Employment Legal Issues: How to Help Someone With Cancer – Training for Lawyers
Jun 24, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET
About This Course
If you are a lawyer who wants either a primer or a refresher course on basic employment legal issues, this is the MCLE course for you. In addition, if you’re an attorney who has clients who have cancer, this MCLE webinar will help you be attuned to your clients and help you both spot issues and make more effective referrals to an employment lawyer. A special bonus is that you will find a way you can start giving back to people with cancer almost immediately, with a low-commitment opportunity that you can do remotely.
Learn the basics of employment law with respect to medical leave, antidiscrimination and reasonable accommodation; how your clients can get reasonable accommodations at work, and options for taking time off under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) – for patients and caretakers; the federal laws that protect cancer patients, survivors and their caregivers in the workplace; additional legal protections available under state law; and the necessary steps to properly file an employment unlawful discrimination lawsuit.
Attorneys who represent cancer patients, as well as employment law attorneys of all experience levels, should attend this program.
Understand the basics of employment law: medical leave, antidiscrimination and reasonable accommodation
Learn how your clients can get reasonable accommodations at work and options for taking time off under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Discover the federal laws that protect cancer patients, survivors, and their caregivers in the workplace
Explore additional legal protections for cancer patients and caretakers available under state law
Identify the necessary steps to properly file an employment unlawful discrimination administrative claim or lawsuit
About the Presenters
Shelly Rosenfeld, Esq.
Disability Rights Legal Center’s Cancer Legal Resource Center
Practice Area: Employment Law
Shelly Rosenfeld, Esq.Shelly Rosenfeld is Co-Director of the Disability Rights Legal Center’s Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC). As Co-Director, Ms. Rosenfeld provides legal services through the CLRC’s national telephone assistance line to people with cancer-related legal issues, counseling cancer patients, health care professionals, and caregivers....View Details
Lindsey Wagner, Esq.
Practice Area: Alternative Dispute Resolution (+1 other areas)
Lindsey the founder of Moxie Mediation, based in the United States, where she serves as a Mediator for Labor and Employment claims. Through Moxie, she also provides workplace investigation and workplace training services to companies across the United States and internationally. Prior to founding Moxie, Lindsey...View Details