ADA and FMLA Coverage of Stress and Depression
Understand your legal obligations and employee entitlements in regards to depression claims.
It’s been a challenging year for employers and employees alike. With COVID-19 still impacting our daily lives, more employees are being mentally impacted by closures, stay at home orders, isolation from others, and now transitioning back to the worksite. Depression claims are on the rise and employers need to understand their legal obligations and employee entitlements. Learn about who is eligible for protections and when, and about various overlapping rules that apply. Understand the documentation that is necessary to demonstrate compliance. There are many potential landmines that employers can easily manage if armed with the right tools.
• You will be able to discuss how COVID-19 changed the way we work.
• You will be able to define mental disability.
• You will be able to identify how key terms in the ADA are defined and used.
• You will be able to describe depression and FMLA overlap.