More than two years after the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) went into effect, and after months of review of public comments of its proposed rules, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)’s Final Rules implementing the ADAAA were published on March 25, 2011.
These long-awaited regulations will become effective on May 24, 2011, and their impact will be felt in workplaces and courtrooms nationwide.
This 90-minute audio conference will get you up to speed on the changes - and what they mean for you and your organization!Learning Objectives
By attending this training session, you and your colleagues will learn:
About Your Speaker
- An overview of what changed and what stayed the same
- Updates to the new definitions/requirements for "major life activities", "mitigating measures", “substantially limit”, and more!
- How the new regs affect your compliance responsibilities
- What the new regulations mean to your day-to-day operations
Ann Kiernan, Esq. focuses her practice on preventive law for employers. As part of her commitment to helping management create fair and respectful workplaces and prevent costly employee lawsuits, Ann presents in-person workshops and online classes on managing within the law, corporate compliance, legal pitfalls in e-mail and internet use, harassment prevention, wage and hour issues, the ADA, FMLA, legal and effective hiring, and workplace violence prevention for employers large and small.
She has litigated claims of wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation before state and federal trial and appellate courts, and is a frequent author and speaker. Ann received her undergraduate and law degrees from Rutgers University, and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.