Get Ready for the 2024 DMEC FMLA/ADA Compliance Conference!

by Lana L. Rupprecht, Esq. - AVP Product Compliance

February 27, 2024


The 2024 Disability Management Employer Conference (DMEC) FMLA/ADA Compliance Conference starts March 25!

For more information check out the agenda 2024 DMEC Compliance Conference Agenda | DMEC, and registration information: 2024 DMEC Compliance Conference | DMEC.

Reliance Matrix will be there and presenting at the following programs:

Tuesday, March 26 from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Insights from the DOL and EEOC: Current FMLA and ADA Challenges

Lana L. Rupprecht, Assistant Vice President and Senior Product Compliance Counsel of Reliance Matrix will be one of the moderators for this program.

In this session, Christine M. Schott, Senior Advisor, Wage and Hour Division at the U.S. Department of Labor, and Jocelyn Samuels, Vice Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will discuss current employer challenges under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as key DOL and EEOC priorities. Some topics covered include leaves of absence, job protections, remote workers, scheduling and overtime issues, medical documentation questions, long COVID, mental health, and other trending leave and accommodation issues.

Wednesday, March 27 from 1:00-2:00 p.m.

How to Manage an Uncooperative Employee under the ADA

In this session, Eric Broutman, Director-Employment Law and Litigation Counsel, and Armando Rodriguez, Product Compliance Counsel have planned an interactive and fun session discussing how to manage uncooperative employees under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In this session Eric and Armando will cover how to work with an uncooperative, uninformative employee including what can be asked, what medical information can be required and what deadlines or timelines can be imposed.

Also, don't forget to visit Reliance Matrix at Booth 109 during the week and chat with a representative!