Structuring Wellness Programs to Avoid Employment Discrimination Claims
Navigating Anti-Discrimination Regulations Under HIPAA, Title VII, ADA, GINA and State Law
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide employment lawyers with the information and tools to reduce the discrimination risks associated with wellness programs. Panelists will review techniques to avoid employee claims from the most common fronts: ADA, GINA, Title VII, HIPAA and state laws.
- HIPAA and ACA anti-discrimination regulations
- Title VII
- State laws
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the best practices for structuring wellness programs to comply with the latest HIPAA and ACA anti-discrimination regulations?
- How does the definition of “voluntariness” (ADA and GINA) apply to wellness programs? What considerations should be made when structuring those programs based on the definition?
- How can wellness programs cause a disparate impact based on race, age, gender or disability? What techniques should be employed to avoid those claims?
- What state law challenges must employers overcome when implementing wellness programs?
Joshua M. Davis
Goulston & Storrs
Mr. Davis specializes in the area of labor and employment law and related litigation. He represents employers in a... | Read More
Mr. Davis specializes in the area of labor and employment law and related litigation. He represents employers in a wide range of employment-related matters and provides counsel to companies in distress. His clients include financial services firms, law firms, pharmaceutical companies, media companies and non-profit entities. He frequently teaches a law course on Employment Discrimination and regularly speaks on subjects within his expertise.Close
Kevin D. Kelly
An experienced employment discrimination litigator, Mr. Kelly also represents clients in noncompetition and trade... | Read More
An experienced employment discrimination litigator, Mr. Kelly also represents clients in noncompetition and trade secret litigation in a variety of forums. He regularly assists clients with workplace investigations, wage and hour compliance reviews, reductions in force, employee handbook reviews, ADA reasonable accommodation issues, compliance with state and federal leave laws, OSHA compliance, and affirmative action issues.Close
Susan L. Nardone
Ms. Nardone is an experienced litigator who has represented employers in defense of a wide variety of... | Read More
Ms. Nardone is an experienced litigator who has represented employers in defense of a wide variety of employment-related claims brought in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies, including the EEOC. As a complement to her litigation practice, Ms. Nardone provides strategic, preventive, and compliance advice to employers on virtually every aspect of the employment relationship, including workplace investigations, employee hiring, discipline and termination, and accommodations and leave.Close