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How to Avoid Common Landmines and Pitfalls with a Disabled or Injured Worker

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  • 60 minutes

Learning the appropriate and lawful way to deal with disabled or injured employees is possible and less complicated than you think. Learn how to properly apply law governing injured employees such as Worker’s Compensation, Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and various state statutes and ordinances. Managing your reasonable Accommodation obligations can be managed while still efficiently operating your business.

In this webinar join expert speaker Jennifer Komsky, where she will discuss the difference between legally protected leaves of absence, wage reimbursement and situations, which will be required for both laws.

Session Highlights:

  • Various laws, both State and Federal can apply to injured or disabled workers- it is important to know the employer’s obligations in various situations.

  • The most important aspect of the Interactive Process is that it be Interactive! Communicate with the employee and document the process continuously

  • Know the appropriate steps in managing a disabled or injured employee.

  • Learn the best practices for preventing claims filed by injured or disabled workers.

Why You Should Attend:

Attendees will learn an arsenal of proactive steps they can take from the time of an employee’s first injury, notice of request for accommodation to mitigate the risk of employment litigation in California’s ever-changing legal landscape. Speaker will provide the information you need to know that how to handle disciplinary and attendance issues.

Who Should Attend:

  • Human Resource Professionals

  • Risk managers 

  • Company owners

  • Business owners

  • General Employees

  • Safety & Security personnel

  • Supervisor


*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.
** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.



Jennifer Komsky

Jennifer Komsky

Jennifer is an employment law specialist, representing employers in all phases of litigation before State and Federal Courts as well as administrative agencies, including the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She serves as a reliable advisor to human resource professionals and business owners, providing ongoing counseling and guidance on company policies and personnel matters. She also conducts workplace investigations and provides training to individuals and large groups in areas of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, employee classification, disability accommodation, and wage and hour compliance.

Jennifer received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in 1997. She attended the University of California at Santa Barbara where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology in 1994.

Jennifer was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1997 and is admitted to practice in all districts in California for the United States District Courts and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Jennifer is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. She also serves as Chair of the Personnel Committee for a local non-profit. Jennifer’s experience in all aspects of employment law covers virtually every industry, including non-profits and businesses ranging from small, family-run companies to nationwide and global corporations.

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This webinar has been approved for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward California, GPHR, HRBP, HRMP, PHR, and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the activity. It means that this activity has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

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