TRAINING - HIRING AND SUPERVISING AN EMPLOYEE WITH A DISABILITY

Class Description

This class is designed specifically for supervisors and managers to learn the basic provisions of the California's Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and understand their responsibilities during the reasonable accommodation process.

Objectives

As a result of attending this class, using a series of interactive exercises, case scenarios, and videos, participants will:

  • Review the basic protections and differences between the California's FEHA and the federal ADA.
  • Learn the FEHA/ADA criteria used to classify job duties as "essential or marginal" and the impact of this designation on the accommodation request.
  • Discuss the scope of the medical inquiries permitted under the FEHA/ADA and the confidentiality safeguards supervisors/managers must follow.
  • Practice the interactive accommodation process and explore workplace solutions that may enable an employee with a disability to perform his/her essential job functions.
  • Identify state resources and best practices for recruiting/interviewing job applicants and state employees with disabilities to ensure compliance with the employment provisions of the FEHA and the ADA.

Intended Audience

For hiring supervisors and managers.

Scheduled Times

8:30 AM to 12:30 PM - Other hours can be arranged.

Cost Per Person

Cost determined by department request for number of classes and locations.

Location

At department’s request.

Available Dates

At department’s request.

Bring this class to your facility

We offer the option of bringing this training to your facility utilizing your department's on-site computer lab for up to 20 attendees. Please contact us for additional information.