A Smorgasbord of Dilemmas: Serving up solutions when accommodations collide.
Service dogs versus sensitive noses, sermonizers versus securlarists... With ever-expanding definitions of legally protected "disability" and religious "conscious" and an employer's obligation to reasonably accommodate these traits conflict between employees with "equal rights" will inevitably arise. Does one disability "trump" another? May (or must) an employer forbid an employee's "religious" discussion in the workplace? Explore these and other tricky scenarios through interesting real-life cases, learn the latest legal updates on disability and religious accommodation, and gain insights for effectively and legally managing your diverse workforce when accommodations and related employee rights collide.
On October 5th, 2015, attorneys Bill Symmes and Amy Mensik will be presenting at the 77th Annual NHRMA Conference & Tradeshow in Portland, Oregon.