July 28 - Managing ADA/FEHA Reasonable Accommodations in a Time of COVID-19: Work from Home Request

TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2020 - Registration is now closed.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PT
Virtual Education

What do you do when an employee provides a doctor's note stating a medical need to work from home because of COVID-19? How do you manage employee requests to work from home at a time when you are asking all employees in the workgroup to return to the workplace either full time or part time?

Rachel Shaw and her firm have created a COVID-19 Disability Compliance Program that gives you not only answers but also a step-by-step process to create a program that will work for your organization. Leave with sample scripts, template letters, forms and a flowchart to ensure you not only do good and compliant work, but have a process to document it as well.



  1. How to manage reasonable accommodation requests related to COVID-19
  2. How to ensure you employ a consistent and compliant program
  3. How to make sure you document your good work

PDCs: 1.5
Member: $40
Non-member: $60
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Rachel Shaw is the president and principal consultant of Shaw HR Consulting Inc. With more than 20 years of executive-level human resources experience, Rachel is recognized nationwide as a leader in helping public- and private-sector employers manage their most challenging personnel issues. Rachel and her team provide comprehensive solutions to employers on how to successfully manage the interconnected roles of human resources, workers’ compensation and disability compliance to successfully reduce litigation and the costs of claims and to improve employee-employer relations throughout the process.

Rachel is known nationally as the authority on how to implement and manage the FEHA/ADA Disability Interactive Process for candidates and employees. Her trainings and seminars are highly anticipated by human resource and risk management professionals as informative, dynamic and packed with real-life practical solutions. She is the author of the industry best-selling and award-winning book The Disabled Workforce: What the ADA Never Anticipated.

Rachel served as director of human resources for the city of Oxnard and prior to that was the human resources director for the Montebello Unified School District. She is a graduate of Brown University and also earned a Master of Business Administration from Colorado State University.

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