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MANAGING MENTAL DISABILITIES IN THE WORKPLACE


--- 1.0 AZ,CA,CO,CT,FL,GA,ID,IL,NC,NJ,NY,NV,PA,WA
--- labor law
--- course production date: 6/7/2016
--- presented by KRISTINE EDNA KWONG

KRISTINE EDNA KWONG
This course discusses how employers manage mental disabilities in the workplace, including the ADA definition of a disability, what conditions are disabilities, how to utilize fitness for duty exams, the ADA obligations to accommodate individuals with disabilities and how to address performance problems.

Key course points are:
• Understand employer obligations to employees with mental disabilities.
• Know what is a mental disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
• How disabilities limit work functions.
• Approaching employees with mental disabilities.
• How to send employee to a fitness for duty exam.


--- presented by KRISTINE EDNA KWONG

Kristine E. Kwong is partner in the Los Angeles office of Musick Peeler and Garrett, LLP. Her practice focuses on all aspects of business, employment and labor law, counseling, litigation, transactions, executive compensation and executive mobility matters.

Ms. Kwong represents both public and private sector entities in arbitration, hearings, EEOC, DFEH, NLRB, PERB, federal and state courts throughout the State of California.

Ms. Kwong's practice also includes the drafting and updating of policy manuals, codes of conduct, restrictive covenants, trade secret agreements and severance packages. She is also a contributing author to the CEB publication, Drafting Employment Documents for California Employers.