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2021 Employment Law Annual Update Series: Part 11

November 18, 2021 at 9:30am10:30am
Virtual Event

About the 2021 Employment Law Annual Update

Join us for the eleventh part of our 2021 Employment Law Annual Update! The virtual series will continue through the year on the third Thursday of each month.

This year, we are taking every precaution to make sure our clients and our community stay safe during the pandemic and, as a result, we are making our usual one-day conference into a virtual series spread out over 2021. Participants will be provided with the information they need to navigate the ever-changing labor and employment landscape, as well as CLE and SHRM credits to meet any licensing requirements that participants may have.

Part 11: Responding to Accommodation Requests

On Thursday, November 18, join employment and labor attorneys Tawny Alvarez, Elizabeth Johnson, and Emily Coombs Waddell as they discuss accommodation requests in the workplace.

Accommodation requests are something that companies have been responding to for decades, but over the course of the last year, the rate in which they are being requested, and the reason they are being requested, have expanded. Whether it's a work-from-home request or exemption from a vaccine mandate, understanding what entitles an employee to an exemption and how to respond to a request is paramount to protecting your company from a claim of disability discrimination and/or disability on account of religious beliefs. Join Tawny, Liz, and Emily in this month’s program which will provide foundational information concerning accommodations, helpful tips and tools in responding to requests, and hypothetical situations to help cement the concepts.

Please join us for an interactive program where your questions will be welcome. For more information or to RSVP to this event, click here.

Webinars are 60 minutes each and provide 1 Maine CLE and 1 SHRM credits.

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