Disability Rights Protections in the Employment & Labor Context

The session will provide information about what constitutes a “disability” under civil rights laws, and what legal protections are afforded to employees (or applicants) who meet that definition. The session will also provide information about available remedies, along with tips and best practices for planning for advocacy, and preparing clients for advocacy.
Date training recorded: Apr 20, 2020
Trainer(s): Linda Kilb, Rachael Langston
Sponsoring Organization(s): Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF), Legal Aid at Work


DETAILS

This webinar focuses on the federal and California civil rights protections available to people with disabilities in the employment and labor context. The session will provide information about what constitutes a “disability” under civil rights laws, and what legal protections are afforded to employees (or applicants) who meet that definition. The session will also provide information about available remedies, along with tips and best practices for planning for advocacy, and preparing clients for advocacy.

Presenters: Linda D. Kilb, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF) and Rachael M. Langston, Legal Aid at Work (LAAW)

MCLE: 1 hour Elimination of Bias

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This webinar is intended to provide legal information, not legal advice, for the purposes of training only practicing attorneys. The legal information in this webinar is not intended to be a substitute for seeking personalized legal advice from an attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction. Further, we do not intend to create an attorney-client relationship with any listener.



ADDITIONAL INFO

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MCLE: 1 hour (Elimination of Bias)
Last revised: Apr 20, 2020 3:39 pm