by Marti Cardi, Esq. - Senior Compliance Consultant and Legal Counsel,
April 24, 2018
Join your peers and prepare to confidently tackle your organization’s FMLA/ADA challenges at the 2018 DMEC FMLA/ADA Employer Compliance Conference, Apr. 30-May 3, in Orlando!
This year, Matrix Absence Management is a National Sponsor and I have the privilege of facilitating four sessions! I would love for you to join me and my colleagues at any or all of the below:
Monday, April 30 12:00 pm -2:00 pmLiability Alert! HR and Supervisor Ethical Missteps:
This session will highlight real ADA and FMLA cases to help you gain a deeper understanding of ethical pitfalls in managing leaves and disabilities, such as misplaced benevolence, relying on stereotypes, what you ask, and how you communicate. Throughout, you will learn best practices to promote ethical ideals. Join Marti Cardi, Vice President, Product Compliance, Matrix Absence Management, Inc. and Jaclyn Kugell, Partner, Morgan, Brown and Joy, LLP
Monday, April 30 4:30 pm -5:30 Preconference Wrap-Up: Ask the Experts!
Join me and other presenters as we wrap up the first day of sessions with a chance to ask questions of our experts on the topics covered during the afternoon preconference workshops.
Wednesday, May 2 9:00 am -10:00 amDOL Red Flags in FMLA Investigations:
Helen Applewhaite, DOL Branch Chief for FMLA will headline in this sessionto help you to identify red flags that could reveal issues with your practices and policies. I will bring in the practical advice on how you can proactively address these issues to stay in the clear and – occasionally perhaps – will disagree with Ms. Applewhaite and the DOL.
Wednesday, May 2 4:15 pm-5:15 pmRoundtable Mental Health in the Workplace – The Do’s, Don’ts, and Shoulds:
Join your peers for a small-group discussion and bring your questions about how to manage mental-health claims in the workplace under the ADA and FMLA: performance and conduct issues, obtaining medical information, requiring counseling as a condition of continued employment . . .
These sessions with be equally engaging and enlightening, and offer true real-world examples you can put into practice (with the help of Matrix Absence Management, of course). I hope you decide to join us but if not, stay tuned for my recap of the conference.
To learn more about the 2018 DMEC FMLA/ADA Employer Compliance Conference and to download the full program click here: http://dmec.org/conferences-and-events/compliance-conference/.