Defining “Disability” in the Wake of COVID-19 Under the ADA

Tania J. Mistretta
Tania J. Mistretta | Jackson Lewis P.C.

Tania J Mistretta is a principal in the New York City, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing employers in all areas of employment law, including handling employment litigation matters and offering preventative counseling.

Live Video-Broadcast: March 3, 2022

Defining “Disability” in the Wake of COVID-19 Under the ADA
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Program Summary

This presentation will provide an overview of the definition of “disability” under the ADA, with specific discussion regarding the implications of the recent guidance issued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This presentation will further discuss the implications of the COVID-19 guidance, on employers’ obligations to engage in an interactive dialogue with employees under the ADA, and the potential challenges under various state laws.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • The definition of “Disability” under the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Implications of the recent guidance issued by the U.S.
  • Implications of the COVID-19 guidance, on employers’ obligations to engage in an interactive dialogue with employees under the ADA

Date / Time: March 3, 2022

  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Central
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am Mountain
  • 9:00 am – 10:00 am Pacific

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Speakers

Tania J. Mistretta_myLawCLETania J. Mistretta | Jackson Lewis P.C.

Tania J Mistretta is a principal in the New York City, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing employers in all areas of employment law, including handling employment litigation matters and offering preventative counseling.

Tania’s employment litigation experience includes defending employers against claims of discrimination, retaliation and harassment under federal, state and local law. She regularly counsels employers on a broad range of employee issues, including disciplines and terminations, leave and accommodation requests, and helps employers implement policies to keep them in compliance with increasing changes to the law.

Agenda

I. The definition of “Disability” under the Americans with Disabilities Act | 12:00 pm – 12:25 pm
II. Implications of the recent guidance issued by the U.S. | 12:25 pm -12:40 pm
III. Implications of the COVID-19 guidance, on employers’ obligations to engage in an interactive dialogue with employees under the ADA | 12:40 pm -1:00 pm