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The Potential Trouble Zone: How To Manage the Intersection of ADA/FMLA
Crowne Plaza, King of Prussia
Breakfast starts at 7:30 AM and Program at 8:00 AM
Approved for 1.25 SHRM PDC's and HRCI Credits
This program will look at how to manage all aspects of workers injured on the job, using real world examples of from the presenters’ years of counseling clients on these complex issues. It’s not enough to know what Workers’ Compensation requires. You must be able to understand the how all of the applicable statutes are implicated and how to protect your organization. Julie and Sherri’s experience allows them to present real-world examples of workplace situations that involve ADA and FMLA. Their interactive program will allow participants to fully understand how to use this information in real-world situations. The format will be a PowerPoint presentation followed by interactive exercises and specific examples applying best practices with regard to FMLA and ADA.
Julie Kinkopf is a Partner in the Employment Practice Group at the law firm, Weber Gallagher. Julie advises clients on all aspects of employment law including, employment policies and procedures, compliance with federal, state and local laws relating to employment, employee hiring, discipline and termination, resolution of post-employment disputes, wage and hour compliance, protection of trade secrets, drafting and enforcing non-competition agreements and human resources audits. She is a former General Counsel and has extensive experience representing businesses in court cases involving employment matters.
Sherri Dougherty is a Partner in the Workers’ Compensation Practice Group at the law firm Weber Gallagher. She represents insurance carriers and self-insured employers in workers’ compensation matters in Pennsylvania. She appears before workers’ compensation judges, the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board and Commonwealth Court. Her clients include manufacturing plants, staffing agencies, home healthcare agencies and hospitals. Sherri also provides counsel on potential claims, minimizing the costs of claims not in litigation and the settlement value of claims.