A+ Compliance with Pregnant Employees and New Parents: Pregnancy at Work

Elga Lejarza
Dec 20, 2018 - 02:00 PM EST
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This training program will help attendees distinguish between the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA); understand the benefits applicable to new parents or an adopting employee; and segregate the difference in coverage between disability leave and maternity leave.

Course Objective

With pregnancy discrimination complaints quickly becoming one of the fastest-growing types of employment discrimination charges filed with the EEOC, it's more important than ever to know the ins and outs of the Law.
This webinar will address:
  • Navigating the maze of legal requirements: Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
  • Strategies to minimize pregnancy bias claims when hiring.
  • Best practices to avoid pregnancy discrimination claims.
  • Dilemma between trying to protect the unborn child versus pregnancy discrimination.
  • Special situation when both parents requesting FMLA for birth of child or adoption work for the same company.
  • Terminating a pregnant employee without getting sued.
  • Surrogate pregnancy and FMLA.
  • Break time for nursing mothers.

Course Outline

  • Reasonable accommodations for an employee who is pregnant or recently gave birth
  • Serious health conditions under FMLA, ADA, PDA
  • Specific rights of pregnant employees and common employment practices that could be considered discriminatory
  • Difference between PDA and FMLA
  • When is an employer required to place a pregnant employee on leave?
  • Requiring documentation for pregnancy related absences
  • Disciplining a pregnant employee: Tips to stay out of court
  • Learning from recent pregnancy discrimination cases
  • Understanding the rights of parents in the workplace
  • Adoption and foster care under federal law
  • Working with new parents to assist them on the roller coaster balancing work and family life

Target Audience

  • Human Resources professionals
  • Compliance officers
  • New managers or supervisors
  • Employers and Business owners
  • Office Managers
  • Employee Relations Professionals
  • Employee Assistance Professionals

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Dec 20, 2018 - 02:00 PM EST

Duration: 60 Minutes

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Speaker: Elga Lejarza,

Elga Lejarza is founder and president of Lejarza HR Consulting LLC. She has over 20years’ experience in human resources management and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Lejarza HR Consulting provides recruitment, training and consulting services to small to medium sized businesses across the US. Ms. Lejarza also works a human resources generalist for Walgreens Distribution Center in Williamston, South Carolina. Ms. Lejarza is a member of the National Society for Human Resources Management, the Greenville Society of Human Resources Management, and the Anderson Society of Human Resources Management.

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