Mental Health Issues in the Workplace: ADA and FMLA Compliance, Leave as Accommodation, Disability vs. Fear
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will advise employment counsel on how to handle the intersection of mental health issues and ADA and FMLA compliance. The panel will discuss what options employers and employees should consider when an ADA accommodation or FMLA is made, when leave can be considered an accommodation, evaluating an employee's disability versus a general fear when returning to the office, and best practices for making these evaluations.
- Mental health
- DSM-5 defined disability
- ADA accommodations
- Leave as accommodation
- Leave requests
- Disability vs. fear
- Employee assistance program
The panel will review these and other relevant issues:
- What are the most recent issues related to mental health that most employers are facing?
- How can employers comply with ADA accommodations related to mental health when leave is requested?
- What type of FMLA compliance is necessary for mental health issues?
- How can an employer institute an employee assistance program to address mental health issues?
Mark S. Goldstein
Mr. Goldstein counsels clients on a variety of workplace issues, including policy development and compliance, risk... | Read More
Mr. Goldstein counsels clients on a variety of workplace issues, including policy development and compliance, risk assessment and litigation avoidance, wage and hour compliance, conducting and overseeing internal investigations, hiring, discipline and discharge decisions, enforcement of covenants not to compete, drafting employment and separation agreements, and a wide variety of other employment issues. In addition, Mr. Goldstein has an active litigation practice defending employers in a wide range of matters in both state and federal court.Close
Jeffrey S. Kopp
Foley & Lardner
Mr. Kopp focuses on labor and employment and commercial litigation, and a variety of emergency and other injunctive... | Read More
Mr. Kopp focuses on labor and employment and commercial litigation, and a variety of emergency and other injunctive relief proceedings. He is an experienced advocate, handling a wide variety of civil litigation matters in federal and state courts in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, Missouri, Kentucky, and other jurisdictions and matters before state and federal agencies. Mr. Kopp has successfully defended clients before the Sixth Circuit and the Michigan Court of Appeals. He also arbitrates traditional labor grievances. Mr. Kopp also represents lenders in commercial foreclosure cases in Michigan and has successfully obtained receivers and completed UCC Article 9 and real estate foreclosures.Close
Tal Burnovski Yeyni
Ms. Yeyni exclusively represents employers and focuses her practice on reducing the risk of employee claims. This... | Read More
Ms. Yeyni exclusively represents employers and focuses her practice on reducing the risk of employee claims. This includes classification of exempt/non-exempt employees, discrimination, harassment, employee handbooks, employee termination, employer compliance (under California and federal law), offer letters and separation agreements, and policy preparation. Ms. Yeyni previously practiced in labor and employment litigation and negotiation in one of Israel’s leading labor and employment law firms.Close