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The Leave and Disability Coordination Handbook

The Leave and Disability Coordination Handbook Look Inside

The Leave and Disability Coordination Handbook is the one reference that makes it safer and easier to handle all the laws affecting employees, disabilities and leave. It is the one sure way to sort out the confusion and overlap among...

  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Act
  • The Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • Workers’ compensation
  • And other laws!


Major Topics Covered

With the Leave & Disability Coordination Handbook, you can:

  • Stay ahead of the game with quarterly updates.
  • Easily navigate the complex web of compliance issues related to the ADA, the FMLA and state workers’ compensation laws — an area frequently referred to as the "Bermuda Triangle" of employment law — with regulations, guidance, policies and handy checklists available right at your fingertips.
  • Find the answers to your thorniest questions.
  • Resolve unique situations and respond to complex situations with easy access to our in-house subject matter experts.
  • And more!

This Handbook is your map to navigating the web of complex compliance issues of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act and state workers' compensation laws -- frequently called the "Bermuda Triangle" of employment law. A comprehensive guide, it gives you the tools you'll need to handle employee leave effectively -- practical guidance on granting leave requests, developing leave management strategies and returning employees to work. You'll answer the toughest leave questions everyday with the Handbook's state-by-state charts of workers' compensation laws, sample leave policies, flow charts, scenarios and tips for real-world solutions to compliance problems are included. You'll also get expert guidance explaining how laws affecting leave (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981(COBRA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act) interact. Newsletters and Handbook updates keep you abreast of developments in this dynamic area of employment law and practice.

Summary of Contents

100 Introduction and Overview
200 Mandates Concerning Leave and Disability
300 Responding to Leave Requests
400 Returning to Work
500 Salary and Benefits
600 Leave Management and Strategies
700 Enforcement and Penalties

Format and Frequency

  • One-volume manual
  • Updates (4)
  • Newsletters (4)

About Your Subscription

Your annual subscription includes published updates at no additional charge for the 12-month subscription period. If you have any questions about your subscription, please contact Client Services at 800-677-3789 or by emailing service@thompson.com


Authors and Editors

Editorial Advisory Board for The Leave & Disability Coordination Handbook

Francis P. Alvarez, Esq.
Jackson Lewis LLP
White Plains, N.Y.

Connie Bertram, Esq.
Cooley LLP
Washington, D.C.

Burton J. Fishman, Esq.
Fortney & Scott LLC
Washington, D.C.

Jack Fitzsimmons
San Francisco, Calif.

Beverly W. Garofalo, Esq.
Jackson Lewis LLP
Hartford, Conn.

Abbey G. Hairston, Esq.
Thatcher Law Firm
Greenbelt, Md.

Gregory C. Keating, Esq.
Littler Mendelson P.C.
Boston, Mass.

Michael Lotito, Esq.
Littler Mendelson P.C.
San Francisco, Calif.

Joan McGovern
JP Morgan Chase
New York, N.Y.

Ellen McLaughlin, Esq.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Chicago, Ill.

Peter Petesch, Esq.
Littler Mendelson P.C.
Washington, D.C.

Dean Silverberg, Esq.
Epstein, Becker & Green P.C.
New York City, N.Y.

Rae T. Vann, Esq.
Equal Employment Advisory Council
Washington, D.C.

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