January 17, 2024
60 Minutes
Available All Day

ADA Reasonable Accommodations and The Interactive Process

Speaker Name
Racquel Harris


Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 requires employers to provide a reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities so long as it does not create an undue hardship on the employer. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it even more difficult for employers to navigate the Americans with Disabilities Act and The Interactive process. Missteps can be costly and have severe legal consequences.

Session Highlights:

  • The definition of a Disability under the ADA.
  • The 3 categories of reasonable accommodation.
  • The most important steps to take during the interactive process.
  • The most effective ways to properly address performance or conduct issues with an employee perceived as having a disability.
  • How to properly document the interactive process to prevent potential litigation.
  • How to avoid costly mistakes during the interactive process.
  • How to recognize a request for Accommodation.
  • Ways to ensure job descriptions are ADA-compliant.

Why You Should Attend:

This training will provide an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act and important steps that employers should take to avoid legal consequences. Additionally, this training will demonstrate how to navigate ADA compliance with other applicable employment laws.

Who Should Attend:

  • Senior Leadership
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Compliance Professionals
  • Managers and Supervisors
  • Operations Professionals
  • Benefits Professionals
  • Employees

Note: You will get access to the Recording link and E-Transcript; in your account and at your registered email address.

Racquel Harris is The Chief Strategy Officer at R. L. Harris & Associates, LLC. Racquel has 25 years of Executive level experience in Human Resources and earned two certifications in Human Resources and certification in Risk Management. Racquel is a graduate of Indiana University where she received a BA in Organizational Communication.