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Friday, September 12 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
B016 Best Practices for Helping Employees Get Effective Workplace Accommodations Under the ADA (Intermediate)

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In this presentation, a Job Accommodation Network (JAN) consultant with over 20 years of experience in workplace accommodations will share her knowledge about the interactive accommodation process and the role that employers, employees and healthcare professionals play in that process. Problem areas will be identified and addressed at each step, and real-life accommodation situations will be provided to illustrate how these problem areas can be overcome. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss situations they have been involved in and to ask questions about their role in the accommodation process. Best practice tips will be provided throughout.

 

Objectives:

  1. Identify a process for determining effective accommodations to help return employees to work.
  2. Explain the roles that healthcare professionals, employers and employees with disabilities can play in the process.
  3. Review real-life accommodation examples that illustrate each step of the interactive process.

Speakers
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Linda Carter Batiste, J.D.

Linda Carter Batiste is a Principal Consultant with the Job Accommodation Network (JAN,) specializing in the Americans with Disabilities Act and other disability-related legislation. She has been with JAN since 1992 and is a member of JAN's management team. She has a law degree from West Virginia University and is a member of the West Virginia Bar, the American Bar Association and the Order of the Coif. 


Friday September 12, 2014 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Bayside B&C 4/F

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