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Legal Implications are Important, but Practical Applications are Critical

Springboard Consulting LLC – in collaboration with the Workforce Opportunity Network, will host a Must Attend Webinar.

The Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act (ADAAA)
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Legal Implications are Important, but Practical Applications are Critical"

Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 12:00 – 1:15pm EDT
In Celebration of the 21st Anniversary of the ADA

On May 24th of this year, the EEOC’s final ADA regulations went into effect in order to implement the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). Though the regulations were designed to simplify the determination of who has a disability and shift the focus from questions of discrimination to accommodation, employers are more confused than ever and concerned that virtually all employees will now be considered disabled.

The new regulations require collaborative efforts that now include Human Resources, Diversity and Work-Life professionals along with their counterparts in Affirmative Action. So while the legal implications are important, the practical applications are critical.  It’s the application of best practices that will help participants to successfully hire and retain the most qualified individuals, regardless of disability while mitigating ADA related risk.

This Webinar, delivered by Shelley Kaplan, Springboard’s ADA Services Manager and Nadine Vogel, President, Springboard, will address the “why” and more importantly, the “how” of appropriately supporting individuals with disabilities, as defined by the ADA, in both the workforce and the workplace.

Course: SB1001 Registration

Individual Registration:

$159 for one individual who is a Springboard client or a Workforce Opportunity Network member.
$199 for one individual with no current affiliation.

Group Registration:

$350 for multiple individuals in one location who are Springboard clients or a WON member.
$425 for multiple individuals in one location with no current affiliation.

Only 20 seats are available - REGISTER TODAY!

* Real Time Captioning will be provided for this Webinar.
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This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review in order to provide participants with HRCI credits, when approved. (In order to receive these credits, you must remain logged into the webinar from the start to the end, so that the system may record your participation.)

Springboard Consulting LLC is a US based consulting firm, recognized as the expert in mainstreaming disability in the global workforce, workplace and marketplace.  Springboard’s clients are cross-industry multi-national corporations. Offering corporate assessments, training, event production, campaign development and communications, etc., Springboard works directly with executives in diversity, work-life, human resources, affirmative action, learning & development, marketing and communications and more.  Springboard is also the producer of the highly acclaimed, annual Disability Matters Awards Banquet and Conference.  For more information, please visit the Springboard website at http://www.consultspringboard.com.

The Workforce Opportunity Network is a US cross-industry employer forum launched in 1962 and dedicated to advancing best practices in diversity and inclusion as well as EEO management.  WON members are diversity and EEO leaders from Fortune 500 companies and other large organizations that get together four times each year for in-person confidential roundtable meetings to share challenges, as well as best practices in both diversity and EEO compliance.  Membership also entitles members to daily updates on news on the field, as well as a quarterly round-up of developments, regular webinars and other networking opportunities. For more information please visit our website http://www.orcnetworks.com/node/20.