Stephanie Rawitt quoted in SHRM "When Must Employers Provide Leave Under the ADA?"
Many employees are entitled to take time off under federal and state family and medical leave laws, but employers should remember that workers who run out of leave—or who aren't covered by such laws—may be eligible for leave as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA. Stephanie Rawitt of the Labor and Employment group was recently quoted in an SHRM article titled, "When Must Employers Provide Leave Under the ADA?"
Whenever an employee requests leave, the employer needs to consider eligibility under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the ADA, and state laws. "Sometimes these laws intersect, and sometimes they are very separate," noted Stephanie.
Read the full article and Stephanie’s comments here.
Tea & Tidbits: Benefits Strategies for Small Employers
June’s discussion will center around benefit strategies for start-ups or employers who are small and aren’t sure if they can offer benefits at all.
Religious Accommodations: What Every Employer Needs To Know
This webinar will discuss the practical and legal issues relating to religious accommodations. This includes determining whether an employee has a sincerely held religious belief, what information you can request in connection with a request for a religious accommodation, and whether a request for an accommodation is reasonable.
Window on Washington - June 14, 2021, Vol. 5, Issue 24
Outlook for This Week in the Nation’s Capital