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A Half-Day Interactive Workshop on the Nuts and Bolts of FEHA Compliance
Are your HR professionals and managers aware of the staggering changes to California law that have made disability discrimination the newest "bet the company" litigation? Are they prepared to handle return to work and reasonable accommodation decisions properly for both work and non-work related injuries or illness? Are they trained to correctly conduct the detailed, specific "interactive process," required by law?

The changing legal climate in California mandates knowledgeable and skilled HR specialists in your organization. Here's why:

Workshop Description
This half-day workshop introduces an easy to implement ten step system that will enable your organization to meet its legal and policy responsibilities, stay out of court and craft the best prospect for defending against unavoidable claims and lawsuits.

The Comprehensive Interactive Process (IP) Manual
The heart of the program is the SBA Interactive Process Manual. It is composed of policies, procedures, and guidelines to follow as they conduct the interactive process and make reasonable accommodation decisions for employees with occupational and non-occupational disabilities, as defined by California FEHA. It includes documentation guidelines and recommended forms that employers may use in whole or may adapt to their needs. The Manual will include annotated adaptation considerations, so that any adaptations are useable and ultimately defensible.

The IP Manual is intended to complement existing policies/procedures for return to work decisions, modified duty assignments and leaves of absence administration. The one-of-a-kind Ten Step System provides a systematic approach for conducting and documenting the interactive process in all phases of employment required for FEHA compliance. The manual covers all of the following critical items to help your organization manage the interactive process and return-to-work decisions:

Participants will learn to: