Understanding Pregnancy Leave and Return-to-Work Issues
1 hour 30 minutes
Be aware of the EEOC’s pregnancy accommodations and make sure you are compliant with accommodation and return-to-work issues regarding pregnancy leave law.
Most employers fail to understand the myriad of leave laws available to employees in general and often overlook their specific obligations to provide pregnancy accommodations. It is essential for employers to understand the specific requirements and eligibility standards of the various leave laws under federal and applicable state and local laws. Employers must continually keep abreast of the ever-changing leave laws to ensure proper administration.
• You will be able to describe the rights and obligations of employer when handling pregnancy leave.
• You will be able to identify the various federal leave laws related to pregnancy.
• You will be able to recognize how the various leave laws work together.
• You will be able to review the elements to avoid discrimination claims.