For HR professionals, this year has triggered a whole new wave of legal risks related to employees’ medical and mental health. Can employees demand to keep working remotely? … What’s your obligation if you see workers suffering mental health problems? … Where’s the ADA’s new line on “reasonable” accommodations?
Navigating employee requests for workplace accommodations requires a legally risky balancing act between the employees’ wants and your organization’s legal obligations. At this time when many of our traditional workplace rules have been blurred due to COVID-19, fresh thinking is required.
Both novice and experienced HR professionals will benefit from this timely training. You’ll discover the latest on the correct steps to substantiate an accommodation request, how to effectively engage in the “interactive process” with employees (and when to call it quits) and how to determine if an accommodation is legally reasonable (or not).