Washington, D.C. (February 26, 2020): Thomas McCally will be presenting at the ALA’s Virginia Statewide Retreat with a session titled, “The Interaction Between Mental Illness, the ADA and FMLA, and What to Do and What Not to Do While Conducting Internal Investigations.”
Mental health issues and their effect on the workplace are current hot topics in the media, but how do these issues interact with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? Tom McCally will discuss the interplay of these laws to assure legal compliance while dealing with employee mental health issues, as well as the importance of conducting thorough and appropriate internal investigations. In this session, Tom will:
- Give a general overview of the ADA and FMLA.
- Discuss how mental illness should be handled under both laws.
- Address best practices for conducting internal investigations.
- Share new and trending issues as they relate to investigations as well as their importance in protecting the employers’ interests.
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