Jeff also will share several best practices to implement that will reduce (not eliminate) the chances you inadvertently stumble into litigation. Patience (a virtue not necessarily possessed by supervisory staff) is key. Additionally, training supervisors on basic ADA concepts is crucial. They do not know what they do not know.
Jeff Shoskin is an experienced attorney who works collaboratively with private and public sector employers to address the ever-changing framework of federal, state, and local workplace laws and regulations. He represents employers in court and provides in-depth counseling and training on a wide array of topics (e.g., FMLA, ADA, FLSA, discrimination, harassment, effective discipline and discharge) and assists clients in drafting various employment documents (e.g., handbooks, forms, policies, and agreements — employment, restrictive covenant, and separation).