COVID-19 Mental Health Issues For Employees And FMLA/ADA

Employment law expert Melissa Fleischer will highlight the most significant mental health concerns employees are facing. You will learn how to help them while complying with the relevant laws and regulations.

What You'll Learn

  • What are the top mental health concerns during the pandemic?
  • How can you address those concerns while complying with the FMLA and ADA?
  • May employees take FMLA leave due to mental health issues?
  • Does the ADA allow for a leave of absence or other accommodations for employees with disabilities due to mental health?
  • Could COVID-19 exacerbate underlying mental health and anxiety disorders entitling employees to remote work or a leave of absence?
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Training Overview

How is the mental health of your organization's employees? Help your team while complying with the FMLA and ADA.

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused numerous mental health issues:

  • Anxiety about getting the horrific virus and potentially dying
  • Stress about the risks of returning to the workplace
  • Worry about loved ones, especially elderly parents and children
  • Concerns about vaccine safety

Human resources teams must help employees handle their mental health challenges while complying with the FMLA and ADA. You need to understand the best practices and legal requirements.

  • What are the top mental health concerns during the pandemic?
  • How can you address those concerns while complying with the FMLA and ADA?
  • May employees take FMLA leave due to mental health issues?
  • Does the ADA allow for a leave of absence or other accommodations for employees with disabilities due to mental health?
  • Could COVID-19 exacerbate underlying mental health and anxiety disorders entitling employees to remote work or a leave of absence?
Recommended Audience
Who Should Attend?
  • Human resources professionals
  • Business owners
  • Plant managers
  • Operations managers
  • Safety managers
  • Employee relations
  • Location managers
  • Division supervisors
  • Supervisors
  • Chief executives
  • Executive directors
  • Board members
  • Senior management
  • Managers
  • Nonprofit counsel
  • Senior management
  • Managers
  • Development staff
  • Program directors
APPROVAL AND VALIDITY
Credits
  • This program has been approved for 1.0 general recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
  • This program is valid for 1.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
What's included
Training includes
  • 1.0 HRCI, 1.0 SHRM
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
About

Expert Presenter

Melissa Fleischer
  • Management-side employment attorney
  • Over twenty years of experience representing clients in employment law discrimination litigation
  • President and Founder, HR Learning Center LLC, an organization that offers training seminars, webinars, and consulting on a wide range of workplace and human resources issues
  • JD Degree from the George Washington University School of Law