Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

Date: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time: 
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: 
Webinar

$75 for Members / $95 Non-Members

Statistics show that mental health conditions, particularly depression and anxiety, are on the rise. At work, this may translate into an increase in conflict, performance-related issues and absenteeism for employees affected by these illnesses. Join us for this 60-minute webinar as we walk through real-world scenarios and discuss legal and practical strategies for employers.

What You Will Learn:

  • How mental disabilities are treated under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • When and how mental disabilities must be accommodated under the ADA
  • What types of accommodations are required under the ADA
  • When leave can be granted or denied under the FMLA
  • How employers can protect themselves from a legal perspective
  • Practical tips for dealing with employees who have mental disabilities

Expert Presenters:
Dave CessanteDave Cessante is a member in Clark Hill's Labor & Employment Practice Group. Dave represents employers in a variety of labor and employment litigation matters in both state and federal court. Dave has also represented employers before numerous administrative tribunals, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, and the National Labor Relations Board. In addition to litigation matters, Dave counsels employers in day-to-day labor and employment matters.

Certification:
One (1) credit for the MI Chamber Basic or Advanced Human Resource Compliance Certification Program.
One (1) HR (General) recertification credit hour for PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
One (1) PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.