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National PELRA Annual Training Conference

April 26, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Pre-Conference Workshop – April 26, 2020 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.:

ADA/ADAAA Compliance – Everything You Need to Do This Hard Stuff Right!
Rachel Shaw is back by popular demand, and you won’t want to find out Monday that you missed the best training on the ADA your colleagues have ever attended! You will leave feeling empowered, entertained and with tangible tools to enhance your organization’s good work. Rachel is the expert on ADA Compliance and delivers a training like no other. Her high-energy,
solutions focused trainings are sought after by companies across the country because she brings real-life solutions that actually work! Rachel makes this topic entertaining and interesting, while not losing sight that the goal is to provide employers with tools and resources to enhance and improve their individual disability programs. During this pre-session, Rachel will expertly guide you through her trademarked disability interactive process protocol, “The Hallway.” This step-by-step protocol
to ADA compliance will then be used as a foundation to tackle some of the most complex disability matters facing public sector employers today, including psychological disabilities, claims of “my disability made me do it,” workers’ compensation frequent flyers, and more!


Plenary Session – April 27, 2020 at 3:05pm – 4:20 p.m.:

P2: When Disability and Discipline Collide
Things get tricky when performance may or may not be impacted by a perceived or actual disability. Most employers are, unfortunately, familiar with employee cases where questions of disability arise toward the end of a disciplinary process. Where to start? Legal issues surrounding both discipline and disability abound, it is important to understand how the two can be intertwined legally. This training will help you navigate these issues and assist you to getting to the same goal of both the Disability Interactive Process and Progressive Discipline – for an employee’s performance standards to be met.
Learn how to manage these especially tough cases in compliance with the ADA and about specific solutions on how to proceed down the Disability Interactive Process Hallway™!


April 26, 2020 @ 8:00 am
April 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm


AT&T Hotel And Conference Center
1900 University Ave
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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