommodate an employee’s disability
- What conduct is prohibited by the ADA, including discrimination, harassment, and retaliation
- The remedies available for violation
Campins Benham-Baker, LLP
San Francisco, CA
JoLinda Johnson (Moderator)
Civil Rights Division
Office of Civil Rights & Liberties,
Ombudsman and Traveler Engagement
Transportation Security Administration
United States Department of Homeland Security
Brian J. LaClair
Blitman & King LLP
George L. Washington, Jr.
Chief Corporate Counsel
Orange Business Services
Oak Hill, Virginia
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