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    Handling Employee Mental Health Under the FMLA & ADA

    Date: January 24, 2023, 10:00am – 11:00am
    Jackie Huffman
    Free for HCHRA Members / $35 Non-Members
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    Summary:  Join Tina Harkness to learn about how to handle employee mental health issues under the FMLA and the ADA. She will answer these questions and more:

    • What is similar/different in handling employee mental health issues from physical issues?

    • What medical inquiries are allowed under the FMLA and the ADA?

    • When is it OK to ask for documentation from an employee’s health care provider? What type of health care provider can provide medical certification?

    • At what point would FMLA be approved?

    • What are some examples of accommodations that could be provided for employee mental health issues?


    Tina Harkness, Esq., SPHR, SHRM-CP

    General Counsel
    Admitted to practice law in Colorado and Nebraska

    Tina is an employment law attorney and General Counsel for Employers Council, Inc. Tina is a frequent speaker on topics including legal issues in managing employees, harassment prevention, civil rights,managing employee medical issues, diversity, and other subjects.