My Disability Made Me Do It!

My Disability Made Me Do It!

SHRM 2011 Annual Conference
This session will inform you on how to discipline workplace misconduct without violating the ADA.
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A growing number of courts are holding that it is a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act for an employer to discipline or terminate an employee for misconduct that is related to a disability. This session will examine this trend in the law and address when and how you may lawfully discipline employees for disability-related workplace misconduct.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

James J. McDonald

James J.

James J. McDonald, Jr. is managing partner of the Irvine, California office of Fisher & Phillips LLP where he advises and represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. He is author of California Employment Law: An Employer’s Guide, which is published annually by SHRM. He has taught labor and employment law in the University of California, Irvine’s Human Resources Management program for 16 years. He is a cum laude law graduate of Georgetown University and he holds both the SHRM-SCP and the SPHR certifications.



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Credit Type: 
California Credit
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